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)
Gophers Ground Game Gaining Yards
Minnesota running game, which has scored 11 touchdowns, powered by three backs and a healthy quarterback.
Sherels, Murray, Boddy-Calhoun Impact NFL Games
Sherels, Murray, Boddy-Calhoun impact NFL games with big plays. Sherels punt return sparks Minnesota to win, while Boddy-Calhoun returned an interception for a touchdown.
Game 4: Minnesota at Penn State
Minnesota opens Big Ten play at Penn State on Saturday, Oct. 1. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.