Dave and Janine
Season Ticket Holders Since 2005
Resides: Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Q: When was your first Gopher Football game? What do you remember about it?
A: I went to a few Gopher games when I was young and thought is was really cool. We really started to go to the games when our two sons went to the `U' starting in 1998. We have missed very few games since.
Q: What is the most memorable Gopher Football game you have ever been to?
A: Beating Iowa two years ago in the final game of the year, and beating them again this year.
Q: Why do you believe Coach Kill is the right coach for Minnesota Football?
A: Coach Kill has a plan that has worked in the past. We believe it will work for the Gophers.
Q: Do you have a favorite Gopher apparel item?
A: Most of my wardrobe is Maroon and Gold. I wear it all proudly.
Q: If you tailgate what is your favorite part? Do you have a favorite tailgate food?
A: We love to tailgate. We get there early (usually 8:00 a.m.) and make it a day long event. It is great to spend the day with family and friends. Our favorite meal is the Thanksgiving game meal of turkey, sweet potatoes, green beans, biscuits, and pecan pie.
Q: What is your favorite part of Gopher Gamedays? Do you have any gameday traditions?
A: Gopher gameday means sharing a wonderful day with family and friends. We always take a group picture of our experience.
Q: Why will you Be There in 2012 for Gopher Football?
A: We will be back next year because we love Gopher gameday.
Q: What is one word that describes your experience as a Football Season Ticket Holder?
A: One word that describes our experience as Football Season Ticket Holder is: Priceless.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.
Brooks Named Doak Walker Award Candidate
University of Minnesota sophomore Shannon Brooks is on the Doak Walker Award's preseason candidates list.