Fall Academic All-Big Ten teams boast several Gopher Standouts
Big Ten Conference announces Fall academic honorees.
Junior quarterback MarQueis Gray honored as team MVP.
Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Postgame Quotes vs. Wisconsin
2011 JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in 11 games and handled all holding duties on the PAT/field goal unit earned third varsity letter named Academic All-Big Ten.
2010 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in 11 games during the 2010 season as Minnesota's holder on special teams earned first varsity letter.
2009 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Did not see game action.
Redshirted walk-on scholar-athlete award winner.
Prepped at Eden Prairie High School member of team which won back-to-back state championships in 2006 and 2007 two-time letterwinner team was 28-0 during his junior and senior seasons member of the National Honor Society coached by Mike Grant.
Born February 10, 1990 son of David and Theresa Lueck economics/finance double major.
Three Gophers To Play In January Showcase Games
Hendrick Ekpe, Mitch Leidner and Jonah Pirsig have accepted invitations to play in post-collegiate games in January.
Carpenter, Richardson Recognized by AP
The Associated Press named its All-Big Ten on Monday with Emmit Carpenter earning first team honors and Steven Richardson being named second team.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.