One senior and eight underclassmen highlight group of tight ends, while two veterans form fullback pairing
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made one catch for 16 yards against TCU • caught one pass for nine yards at Colorado State • missed the Kent State game with an injury • returned to action and started against Ohio.
OVERVIEW: Rivals listed him as the No. 5 recruit in Minnesota, while ESPN and 247Sports ranked him sixth • three-star prospect according to ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout • the No. 23 tight end in the nation according to Scout, while ESPN had him at No. 41 and 247Sports had him at No. 79.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Wayzata High School • Trojans went 6-3 in 2013 • caught 15 passes for 139 yards and four touchdowns in nine games as a senior • punishing blocker for team that rushed for 1,706 yards • named All-Metro by KARE11 and second team All-Metro by the Star Tribune • made four catches for 46 yards in an injury-shortened 2012 season • coached by Brad Anderson.
PERSONAL: Born June 24, 1995 • son of Brent and Michelle Lingen • has two sisters, Sarah and Hannah.