It’s been quite some time since Glen Mason has roamed the sidelines as University of Minnesota head football coach, but he’s still around the game in a slightly different capacity. Listen as the Big Ten Network analyst previews the 2014 Big Ten Football season and gives his two cents about the product on the field for the Gophers this season.
Gopher Sports Update goes beyond the scores and brings listeners unparalleled access, conversations and profiles of Golden Gopher student athletes, coaches, administrators and alumni.
With the Gopher football season about a week away, the guys listen in to Jerry Kill at Big Ten media day and break down the maroon and gold’s schedule that comes in like a lamb, but finishes like a lion.
Gopher Sports Update never forgets those that have left campus, especially when they’ve gone on to big things. Former maroon and gold left-handed pitcher Tom Windle is in the middle of making those big things happen, carving out a path to the major leagues in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system. He takes some time to catch us up on his progress and take a few trots down memory lane.
GSU takes a trip out of the studio to Richard Pitino’s summer press conference in which he addresses goals for the upcoming season, where the Gophers need to improve after his first season at the helm, and the facts and myths of a clash with Louisville come November.
In an annual favorite, Gopher baseball coach John Anderson checks in with Gopher Sports Update to discuss his team’s season, his incoming recruiting class, and the ongoing drama of where his program fits in with the new Vikings stadium.
The conclusion of our two-part interview with former Minnesota Vikings and maroon and gold safety Jack Brewer. In the finale, Jack talks about the effect concussions are having in the lives of those around him at just 35 years old, and about why he is “disappointed” in Norwood Teague and the Gophers as they move forward in their facility fundraising efforts.
An impressive player on the field, former Gopher football defensive star Jack Brewer has done even more amazing things away from the gridiron in recent years. In part one of our two-week discussion with the founder of The Brewer Group and The Jack Brewer Foundation, topics included are his recent philanthropic efforts, how he has gotten to where he is today, and pay-for-play at the college level.
One of the best pitchers in Gopher Softball history joins Gopher Sports Update this week to talk to the guys about how she has parlayed her college career into a professional gig with the Chicago Bandits of National Pro Fastpitch.
St. Kate’s University has a new head golf coach, and she is just 25 years old. She is also a former Gopher who graduated from the U in 2011 after a successful golf career in maroon and gold. Michele Edlin joins the show this week in what can only be described as an extremely busy time in her life.
At this time last year, Gopher softball starting catcher Taylor LeMay hadn’t stepped foot on a college softball diamond, not seeing the field while at Division II Concordia-St. Paul her freshman season. Now, she can say she started every game behind the dish for a team that made the NCAA Super Regionals before being ousted by Oregon one step before the College World Series. A fun conversation with a great story, soon-to-be junior Taylor Lemay of the Gopher softball team.