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)
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.