April 8, 2013
The Minnesota football team announced a change to its spring practice schedule for the week of April 8.
The Gophers will practice on Tuesday (April 9), Thursday (April 11) and Friday (April 12) of this week. The team was originally scheduled to practice on Wednesday night, but that practice has been moved to Thursday afternoon.
Practices on Tuesday and Thursday will both be held at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex and will begin at 3:30 p.m. The scrimmage on Friday will also be at the Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex.
This is the third straight year, coach Jerry Kill has opened up spring practices to the public and media.
2017 Spring Preview: Defensive Backs
Minnesota has 12 defensive backs on its spring roster and is led by safeties Adekunle Ayinde, Duke McGhee and Antoine Winfield.
Coach Linguist Mic'd Up
Hear from Gopher Football secondary coach Maurice Linguist as he's "mic'd up" during a spring 2017 football practice!
2017 Spring Preview: Running Backs
Minnesota's run game is expected to be led by Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks, who will be juniors in the fall.