Minnesota Golden Gophers 1960s Prototype Logos

Courtesy the Twitter feed of the Minnesota Golden Gophers Creative Services department comes this little gem of logo history, prototype sketches featuring university mascot “Goldy” in a wide assortment of different sports poses.

You can click the image above to see a full-sized version of the graphic.

The Tweet didn’t explain much else, aside that the graphic is circa 1960-70.

As for Goldy, he’s still around, and looking quite well for a gopher at his age: