OVERVIEW: Joined the Gophers during summer 2013 transferred after one year at North Dakota State College of Science (NDSCS).
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Started every game at NDSCS at cornerback in 2012 recorded 19 tackles.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Eagan High School as a senior, tallied 12 receptions for 211 yards and two touchdowns, and had 19 tackles and two interceptions on defense made 11 catches for 130 yards and a touchdown as a junior, while recording 32 tackles and an interception returned kickoffs and punts 2009 National Underclasmen Combine Minneapolis MVP coached by Rick Sutton.
PERSONAL: Born August 18, 1993 son of Elmore and Alane Roundtree has one sibling Elmore played football at Bemidji State (1979-80) cousins Corey Chavous (Arizona Cardinals (1998-2001), Minnesota Vikings (2002-05) and St. Louis Rams (2006-08)) and Raymond Roundtree (Detroit Lions (1988)) played in college and the NFL has yet to declare a major.
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Minnesota hosts Illinois at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The game can be watched on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.