Talented young receiver has struggled with injuries throughout his Gopher career.
Did not see action due to knee injury.
Redshirted while recovering from knee injury.
2008 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made a strong push for playing time before suffering a season-ending back injury appeared in four games but did not record any statistics earned first letter. Game-by-Game: Made his first collegiate appearance at Bowling Green (9/6) also saw playing time at home against Montana State (9/13) and Florida Atlantic (9/20) and on the road at Illinois (10/11).
Prepped at Northview High School led the Titans in 2007 with 26 receptions for 493 yards (19.0 ypc) and five touchdowns earned first team All-North Fulton honors from the Appen Newspapers group in both 2006 and 2007 also earned a spot on the 2005 and 2007 All-Northside team a 2006 Super 11 honorable mention choice coached by Don Savage.
Born August 7, 1990 son of Zondra and David Brandon communication studies major father played linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons prepped at the same high school as Gopher basketball player Ralph Sampson III.
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.