Golden Gophers in the Super Bowl

Super Bowl Champions
Name Year(s) Super Bowl(s) Team(s)
Gabe Gillingham 1967, '68 I, II Packers
Bobby Bell 1970 IV Chiefs
Aaron Brown 1970 IV Chiefs
Bob Stein 1970 IV Chiefs
John Williams 1971 V Chiefs
Tony Dungy 1979, 2007 XIII, XLI Steelers, Colts
Keith Fahnhorst 1982, '85 XVI, XIX 49ers
Jim Fahnhorst 1985, '89, '90 XIX, XXIII, XXIV 49ers
Ray Hitchcock 1988 XXII Redskins
Brian Williams 1991 XXV Giants
Chip Lohmiller 1992 XXVI Redskins
Chris Darkins 1997 XXXI Packers
Tyrone Carter 2006, '09 XL, XLIII Steelers
Darrell Reid 2007 XLI Colts
Ben Utecht 2007 XLI Colts
Matt Spaeth 2009 XLIII Steelers
Competed in Super Bowl
Name Year(s) Super Bowl(s) Team
Bobby Bell 1967 I Chiefs
Aaron Brown 1967 I Chiefs
Roger Hagberg 1968 II Raiders
John Williams 1969 III Colts
Kent Kramer 1970 IV Vikings
Milt Sunde 1970, '74, '75 IV, VIII, IX Vikings
Carl Eller 1970, '74, '75, '77 IV, VIII, IX, XI Vikings
Doug Kingsriter 1974, '75 VIII, IX Vikings
Jeff Wright 1974, '75, '77 VIII, IX, XI Vikings
Rick Upchurch 1978 XII Broncos
John Williams 1980 XIV Rams
Karl Mecklenburg 1987, '88, '90 XXI, XXII, XXIV Broncos
Fred Foggie 1996 XXX Steelers
Chris Darkins 1998 XXXII Packers
Brian Williams 2001 XXXV Giants
Thomas Tapeh 2005 XXXIX Eagles
Eric Decker 2014 XLVIII Broncos


Gophers Beat Rutgers 34-32 on Homecoming


Emmit Carpenter kicked a 28 yard field goal with six seconds to play as Minnesota beat Rutgers, 34-32, on Homecoming at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gopher Football's Most Interesting Man


Trying to capture Drew Wolitarsky in only 800 words is comparable to defensive backs trying to cover him across the middle of the field.

More Than 18 Wheels


On Oct. 4, 1986 the Gophers traveled to West Lafayette, Ind., and rolled to a 36-9 victory over Purdue. That win had more importance on the history of Minnesota football than any fan...

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