21 Brock Vereen  
Brock Vereen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Valencia, Calif.

High School:
Valencia HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 202

Position:
Defensive Back


08/29/2013

Minnesota Races Past UNLV 51-23 in Season Opener

Ra'Shede Hageman blocked a field goal that Martez Shabazz picked up and raced for a 78-yard touchdown in the third quarter

08/27/2013

Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29

12/29/2012

Minnesota-Texas Tech Postgame Notes

Red Raiders 34-Gophers 31

12/07/2012

Thirty-One Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13

12/06/2012

Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11

11/22/2013

Brick by Brick: Episode #14

Brick by Brick Episode 14: The Program.

09/27/2013

Brick by Brick: Episode #6

Watch the latest episode of Brick by Brick: #BringFloydHome.

08/29/2013

Brick by Brick: Episode #2

Get a behind the scenes look at the Gopher Football program with our new series: Brick by Brick.

07/25/2013

Brock Vereen Reports

Senior safety Brock Vereen reports from Big Ten Media Days in Chicago.

09/28/2011

Get to Know Your Gophers

Justin Gaard sits down with Brock Vereen.

11/30/2013

USATSPI: Minnesota vs. Michigan State - 11/30/13

USATSPI: Minnesota vs. Michigan State - 11/30/13

10/19/2013

Minnesota @ Northwestern

USATSI

08/29/2013

Gophers vs. UNLV: August 29, 2013

Photos from the Gopher Football game vs. UNLV on August 29, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis

11/24/2012

Football: Gophers vs. Michigan State

Gopher football game vs. Michigan State, Nov. 24, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium

11/26/2011

Minnesota Football vs. Illinois

11/26/11

Photo Gallery

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)
2013
2012

2011
2010

2013 • SENIOR SEASON: Named first team All-Big Ten by the coaches and was an honorable mention by the media. Game-By-Game: Led the team with eight tackles (six solo) against UNLV • made seven tackles at New Mexico State • broke up one pass and made four tackles against Western Illinois • totaled three tackles against San Jose State • made eight tackles (6 solo), forced one fumble, broke up one pass and recorded one interception against Iowa • assisted on two tackles at Michigan • started at cornerback at Northwestern, where he had four solo tackles and broke up one pass • recorded four solo tackles and broke up one pass as a starting cornerback against Nebraska • broke up one pass and made six tackles at Indiana • made four tackles against Penn State and three against Wisconsin • was in on three tackles at Michigan State.

2012 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in all 13 games • started seven games at safety including the final six of the regular season • sixth on the team in tackles (64), third in pass breakups (9) and also made two interceptions • named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Saw action as a reserve at UNLV and had four tackles • made his second career interception at UNLV and his first since 9/10/11 against New Mexico State • had four tackles against New Hampshire • notched four tackles against Western Michigan • had two tackles and one pass breakup against Syracuse • saw limited action at Iowa due to an injury • recorded his first start of the season and recorded seven tackles and a pass breakup vs. Northwestern • made three solo tackles at Wisconsin • tied for the team lead in tackles with seven and broke up two passes vs. Purdue • tied for team-high with nine tackles and also broke up one pass vs. Michigan • had one solo tackle and assisted on one sack at Illinois • recorded eight tackles, including one for a loss, and two pass breakups at Nebraska • made four tackles and had a 30-yard interception return vs. Michigan State • led team with 10 tackles vs. Texas Tech.

2011 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Started at cornerback all 12 games • recorded 67 tackles (46 solo, 21 assisted) • tallied 3.5 tackles-for-loss • forced one fumble • grabbed one interception • broke-up five passes. Game-by-Game: Led team with 13 tackles (10 solo) in season opener at USC • tallied an interception, three tackles and a pass break-up versus New Mexico State • recorded five tackles (three solo, two assists) and broke-up a team high three passes in victory against Miami (Ohio) • garnered six tackles vs. North Dakota State • tallied five solo tackles with one tackle-for-loss at Michigan • tied for team-best seven tackles at Purdue • assisted on four tackles vs. Nebraska • notched five tackles in 22-21 victory against Iowa • recorded six tackles and one pass break-up at Michigan State • had five tackles vs. Wisconsin • tallied five tackles at Northwestern • garnered three tackles with two pass break-ups in victory against Illinois.

2010 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in nine games with four starts • recorded 10 total tackles (seven solo). Game-by-Game: Appeared against Middle Tennessee State and South Dakota but did not record any stats • earned his first-career start against USC, making four tackles • started against Northern Illinois and made four tackles • appeared against Wisconsin • started at cornerback in Minnesota's win against Iowa and contributed two tackles.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Valencia High School • led his team to a 12-1 record in 2009 • two-time All-CIF selection • tallied 51 tackles, eight interceptions, two pass break-ups and one sack last season • played wide receiver, registering 20 receptions for 474 yards and seven touchdowns • ranked as the No. 66 cornerback in the country by Rivals.com • listed as the No. 57 cornerback in the nation by ESPN • ranked as the No. 166 cornerback in the nation by Scout.com • earned a three-star ranking from Rivals and a two-star rating from Scout • standout track and field athlete • coached by Larry Muir.

PERSONAL: Born August 17, 1992 • son of Venita and Henry Vereen • father played football at UNLV, while mother played tennis at UNLV • brother Shane was a running back at California and now plays for the New England Patriots • held a 4.4 grade-point average in high school • communication studies major.