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Brian Bobek
Brian  Bobek

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Inverness, Ill.

High School:
William Fremd

Last College:
Ohio State

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 289

Position:
OL

Experience:
2 Letters

Master's:
Applied Kinesiology: Sport Management


03/08/2016

Gophers Hold Pro Day In Front Of 28 NFL Teams

Ten former Gophers worked out for 28 NFL teams on Monday

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

08/20/2015

2015 Position Preview: Offensive Line

Depth and experience highlight the group of road graters and protectors.

2015 • SENIOR SEASON: Started the first five games of the season at center and then missed the final eight games with an injury • team was 3-2 with him as starting center • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Started at center against TCU and protected for an offense that passed for 197 yards and rushed for 144 yards • blocked for an offense that passed for 233 yards and rushed for 180 yards at Colorado State • against Kent State, protected for an offense that gained 288 yards • protected for an offense that generated 468 total yards (204 rushing and 264 passing) against Ohio • started at Northwestern. 

2014 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Made his Minnesota debut and played in his first collegiate game since 2011 as a reserve against Eastern Illinois • saw action against San Jose State and Northwestern • Academic All-Big Ten.

2013: Did not see game action due to a medical situation.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Practiced with the team but could not compete due to NCAA transfer regulations.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Lettered at Ohio State, while playing in a couple early season games • decided to transfer to Minnesota following the 2011 season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Skilled offensive lineman who was a three-year starter for Coach Mike Donatucci at Palatine's Fremd High • U.S. Army All-American Bowl • Parade, RivalsHigh and Scout.com All-America • first team all-state from Chicago Tribune, Champaign News Gazette, Rivals, Daily Herald • Chicago Sun-Times all-area and Daily Herald all-area • Daily Herald Cook County 2010-11 Athlete of the Year • conference champion in shot put and discus • honor roll.

PERSONAL: Born March 29, 1993 • son of Jeff and Terri Bobek • father played linebacker at Iowa and mother played women's basketball for the Hawkeyes • brother Jeff played fullback at Michigan State • has already earned his degree in business and marketing education • working on his master's degree in applied kinesiology: sport management.

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Gophers Headed To NFL

4/30/2016

The Gophers had two players – Eric Murray and De’Vondre Campbell – selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday.

2016 NFL Draft Preview: De'Vondre Campbell

4/28/2016

De'Vondre Campbell should hear his name called this week at the NFL Draft. The linebacker led the team in sacks with 4.0 and finished third in tackles.

Three Gophers Honored by NFF

4/27/2016

Christenson, Mortell, Thomas awarded for outstanding academics by the National Football Foundation

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