Gophers return just four receivers who caught a pass in 2016
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended IMG Academy • wore No. 81 for the Ascenders • enrolled at Minnesota in January 2017 • as a senior at IMG Academy, made 10 receptions for 111 yards and two touchdowns • coached by Kevin Wright at IMG • as a junior at Mankato West, caught 64 balls for 690 yards and 12 touchdowns • recorded 21 tackles and two interceptions as a corner on defense • coached by Mark Esch at Mankato West, where he also lettered in track and field as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born August 28, 1998 • son of Scott and Jennifer Annexstad • has one brother (Zack) • father, Scott Annexstad, played at Minnesota from 1982-83 and then saw time with Kansas City and Washington in the NFL.
Johnson Is Minnesota's Breakout Star
Tyler Johnson is putting up numbers that could rival some of the best sophomore receivers in Minnesota history.
Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Episode 6
P.J. Fleck, Jenny Hansen and Abby DeMuse are this week's guests on Ski-U-Mah Weekly which streams on Facebook every Monday.
Game 7: Illinois at Minnesota
Minnesota hosts Illinois at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The game can be watched on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.