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NCAA settlement presents challenges for Gophers athletic department

New solutions will be needed to balance the budget following the 2024-25 school year.

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Gophers athletic director Mark Coyle.
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NCAA settlement presents challenges for Gophers athletic department

New solutions will be needed to balance the budget following the 2024-25 school year.

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Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck walks on the field before a game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb., on Nov. 5, 2022.
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Gophers offer 2026 three-star Pennsylvania defensive lineman

Alexander Haskell is the No. 15-ranked recruit in Pennsylvania's 2026 class.

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Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck looks on before the game against Illinois at Huntington Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Nov. 4, 2023.
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Gophers offer 2026 Indiana defensive lineman Kobe Cherry

Cherry is a three-star prospect and the No. 6-ranked recruit in Indiana's 2026 class.

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Texas pitcher Cole Selvig (46) pitches against Houston Christian at UFCU Disch Falk Field on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.
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Gophers gain commitment from Texas transfer pitcher Cole Selvig

Selvig was the Wisconsin Baseball Coaches' Association Division 4 Player of the Year in 2023.

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Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck looks on before the game against Illinois at Huntington Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Nov. 4, 2023.
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2026 three-star quarterback schedules unofficial visit with Gophers

Owen Lansu is a top-15 prospect in Illinois' 2026 class.

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Amari Allen of IMG Academy goes up for a layup against Richmond Heights in the City of Palms Classic on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers.
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Report: 4-star Amari Allen schedules official visit with Gophers

Allen will officially visit Wisconsin, UCF and Minnesota.

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Golden Gate Titans defensive back Bradley Martino (2) celebrates a play during the third quarter of a game against the Gulf Coast Sharks at Gulf Coast High School in Naples on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023.
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Gophers WR commit Bradley Martino takes massive leap in latest recruiting rankings

Martino is now a top 300 recruit according to On3.

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Jayden Moore
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Gophers in-state 2026 target lands in updated top-60 recruit rankings

Hopkins High School's Jayden Moore is a top-60 recruit.

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Ball State's Tyler Cochran shoots past Miami of Ohio's defense during their game at Worthen Arena Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022.
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Gophers gain commitment from Toledo transfer Tyler Cochran

Cochran averaged 14.4 points and 6.4 rebounds per game last season.

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Kent State Golden Flashes forward Magnus Entenmann (14) and Toledo Rockets guard Tyler Cochran (23) fight for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Thursday, March 14, 2024, in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Report: Toledo transfer Tyler Cochran heavily considering Gophers

Minnesota is looking at a late addition from the transfer portal.

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Jan 1, 2020; Tampa, Florida, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach PJ Fleck (yellow tie) walks on the field after defeating the Auburn Tigers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports
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Where does Gophers' 2025 class stack up to other years under P.J. Fleck?

Will Minnesota be able to ink its best class ever under Fleck?

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Nov 13, 2021; Iowa City, Iowa, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers helmet on the field before the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
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Gophers heavily in the mix for rising four-star WR Terrence Smith

Minnesota could be adding another commitment from a talented wide receiver soon.

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Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck in the second quarter at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Sept. 16, 2023.
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Texas offensive lineman Nelson McGuire III decommits from Gophers

McGuire committed on June 9 following a 'Summer Splash' recruiting weekend.

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Jan 3, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach Dawn Plitzuweit looks on during the first half against the Maryland Terrapins at Williams Arena. Mandatory Credit: Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports
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Gophers women's basketball adds commitment from 2025 Arkansas state champion

Zoey Bershers verbally committed to Minnesota on Saturday.

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December 26, 2021; Scottsdale, AZ; Minnesota Defensive End, senior, Boye Mafe, answers questions at the Guaranteed Rate Bowl Media Day at Camelback Inn

Ncaa Football Guaranteed Rate Bowl Media Day
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P.J. Fleck's 5 recruiting 'hidden gems' as Gophers head coach

Where has Fleck found his most success on the recruiting trail?

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Trey Bixby
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Former Gophers 4-star recruit making comeback at Minnesota-Duluth

Bixby was the No. 1 recruit in the state of Minnesota in 2022

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Sep 16, 2023; Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA;  Minnesota Golden Gophers offensive lineman Quinn Carroll (77) on the field before the game at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Gophers have found success recruiting linemen in the portal

How has Minnesota adjusted to the new transfer portal world?

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Sep 16, 2023; Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck on the field before the game at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Gophers extend offer to 2027 QB phenom Trae Taylor

Minnesota has joined a long list of programs recruiting Taylor.

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Nov 24, 2018; Madison, WI, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers mascot Goldy Gopher prior to the game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
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Forest Lake 2026 DL commits to Gophers immediately after being offered

Minnesota has added its second in-state commitment for 2026.

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Bradley Martino, Golden Gate High School, Football, All Area, Fall 2023.
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Bradley Martino has all the traits to be the next great Gophers WR

How does Martino stack up with the all-time great UMN receivers?

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Golden Gate Titans wide receiver Bradley Martino (2) makes a catch over Barron Collier Cougars defensive back Nathan Hendry (8) and scores a touchdown during the third quarter of a district game at Barron Collier High School in Naples on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023.
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5 most impactful 2025 recruits committed to the Gophers

Who do fans need to keep an eye on?

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Sep 19, 2009; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Gophers mascot Goldie Gopher leads the crowd in a cheer after Minnesota scored against the California Bears in the second quarter at TCF Bank Stadium. The Bears won 35-21. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports
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Gophers' 2025 recruiting class rises near top 15 after busy weekend

Minnesota now has 23 verbal commitments.

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Cretin-Derham Hall coach Jerry Kline Jr. talks to the team during a time out in the second half against Stevens at Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Minn., on Jan. 28, 2017.
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Gophers target Tommy Ahneman transferring to Cretin-Derham Hall

Ahneman was the North Dakota Gatorade Player of the Year last season.

Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck stands before taking the field prior to the game against Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wis., on Nov. 26, 2022.
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Gophers offer 2026 S.D. wide receiver Dveyoun Bonwell-Witte

Washington High School standout recently received an offer from Big Ten rival Nebraska.

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Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck looks on during the third quarter at Huntington Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sept. 9, 2023.
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More commitments rolling in for Gophers football program

Minnesota now has 22 commits in its No. 19-ranked 2025 recruiting class.

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