Gophers deepest position could be at linebacker
Gophers deepest position this year could be at linebacker
Gophers return three of top four tackling linebackers from a season ago
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in nine games on special teams. Game-by-Game: Made his season and collegiate debut at Colorado State • competed on special teams versus Kent State, Ohio, at Purdue, Nebraska, Michigan, at Ohio State, at Iowa and against Wisconsin.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played in 12 games and made 48 tackles at Rochester Community and Technical College • made one interception and broke up two passes • caught 22 passes for 369 yards and one touchdown • rushed 11 times for 56 yards • named First Team All MCAC • joined the Gophers in summer 2015 after one year at RCTC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Prior Lake High School • made 72 tackles as a senior and totaled 1,247 yards (810 rushing and 437 receiving) and 14 total touchdowns • was a finalist for Mr. Football in 2013 and was named First Team All-State by the AP and the Vikings • named South Suburban Conference Defensive Player of the Year, KARE-11 All Metro Team and First Team All-Metro by the Star Tribune • named all conference in 2012 and 2013 • finished his career with 1,528 rushing yards, 652 receiving yards, 24 touchdowns and 137 tackles • also lettered in baseball.
PERSONAL: Born July 16, 1996 • son of John and Laurie Weber • has one sister (Emily) • father, John, played football at Lake Forest College.
Elite Access: Beach Workout
Go behind the scenes at Gopher Football's first beach workout of the season on the shores of Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis in June of 2017!
Wolitarsky Winnipeg Bound
Former Minnesota receiver Drew Wolitarsky was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL supplemental draft.
Elite Access: Football Etiquette Dinner
The Gopher Football team participated in an etiquette dinner at TCF Bank Stadium in mid-June 2017 to learn about proper dinner etiquette and much more.