Game notes from Minnesota's 44-28 win over Purdue on Oct. 27, 2012
Freshman Philip Nelson threw three touchdown passes in the first half as the Gophers beat Purdue
Postgame quotes from the Gophers' 44-28 win over Purdue
MarQueis Gray rushes for 86 yards and a touchdown
Postgame notes from the Gophers' 21-13 homecoming loss to Northwestern
2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in two games during the 2011 season.
2010 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in four games during the 2010 season made one catch for a 17-yard gain against Iowa (11/27) earned first varsity letter.
A 2009 graduate of De La Salle High School (Minn.) earned 13 varsity letters (5 basketball, 4 football, 2 track and field, 1 golf, 1 baseball) during his career at De La Salle four-time all-conference selection on the gridiron two-time all-metro and all-state selection also a two-time honorable mention all-state performer hauled in 45 receptions for 795 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior holds state career records for receiving yardage (4,018) and receiving touchdowns (50) led his team to section championships as a junior and senior, while finishing as the state runner-up each season.
Son of John and Jan Barker born March 25, 1991 economics 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.