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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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