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Chronicles in Gopher football recruiting '08

There have been numerous division one athletes around the nation that have been offered an opportunity to play football for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Currently there are 23 players that have committed to the U to play. These players are rated out of high school on a star scale from one to five stars, one being low and five stars being superior. Currently, the U has accumulated 4 four star recruits and 8 three star recruits to be a part of the 2008 recruiting class.The team is in need of defensive players so the recruiting class is heavily in the defense's favor. There is a lot of players in the skilled positions committed. Here is the group:

Xzavian Brandon WR
Tramaine Brock DB
Terrell Combs ATH
Jonathan Dandridge DB
Roszell Gayden OL
Ryan Grant LB
Brandon Green WR
Maurice Greer RB
Vincent Hill WR
Johnny Johnson DB
Brandon Kirksey DE
Eric Lair TE
Simoni Lawrence DB
Sam Maresh LB
DaJon McKnight DB
John Nance ATH
Spencer Reeves LB
Shady Salamon RB
Padric Scott DT
Traye Simmons DB
Troy Stoudermire ATH
Gary Tinsley LB
D.L. Wilhite ATH