A.J. Barker

Minnesota Golden Gophers #82 - Wide Receiver

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 191

Max Shortell was a casualty of the quarterback carousel


Shortell found himself the middle man between the end of one quarterback and the beginning of another

The Gophers’ never-ending woes at wide receiver


Minnesota hasn’t had a top tier wide receiver since Eric Decker graduated and went to the NFL. Why is that?

Gopher Wide Receivers...Upgrade or Downgrade?


If there was any doubt that wide receiver is the offensive unit with the most questions before, the news that Devin Crawford-Tufts was making the decision to focus on track ended the debate. This...

Minnesota Football Preview


Is Jerry Kill ready to turn Minnesota football around? That's the question Gopher fans are asking. With a slightly tougher schedule in 2013 (swapping Illinois and Purdue for Indiana and Penn St.),...

Minnesota looks for the Turn

The Year 3 Turn was very good to Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill at previous stops. But with a Gopher squad built to tread water and lacking in star power, Kill has his work cut out for him in 2013.

Big Ten Football Countdown: No.9 Minnesota


Minnesota will try to dig out of a rut and finish above .500 this season.

Big Ten at Ten 1.18.13


Remember when Illinois was a Highly Ranked Basketball Team?

A.J. Barker charged with marijuana possession

The ex-Gopher, who accused Jerry Kill of mental and emotional abuse and mistreatment of injuries, was arrested in Houston, Texas.

Misunderstanding A.J.


In a rare display of the media forgoing the usual extraction an easily palatable narrative, the story of A.J. Barker as a truly misinterpreted and maligned figure was tabbed correctly from the...

Texas Bowl: Hangovers and passing downs

Can Texas Tech avoid the Interim Coach Hangover? Can Minnesota avoid passing downs?

TDG Gopher Football Power Rankings


We ran a weekly power rankings for a few weeks earlier this season. While we have a football (and basketball and hockey) lull, I thought this might be a good time to post an end of season Gopher...

Stats That Matter | Minnesota vs. Texas Tech


A quick look at some important statistics for the Meineke Car Care Bowl between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Texas Tech Red Raiders.