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Brian Smith
Brian  Smith

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield East HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 209

Position:
WR

Major:
Applied Economics


03/09/2016

Spring Preview: Wide Receivers

Gophers return a lot of talent at receiver, but must replace record-setting senior KJ Maye

08/17/2015

2015 Position Preview: Receivers

A mixture of experience and youth should benefit Minnesota's passing game this season

08/11/2014

Fall Camp '14: Wide Receivers Preview

The Gophers will bring back six wide receivers who lettered in 2013

2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Started and made his Minnesota debut against Oregon State, but did not record any statistics • caught four passes for 61 yards and scored the first touchdown of his career (22 yards from Mitch Leidner) against Indiana State • made two catches for 23 yards against Colorado State • set career highs in receptions (7) and yards (101) at Penn State • recorded three catches for 60 yards against Iowa • started at Maryland, but did not record any statistics • lone reception went for 34 yards against Rutgers • started at Illinois, but did not record any statistics. 

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Did not see game action.

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Did not see game action.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Brookfield East High School • caught 31 passes for 518 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior • on the defensive side, recorded 45 tackles and nine interceptions in 2012 • All-State, All-Conference, All-County and All-Area as a senior • 2012 Greater Metro Conference Defensive Back of the Year • tallied 12 receptions for 193 yards and six touchdowns as a junior • coached by Tom Swittel.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 2, 1995 • son of Kortney and Brian Smith • has three siblings.

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5/24/2017

Annual magazine prediction tabs eight Gophers as All-Big Ten players. Carpenter named first team, while Richardson, Santoso and Smith receive second-team honors.

Elite Access: Gophers Visit Children's Hospital

5/21/2017

Members of the Gopher Football team and head coach P.J. Fleck visit with patients at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital in May 2017.

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