2015 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in two games • competed on special teams at Colorado State • appeared at Purdue, but did not record a statistic.
2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see any game action.
2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in two games • made his collegiate debut on special teams against UNLV • notched one tackle on special teams at Indiana.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Edina High School • all conference honorable mention as a senior • led the Hornets to a 5-5 record and a win in the Class 5A Section playoffs • was named team Defensive Player of the Year • competed on Hornets' track and basketball teams • member of the 4x100-meter relay team that set a school record of 42.44 • also first student in Edina history to become a Gates Millennium Scholar.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 12, 1994 • son of Sarah and Doug Jones.
Carpenter Represents Gophers at B1G Championship
Emmit Carpenter represented the Minnesota Gophers at the Big Ten championship game as he was honored for winning Big Ten Kicker of the Year.
Celestin, Lingen, Smith Named 2017 Captains
Tight end Brandon Lingen, linebacker Jonathan Celestin and running back Rodney Smith with captain the Gophers in 2017.
Four Gophers On Offense Honored By B1G
Four student-athletes from the Minnesota football program on offense were recognized by the coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference on Wednesday.