Connor Cosgrove
Connor Cosgrove

RS Senior

Fitchburg, Wis.

Last College:
St. Cloud State

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175



Business and Marketing Education


Cosgrove Receives McNamara Student-Athlete Achievement Award

Football player turned philanthropist inspires others


Seventh Annual Golden Goldys Handed Out at TCF Bank Stadium

Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics


GOpher Connor Relay For Life Fundraiser Set

Members of the Minnesota football office are raising funds for the Relay For Life


Cosgrove, Rabe To Receive NFF Awards Tonight

Cosgrove will be honored with the 2013 Courage Award


Gophers Partner With Be The Match

Minnesota will hold a bone marow registry drive from 1-4 p.m. on Feb. 13

OVERVIEW: Cosgrove was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, which ended his football playing career. Since his diagnosis, he has remained an inspirational member of the team and has devoted time to charitable organizations like St. Baldrick's Foundation, Be The Match and Relay For Life. Cosgrove received the team's Tony Dungy Character and Community Service Award in 2012. He was also honored with the 2013 Courage Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Did not see action in freshman season at St. Cloud State University.

HIGH SCHOOL: Leading receiver of 2008 Edgewood High School (Wis.) football team • two-year football letterwinner, one-year baseball letterwinner • 2008 all-star state selection • high school coach was Al Minnaert • 2008 Academic All-State selection • 2008 All-City selection.

PERSONAL: Born April 5, 1991 • son of Kevin and Michelle Cosgrove.


Gopher Football's Most Interesting Man


Trying to capture Drew Wolitarsky in only 800 words is comparable to defensive backs trying to cover him across the middle of the field.

More Than 18 Wheels


On Oct. 4, 1986 the Gophers traveled to West Lafayette, Ind., and rolled to a 36-9 victory over Purdue. That win had more importance on the history of Minnesota football than any fan...

Gopher Talk With Adekunle Ayinde


Adekunle Ayinde tell us his hidden talent, talks favorite road trip he has ever been on with the team and more in today's Gopher Talk!

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics