Mitch Leidner will lead a young group of QBs in 2014
2014 FRESHMAN SEASON: Rushed five times for 21 yards and completed his only pass for 12 yards as he made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Marian Central Catholic High School in Woodstock, Ill. was a three-year letterwinner led team to an 11-1 record and conference championships as both a junior and a senior helped team advance to the state quarterfinals as a junior and senior named conference and area Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 was a first-team all-state selection in 2012 and was recognized as Academic All-State in 2011 and 2012 named team MVP after a senior season in which he completed 172 of 250 passes (68.8%) for 2,662 yards and 26 touchdowns threw only four interceptions also rushed for 1,276 yards and 22 touchdowns passed for a touchdown in all 12 games and rushed for a score in 10 games threw for 2,456 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior, while also rushing for 970 yards and 17 scores handled punting duties as well, averaging 35.65 yards on 17 punts as a senior coached by Ed Brucker enrolled at the University of Minnesota in January 2013 and participated in spring practice earned a three-star ranking from Rivals.com and a two-star ranking from Scout.com received a three-star ranking and was the No. 38 dual-threat quarterback in the country according to ESPN listed as the No. 40 prospect in Illinois.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 6, 1995 son of Erik and Christine Streveler.