Carpenter named first team, while Richardson, Santoso and Smith receive second-team honors
Gophers secondary has mixture of experience and youth as team prepares for 2017 seasosn
Gophers lose three starters, but return a ton of talent
Senior core returns for 2015 campaign
2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 11 games and started five • recorded 32 tackles and two pass breakups • returned five punts for 32 yards. Game-by-Game: Recorded one tackle against Oregon State • started against Indiana State and made four tackles • led team in tackles with 10 against Colorado State • made three tackles and broke up one pass at Penn State • made one tackle at Maryland • notched four tackles in a start against Rutgers • tallied two tackles and returned two punts for 23 yards at Illinois • competed against Purdue • recorded one tackle at Nebraska • registered five tackles against Northwestern • made one tackle at Wisconsin.
2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 12 games and started one • recorded 15 tackles (11 solo) • broke up a pass. Game-by-Game: Made his season and collegiate debut at Colorado State where he made one tackle on special teams • competed on special teams versus Kent State, but did not record any statistics • totaled a career-high six tackles in extensive action against Ohio • recorded three tackles (two solo) at Northwestern • tallied three solo tackles and broke up a pass at Purdue • competed on special teams versus Nebraska and Michigan and at Ohio State and Iowa, but did not record a statistic • touted a pair of tackles versus Illinois • competed but did not tally any statistics against Wisconsin and Central Michigan.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lake Park High School, where he was a three-year starter • named to the Champaign News-Gazette’s 79th All-State Team • Chicago Sun-Times All-Area Honorable Mention • All-DuPage Valley Conference and all-area • recorded 57 tackles as a senior • caught four touchdown passes as a wide receiver • on the track, was a Class 3A state champion in the 110-meter hurdles • coached by Chris Roll • received three stars by Rivals, ESPN, 247Sports and Scout • Rivals had him as the 24th-best prospect in Illinois, while 247Sports had him at 38th and ESPN at 45th • tabbed the No. 2 cornerback in Illinois by Scout • rated the No. 107 cornerback overall by Scout, No. 115 by ESPN and 143 by 247Sports.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 10, 1996 • son of Ken and Maria Shenault • has one brother (Franko) and three sisters (Ashly, Nikki and Karla) • brother, Franko, played football at Carthage College.
Still Selected To Earl Campbell Watch List
Rashad Still has been selected to the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list.
Video: Best of Week Two
Check out some of the best sights & sounds from the second week of Gopher Football fall camp 2017!
Specialists Holding Can O' Corn Food Drive
Fans are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items to Thursday's open practice for the Can O’ Corn Specialist Food Drive.