Matt Eggen committed to Minnesota over offers from Indiana, Western Michigan, Marshall, Northern Illinois, Buffalo, North Dakota State, North Dakota, Northern Iowa and Illinois State. He had also received interest from Michigan State, Iowa State, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
Eggen led Logan to a 8-2 record, losing to Marshfield 25-14 in their final game of the season. The Rangers tied with LaCrosse Aquinas for the Mississippi Valley Conference title.
Eggen was named first team WFCA (Wisconsin football coaches association) All-State and second team Associated Press All-State. He was also chosen WFCA all-region, La Crosse Tribune first-team all-area and first-team all-conference as an offensive lineman. He was also named first-team all-conference as a defensive lineman.
Eggen was an honorable-mention Mississippi Valley Conference offensive lineman as a sophomore.
Matt Eggen Commits to Minnesota
Gopher Illustrated Top Stories
Five takeaways from Minnesota's 31-24 victoryHere are GopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns five takeaways from Minnesota's 31-24 victory over Colorado State.
Gopher IllustratedYesterday at 2:15 PM
Gophers beat CSU, improve to 3-0The Gophers have swept the nonconference portion of their schedule following a 31-24 win over Colorado State. Big Ten play opens next weekend at Penn State.
Gopher IllustratedYesterday at 10:39 AM
Game Preview: Colorado State vs. MinnesotaGopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns previews the Colorado State vs. Minnesota game this Saturday as the Gophers try end the non-conference season undefeated at 3-0.
Gopher IllustratedFriday at 6:30 AM
Gopher Gridiron Radio 9.22.16GopherIllustrated publisher Ryan Burns gives an update on the Gophers 2017 football recruiting class and previews Colorado State in this solo edition of Gopher Gridiron Radio.
Gopher IllustratedThursday at 5:40 PM
Gophers set to host SEC JUCO safety commitMinnesota will host Mississippi State junior college safety commit Jaquarius Landrews on an official visit this weekend, and GI caught up with Landrews to learn more.
Gopher IllustratedThursday at 6:40 AM