Gophers look to extend winning streak to three against Illinois
Jordan Wettstein clinched the win with a 32-yard field goal in triple overtime.
Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27
Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.
Gophers welcome newest class of football players
Highlights from Minnesota's three-overtime victory against UNLV in Las Vegas.
2013 SENIOR SEASON: Appeared against UNLV and at New Mexico State, but did not record any statistics rushed two times for nine yards at Michigan.
2012 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in five games and rushed for 73 yards on 27 carries Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota debut at UNLV where he rushed 14 times for 51 yards and one touchdown also played vs New Hampshire, Western Michigan, Syracuse and at Nebraska.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Transferred from Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College named a team captain for the Bulldogs for the 2011 season ranked 12th in the nation in rushing as a sophomore and eighth as a freshman rushed for 1,042 yards (4.6 yards per carry) and nine touchdowns in 2011 recorded 1,297 yards (5.5 ypc) and 16 scores in 2010 helped lead team to a 10-2 mark in 2011, including a division championship and a victory in the Mississippi Bowl coached by Steve Campbell.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Pearl River High School earned all-state honors as a senior three-time all-metro honoree by the New Orleans Times-Picayune three-time all-district selection rushed for 1,787 yards as a senior ran for more than 1,400 yards and 20 scores in 2008 led state of Louisiana with 2,213 yards and 24 scores as a sophomore coached by Joe Harris.
PERSONAL: Born November 30, 1990 son of Louis and Candatha Burnett business and marketing education major.
Three Gophers To Play In January Showcase Games
Hendrick Ekpe, Mitch Leidner and Jonah Pirsig have accepted invitations to play in post-collegiate games in January.
Carpenter, Richardson Recognized by AP
The Associated Press named its All-Big Ten on Monday with Emmit Carpenter earning first team honors and Steven Richardson being named second team.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.