HIGH SCHOOL: Played quarterback, running back, outside linebacker and middle linebacker throughout high school • named All-Conference in three straight seasons • named All-District in 2016 • finished career with over 150 tackles, 3,200 total yards and 47 touchdowns • passed for 838 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior while rushing for 811 yards and 11 touchdowns • on defense had 61 tackles and three interceptions • as a junior passed for 1,111 yards and 15 touchdowns while rushing for 658 yards and 14 touchdowns • on defense had 30 tackles including one for a loss • recorded 53 tackles including two sacks as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born on November, 4 1998 • son of Marc and Kara Strazzanti • has one brother (Luke) and one sister (Ella).
Six Gophers Receive Athlon Recognition
5/24/2018 - Football
Athlon Sports has named six Gophers to its Big Ten Football 2018 All-Conference Team. This preseason announcement is a prediction by the magazine on how players will perform in 2018.
Player Profile: Rodney Smith
5/23/2018 - Football
Rodney Smith will go down in Minnesota history as one of the program’s most elite running backs and has a chance this season to set a new standard for all-purpose yards by a Gopher.
Virtual Tour: Larson Football Performance Center
5/10/2018 - Football
Take a virtual tour of the new home of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, the David & Janis Larson Performance Center!