The Gopher football team wrapped up 2015 spring practice with its annual Spring Game
Minnesota had a pair of return touchdowns for the second week in a row.
Gophers welcome newest class of football players
OVERVIEW: Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com earned two-star rankings from both Scout.com and ESPN listed as the No. 88 running back in the nation and the No. 224 player in the State of Texas by ESPN No. 143 at the running back position, according to Scout.com versatility shows in running and pass-catching ability good speed for a bigger back gets downhill quickly runs through many arm-tackles good field vision allows him to plant, cut and run to daylight.
HIGH SCHOOL: Currently attends Lewisville High School back-to-back second-team All-District 8-5A selection rushed for 850 yards on 157 carries with five touchdowns in 2011 caught 26 passes for 389 yards and three TDs as a senior totals from his 2011 campaign ranked No. 10 in total rushing yards in the state and No. 25 in yards per game ranked No. 9 in Texas in all-purpose yards for 2011 with 1,239 carried the ball 94 times for 465 yards and four scores during his junior season of 2010 coached by Dick Olin.
PERSONAL: Rodrick Williams was born March 29, 1994 son of Quwonia Williams.
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.