Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Philip Nelson tossed two touchdowns and Michael Carter made two interceptions for Minnesota
Postgame Notes from Minnesota's 26-10 loss to Michigan State at TCF Bank Stadium.
Keanon Cooper finished with eight tackles and one forced fumble.
Coach Kill met with the media today in advance of Minnesota's game with Michigan on Saturday
The Golden Gophers moved to 2-0 with a 44-21 win over New Mexico State.
Derrick Wells talks about his role in the secondary during spring practice.
Highlights from Minnesota's three-overtime victory against UNLV in Las Vegas.
Football vs Iowa 11.08.14
Photos from the Gophers vs. Western Illinois football game at TCF Bank Stadium, Sept. 14, 2013
Gopher football game vs. Michigan State, Nov. 24, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium
Photos from Gopher Football vs. the Michigan Wolverines on Nov. 3, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium.
Photos from the Gopher Football game vs. Purdue at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (10/27/12)
2014 SENIOR SEASON: Started eight of 13 games played made 40 tackles and broke up three passes recorded one interception. Game-by-Game: Started at cornerback and made five tackles against Eastern Illinois made one tackle and broke up one pass against Middle Tennessee tied for team lead with 11 tackles at TCU tallied one tackle and broke up one pass against San Jose State started at Michigan made three tackles against Northwestern assisted on one tackle against Purdue made seven tackles at Illinois broke up a pass against Iowa tallied five tackles against Ohio State made two tackles at Nebraska assisted on one tackle at Wisconsin made three tackles and had one interception against Missouri.
2013 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 10 games and started five missed three games and was hampered all season with an injury made 17 tackles, including one tackle-for-loss broke up three passes, had one interception and recovered one fumble. Game-by-Game: Missed the UNLV game with an injury made his season debut at New Mexico State and recorded two tackles started at cornerback and made one tackle against Western Illinois registered three tackles and recovered one fumble against San Jose State made four solo tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, and broke up one pass against Iowa notched four tackles at Michigan saw limited action at Northwestern and against Nebraska, but did not record any statistics missed the Indiana game with an injury broke up one pass against Northwestern competed against Wisconsin made one interception, broke up one pass and had three tackles at Michigan State missed the Syracuse game with an injury.
2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in all 13 games despite battling a recurring injury during the season started 11 at safety tied for third on the team in tackles (74), second on the team in solo tackles (46), second on the team in pass breakups (10) and also made two interceptions named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week and Bronko Nagurski National Player of the Week after his performance at UNLV. Game-by-Game: Made his first career start at UNLV and recorded two interceptions (first and second of his career) and had team-high eight tackles made a team-high eight tackles against New Hampshire and a team-high 10 tackles vs. Western Michigan had six tackles against Syracuse broke up two passes and made four tackles at Iowa made one solo stop vs. Northwestern had eight total tackles and one bass breakup in start at Wisconsin assisted on one tackle vs. Purdue made four tackles as reserve vs. Michigan had two tackles and a game-sealing fumble recovery at Illinois made five solo tackles at Nebraska had a career-high 12 tackles vs. Michigan State made five tackles vs. Texas Tech.
2011 FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in 11 games recorded eight tackles. Game-by-Game: Appeared in season opener at USC and home opener versus New Mexico State notched first career tackle in 29-23 home victory against Miami (Ohio) appeared against North Dakota State tallied an assist at Michigan recorded first career solo tackle at Purdue appeared vs. Nebraska did not see action vs. Iowa assisted on two tackles at Michigan State notched two solo tackles vs. Wisconsin appeared at Northwestern garnered one assisted tackle in 27-7 victory against Illinois.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Lehigh High School team was 5-6 in 2010 and 7-6 in 2009 after starting the season 0-4 team advanced to 2009 Class 3A Regional finals two-time second-team all-area selection by the News-Press took part in the John Carrigan Rotary Classic all-star game had 80 tackles as a senior made 75 tackles and six interceptions as a junior track and field standout, taking part in the 200 and 400-meter dashes coached by Pete Fominaya.
PERSONAL: Born July 8, 1993 son of Edward Wells and Margaret Babb.
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.