Postgame Notes from Minnesota's 26-10 loss to Michigan State at TCF Bank Stadium.
Keanon Cooper finished with eight tackles and one forced fumble.
Postgame notes from the Gophers' 21-13 homecoming loss to Northwestern
Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in eight games, which included one start at Nebraska made 10 catches for 121 yards. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV where he made one catch for seven yards hauled in four passes for 33 yards against Northwestern made one catch for 19 yards at Wisconsin saw action vs. Purdue, Michigan and at Illinois but did not record any statistics made one catch at Nebraska for 26 yards, which was his longest reception of the season made three catches against Michigan State for 36 yards.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Hopkins High School two-time Associated Press All-State selection two-time member of the KARE-11 and Star-Tribune All-Metro teams two-time All-Lakes Conference selection took part in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl invited to International Bowl All-Star Game snagged 60 receptions for 1,253 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior recorded 64 receptions for 1,144 yards and 19 scores as a junior finished his prep career with 138 catches for 2,699 yards and 39 scores coached by John Denhartog.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 14, 1993.
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