Gophers return three of top four tackling linebackers from a season ago
Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers
Gophers welcome newest class of football players
2015 • JUNIOR SEASON: Did not see game action.
2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see game action.
2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Cannon Falls High School • ranked as a two-star prospect by Rivals.com • saw action on both sides of the ball in high school • recorded 52 tackles with three interceptions as a linebacker during his senior season • rushed for 773 yards and seven touchdowns, caught 21 passes for 324 yards and two touchdowns in 2011 • completed 11-of-26 passes for 184 yards as a senior • earned team MVP and team offensive player of the year honors • earned all-conference honors • coached by Josh Hofstedt.
PERSONAL: Born July 13, 1993 • son of Josh and Carie Dicke.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.
Brooks Named Doak Walker Award Candidate
University of Minnesota sophomore Shannon Brooks is on the Doak Walker Award's preseason candidates list.