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.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.
Brooks Named Doak Walker Award Candidate
University of Minnesota sophomore Shannon Brooks is on the Doak Walker Award's preseason candidates list.