Traye Simmons

Minnesota Golden Gophers #15 - Defensive Back

  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 179

Minnesota Gopher Football 2012 Positional Previews: Defensive Backs- Upgrade or Downgrade?


The Minnesota Golden Gopher football team was 3-9 in 2011, and this probably won't shock you, but the defense wasn't very good. That's not a knock on defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys, who had the...

The Art Of The Interception: Good Hands And Randomness


A look at whether interceptions and passes broken up are random, or whether they are correlated from year to year.

Gopher Recruiting Roundup

I will try to keep this brief, but how about a quick recruiting update. Gopher Hoops Today is the beginning of the early signing period and basketball for now is done with their 2012 recruiting as...

Former Gophers in the NFL, Current Gophers With Potential

There really are not too many former Gophers still playing in the NFL. A few vets are currently not employed like Mark Setterstrom, Lawrence Maroney and Ben Hamilton so the numbers of professional...

Corner Backs Positional Preview - Upgrade/Downgrade

Minnesota Golden Gopher Corner Backs Positional Preview - Upgrade/Downgrade

Top Five Keys To A Successful Gophers Season


The Minnesota Golden Gophers kick off their football season this Thursday against Middle Tennessee State. Here's a look at five players that need to step up in 2010.

Cornerback positional preview - Upgrade / Downgrade

And we now get to the position group that has me most concerned heading into 2010. Gone are Marcus Sherels and Traye Simmons who were two year starters and who gave the Gopher defensive backfield...

Golden Gophers vs. Cyclones in the Insight Bowl - GAME THREAD

This is a battle of arguably the most feared and destructive college mascot vs. one that is arguably the meekest and is actually prey. Can a Gopher survive a Cyclone? Absolutely, and today they...

Conversations with the Enemy: Talking Minnesota with The Daily Gopher


The Only Colors discusses Saturday's Spartans vs. Gophers matchup with The Daily Gopher.

What Went Wrong and What Was Learned


What Went Wrong and What Was Learned

Gettin Familiar with Minnesota


Breaking down the Minnesota Golden Gophers, a team with an NFL-bound receiver and an adorable mascot.

Roll On: How Cal's Offense Should Attack Minnesota's Defense


The #8 California Golden Bears offense has rolled up the points the first two weeks of the season. How can they sustain their attack against a solid Minnesota Golden Gophers defense?