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The Gopher Report Podcast

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Alex Carlson, Connor Stevens, and Sean Williams break down what's happening in the world of Gopher sports. Alex, Connor, and Sean write for The Gopher Report, the Minnesota site on the Rivals/Yahoo! sports network.
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Football Season Wrap
Alex Carlson and Sean Williams put a bow on the 2020 season for the Gophers. Minnesota finished with a 3-4 record and opted not to play in a bowl game. We discuss top players on offense and defense, who's future is bright moving into the 2021 season, and roster additions that need to be made in recruiting and the transfer market.
01:14:20
January 4, 2021
Previewing Nebraska
Alex Carlson and Sean Williams preview Minnesota's weekend matchup against the Nebraska Cornhuskers
57:43
December 10, 2020
Purdue wrap, COVID pause, and what's left to play for
Alex Carlson and Sean Williams discuss what could be left for Minnesota's football season this year after two COVID cancellations - what's left to play for? Plus, the positives and negatives from the Purdue win and a whole lot more.
48:56
December 1, 2020
Recapping the Iowa loss, previewing Purdue
Alex Carlson and Sean Williams recap Minnesota's 35-7 loss to Iowa and preview the Gophers next Friday night showdown against the Purdue Boilermakers - keys to the game, key players, bold predictions, and score predictions all discussed.
01:01:35
November 20, 2020
Previewing the Battle for Floyd
TGR staff Alex Carlson, Sean Williams, and Connor Stevens preview the Gophers Friday night matchup with the Iowa Hawkeyes 
41:48
November 12, 2020
Young D-Line Shows Potential in Gopher Blowout Win Over Illinois
Connor Stevens, Alex Carlson, and Gopher Report Publisher Sean Williams break down a Gophers defense that showed up for the first time this season against Illinois. They talk young and improved defensive line play, huge games from Mo Ibrahim and Rashod Bateman, and talk about what this means for Minnesota going forward in their battle to reestablish themselves as a contender in the West.
41:20
November 9, 2020
Will the Gophers Bounce Back in Champaign?
Gopher Report Publisher Sean Williams, and staff members Alex Carlson discuss the Maryland overtime loss a bit, name their keys to the game on offense and defense, give a few score predictions, and as always you'll get the Carlson Weather Report to wrap up the show. 
44:09
November 5, 2020
Previewing the Maryland Terrapins
Gopher Report Publisher Sean Williams and Alex Carlson break down the Gophers Friday night matchup vs. the Maryland Terrapins and give their keys to the game, impact players, talk about the need for a leader to step up on defense, and give their predictions for the game. 
43:57
October 29, 2020
Takeaways from the Gophers loss to Michigan
Connor Stevens and TGR Publisher Sean Williams talk about the positives and negatives from Minnesota's loss to Michigan, look at some standout stats, and talk about where this puts the Gophers going forward
37:26
October 25, 2020
Previewing Michigan - The Battle for the Little Brown Jug
Connor Stevens, Alex Carlson, and Sean Williams break down Saturday night's prime time showdown between the No. 18 Michigan Wolverines and the No. 21 Minnesota Golden Gophers.  We discuss keys to the game, key players on offense and defense, bold predictions, and score predictions.
42:59
October 23, 2020
Breaking down Minnesota's schedule
Sean Williams, Connor Stevens, and Alex Carlson break down the Minnesota Golden Gophers 2020 football schedule (the third version), Rashod Bateman's potential return, happenings in college basketball, and football and basketball recruiting.
48:18
September 23, 2020
S2E4: Recruiting recaps from the road
Sean Williams and Connor Stevens discuss the latest with Big Ten football - will they play this fall?  Plus, our thoughts on how the college basketball and various bubble scenarios.  Plus, our recruiting thoughts on Minnesota hoops target Tre Holloman and Gophers' football commit Avante Dickerson - we saw both play this past weekend and give our take.
31:06
September 1, 2020
S2E1: David Sisk talks Minnesota basketball
The Gopher Report basketball analyst David Sisk talks Minnesota basketball - including transfer additions, the 2020 recruiting class, who else the staff is targeting, and predictions for next season's starting five and key role players.
29:08
August 20, 2020
S2E2: Rashod Bateman opts out, Minnesota's new 2020 schedule
Talking Rashod Bateman opting out of the 2020 season, the refurbished Big Ten Schedule, hoops and football recruiting, and answering your questions
41:30
August 20, 2020
S2E3: Ramifications from Big Ten Football Postponement
Sean Williams and Connor Stevens go in-depth on the Big Ten and PAC-12 postponing fall football and the possible ramifications of that decision.  Plus, Minnesota's first 2022 football commitment Trey Bixby and AAU/hoops recruiting talk
01:03:33
August 20, 2020
Ep. 3: Gophers travel to Iowa City for the Floyd of Rosedale
The Gopher Report's Alex Carlson and Connor Stevens break down keys to the game for the Gophers in their game at Kinnick Stadium against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Mark Schofield drops in for an Iowa scouting report, and TGR's hosts predict the score of the game
19:13
November 15, 2019
Ep. 2: Gophers take down No. 4 Penn State
Alex and Connor talk about the Gophers victory of No.4 Penn State, offensive play calling, defensive performance, and more.
14:41
November 14, 2019
Ep. 1 Penn State Preview and Predictions
The Gopher Report's Connor Stevens and Alex Carlson preview and predict the outcome for the 17th-ranked Minnesota Gophers going into their matchup against the No. 4 Penn State Nittany Lions. Mark Schofield stops by to give a scouting report on Penn State, and Connor introduces TGR Lines to subscribers. 
35:10
November 9, 2019