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Chris Wipson
Chris  Wipson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Wayzata HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 216

Position:
LB

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Entreprenuerial Management


08/18/2015

2015 Position Preview: Linebackers

Gophers return three of top four tackling linebackers from a season ago

08/18/2014

Fall Camp '14: Linebackers Preview

Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see game action.

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in four games • made his collegiate debut against Iowa • saw action on special teams against Ohio State and at Nebraska • assisted on one tackle at Wisconsin • Academic All-Big Ten.

2013: Redshirted • named the team's Defensive Work Team Player of the Year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Wayzata High School • led team to a 10-2 record as a senior • missed part of his senior season with an injury • tallied 62 tackles and five tackles for loss • recorded one sack and forced four fumbles • also passed one time, resulting in a 15-yard touchdown • named First-Team All-State • recorded 82 tackles in 13 games as a junior • named All-Conference and was All-State Honorable Mention • registered 18 tackles and four sacks • made two interceptions and forced three fumbles • broke up four passes and deflected four passes • played in nine games as a sophomore and made 35 tackles as team won state championship • made 19 career Prep Bowl tackles • coached by Brad Anderson • Rivals.com listed him as a two-star recruit and as the sixth-best prospect in Minnesota • Scout.com had him as a three-star recruit and as the 97th best player at his position • ESPN ranked him as the 130th best outside linebacker in the nation and the fifth best prospect in Minnesota.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 16, 1994 • son of Dave and Lisa Wipson • has one brother, Kyle.

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Game 4: Minnesota at Penn State

9/26/2016

Minnesota opens Big Ten play at Penn State on Saturday, Oct. 1. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.

Kick Time Set for Gophers - Hawkeyes

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Minnesota will host Iowa at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. The game will be on either ABC or ESPN2 and can be heard on KFAN.

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