picture of Minnesota: Keepers Of The Flame

From 35th in the country, to a national powerhouse. After spending a dozen years under Dan Gable at Iowa, J Robinson made Minnesota a national powerhouse. But how was he able to do it? Go inside one of the nations most prominent programs.


Minnesota: Keepers Of The Flame (Trailer)

Mar 8, 2020

After spending 12 years as an assistant at Iowa, J Robinson finally got his big break. Robinson was named the head coach at Minnesota in 1986, and since then has made the Gophers a national powerhouse. Robinson has led the Gophers to three national titles, helped develop 63 All-Americans, 14 individual national champions, and won six Big Ten team titles. In our newest FloFlims series, Minnesota: Keepers Of The Flame, we highlight how Robinson was able to make Minnesota a national powerhouse, and focus on the historic 2001 season. Not only did Robinson deliver Minnesota their first national title in wrestling, but he did so thanks to an astounding and record breaking performance of 10 All-Americans.