Welcome to Gold and Gopher; a site dedicated to the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Gold and Gopher brings you the latest news on everything about Gopher Athletics.
Frank Bi (@frankiebi) is the editor of Gold and Gopher. A Minnesota sports fan through thick and thin, he is numb to the psychological pains of the loss column. And as a true Minnesotan, he hates every team from Wisconsin. ([email protected])
Steve Pesek (@stevepesek) is the associate editor of Gold and Gopher. He works as a sports broadcaster in Minnesota and covered high school and amateur athletics across the Midwest and sees the future of Golden Gopher athletics on a daily basis. A Minnesota alumnus with more gold student section t-shirts than your local Kohl’s store.
Willie Versen (@MNfanwillie) is the basketball writer for Gold and Gopher. He was raised in The Barn as a die-hard Gopher fan and is a walking Big Ten basketball encyclopedia.
Nick Stelzner (@B1Gfootballdude) is the football writer for Gold and Gopher. He is a husband, father, buyer by day, blogger by night, and epic college football fan. He lives in Rochester, Minn. with his wife Lisa and daughter Bridget. University of Minnesota alumnus and football season ticket holder since 2004.
Shane Duncan takes game day photos for Gold and Gopher.
Adam Best, FanSided co-founder/senior editor – Best co-founded the site in the Spring of 2007. He has covered sports and entertainment (currently at FlickSided.com) for various publications and sources, including a weekly NFL feature on FOX Sports during the 2008 season. Best also serves as the senior editor of the FanSided.com network. Email: [email protected]
Zach Best, FanSided co-founder/webmaster – Best co-founded the site in the Spring of 2007. He’s an educator, entrepreneur, football coach and web designer. Best also serves as the director of business operations of the FanSided.com network. Email: [email protected]
This site is strictly for informational and entertainment purposes, and is in no way affiliated with the University of Minnesota or the National College Athletic Association. It also claims no rights to the trademarks of either University of Minnesota or the NCAA.