Brian Callahan will coach the offensive line in 2018 after leading the tight ends in 2017
Gophers have had between four and six healthy offensive linemen all spring
New offense line coach Bart Miller has 16 players to work with this spring, but only five have played in a game
Depth and experience highlight the group of road graters and protectors.
2017 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 10 games and saw action on offense and special teams • played as a reserve against Middle Tennessee • competed on special teams at Purdue, against Michigan State, versus Illinois and at Iowa • saw action as a reserve at center at Michigan • excelled on special teams against Nebraska • played guard and center at Northwestern • competed against Wisconsin.
2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 11 games and saw the majority of his action on special teams • made his Minnesota and collegiate debut as a reserve offensive lineman against Indiana State • also played against Colorado State, Penn State, Maryland, Rutgers, Illinois, Purdue, Nebraska, Northwestern, Wisconsin and Washington State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Chaska High School • helped lead team to a 7-3 record and a 5-1 mark in conference play • two-year starter • named First-Team All-State by the Associated Press, All-Metro by KARE11 and was an all-conference selection • ranked as a three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout • 247Sports and ESPN listed him as the No. 3 prospect in Minnesota, while Scout had him as the No. 2 offensive tackle in Minnesota and the No. 12 offensive tackle in the Midwest • Scout listed him as No. 71 player at his position, while ESPN had him at No. 123 and 247Sports had him at No. 131.
PERSONAL: Born March 6, 1997 • son of Mike and Holly Dovich • has one brother (Mitch) and one sister (Alexandra).
6/18/2018 - Football
Jerry Gibson and Winston DeLattiboudere are spending their summer as Como Park Zoo and Conservatory security guards.
Player Profile: Antonio Shenault
6/18/2018 - Football
Antonio Shenault will help lead a young defensive back group in 2018. The senior has played in 33 games and has made 111 tackles.
Player Profile: Tyler Johnson
6/15/2018 - Football
Tyler Johnson had one of the best seasons in school history for a sophomore receiver in 2017.