Gophers add 24 to roster
Go behind the scenes of Gopher Football Signing Day.
Billy Glasscock is the Gophers' director of recruiting operations. Glasscock oversees the entire recruiting staff and is responsible for every aspect of recruiting, including official visits and walk-on recruiting. National recruiting analyst Tom Lemming named Glasscock as one of five national directors of operations of the year in 2014.
Glasscock was a recruiting operations assistant and assistant strength and conditioning coach at Northern Illinois for two years prior to joining the Minnesota staff. He has also coached at Arizona Western College and Joliet Junior College.
Glasscock holds a bachelor's degree from the United States Sports Academy.
He and his wife Amanda have twin daughters, Ava and Maddie.
THE GLASSCOCK FILE
2011-present: Minnesota - Director of Recruiting Operations
2010: Northern Illinois - Assistant Director of Football Operations
2009: Northern Illinois - Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
2008: Arizona Western College - Wide Receivers/Passing Game Coordinator
2006-07: Joliet Junior College - Wide Receivers
2003-05: Joliet Junior College - Running Backs
2002: Joliet Junior College - Defensive Backs (won NJCAA National Championship)
U Sends Eight To NFL In Last Three Drafts
Minnesota has had eight players drafted in the last three years after having zero picks from 2011-13.
Gophers Headed To NFL
The Gophers had two players – Eric Murray and De’Vondre Campbell – selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Three Gophers Honored by NFF
Christenson, Mortell, Thomas awarded for outstanding academics by the National Football Foundation