Gophers Stay Hot On Recruiting Trail

No team is more hotter on the recruiting trail than Minnesota with the Golden Gophers adding their third commitment in the last 24 hours by Brookfield (WI.) Central offensive tackle Luke Rasmussen joining the fold

Minnesota has added their third commit in the last 24 hours with Brookfield (WI.) Central senior offensive tackle Luke Rasmussen deciding to become a Golden Gopher. The commitment streak began last night as Buckhorn (AL.) safety Khari Blasingame committed and Iowa Western linebacker Cody Poock committed earlier today.

Rasmussen was offered by Minnesota earlier in the week and it didn't take too long for him to figure out that Minneapolis was the place for him.

"I just really liked everything that both the football team and the university had going on and I just felt that I knew where I wanted to go and the timing was right for me to commit."

The 6-7, 270-pound offensive tackle is the No. 129 ranked offensive tackle and a two star commit, but his offer list might disagree with offers from Air Force, Ball State, Bowling Green, Eastern Michigan, Fordham, Harvard, Illinois State, New Mexico, North Dakota, North Dakota State, Pennsylvania, South Dakota State, Western Michigan, Wyoming and Yale.

With so many offers, what sold him on Minnesota and what will he bring to this improved Golden Gopher football team?

"I just really liked the campus and the surrounding areas as well as everything with the football program," said Rasmussen. "My relationship with Coach Zebrowski and Coach Limegrover is really great. They are both really nice coaches."

"I will be bringing athleticism and length to the offensive line. My message to Gopher fans is that I see great things in the future of Minnesota Golden Gopher football."

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