A.J. Barker

Minnesota Golden Gophers #82 - Wide Receiver

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 191

Max Shortell was a casualty of the quarterback carousel

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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

Big Ten at Ten 1.18.13

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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.

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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

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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

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