The Gopher football team is picked 3rd in the Big Ten West Division preseason media poll.  Wisconsin is picked to win the West Division with Nebraska 2nd.  Wisconsin was picked to win the Division on 32 of 40 first place ballots, Nebraska was picked to win it on 5 first place ballots the Gophers were picked to finish first on 3 first place ballots.

Wisconsin, Nebraska and Minnesota were followed by Iowa, Northwestern, Illinois and Purdue.  Ohio State is picked to win the East Division followed by Michigan State, Penn State, Michigan, Maryland, Rutgers, & Indiana.

The Gophers open the 2015 season against TCU at TCF Bank Stadium at 8pm September 3, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 7:00.