Minnesota passed for 239 yards in opener, which is something it did only twice last season
Coach Fleck announced that both quarterbacks Conor Rhoda and Demry Croft will play against Buffalo
Minnesota has six quarterbacks on its spring roster
The Gophers have four quarterbacks on their roster, but only three will be available for spring practice
Mitch Leidner named Team MVP, Eric Murray collects defensive honors
2017 • SENIOR SEASON: Started six of the seven games he played in • led team in completions (59), passing yards (839) and passing touchdowns (5) • received team's Neil Fredenburg Award (love of the game) • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Started against Buffalo and completed 12-of-21 passes for 176 yards and one touchdown • found Tyler Johnson for a 61-yard touchdown against Buffalo • completed 7-of-8 passes for 158 yards and one touchdown at Oregon State and also rushed six times for 14 yards • connected with Tyler Johnson for a 67-yard touchdown at Oregon State, which was Minnesota's longest passing touchdown since 2007 when Adam Weber found Ralph Spry for a 71-yard touchdown • passed for 122 yards, as he completed 11-of-18 attempts against Middle Tennessee • completed 13 passes for 229 yards and one touchdown against Maryland • passed for two touchdowns and 101 yards at Purdue • completed five passes for 53 yards against Michigan State • saw action as a reserve against Nebraska.
2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in three games and completed eight of 16 passes for 88 yards and one touchdown. Game-by-Game: Completed his only pass against Indiana State, which was a six-yard reception to Hunter Register • made his first career start at Maryland and completed 7-of-15 passes for 82 yards and one touchdown • saw action as a reserve at Illinois • Academic All-Big Ten.
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see game action • named Offensive Work Team Player of the Year.
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in two games • made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against San Jose State, but did not record any statistics • attempted one pass against Iowa.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2013 graduate from Cretin-Derham Hall • helped team to a 6-3 record and a 6-2 conference mark as a senior • threw for 1,400 yards and 19 touchdowns • rushed for 550 yards and three scores • took over the starting role in the fifth game of his junior season and then passed for 1,000 yards (9 TDs) and rushed for 400 yards (4 TDs) • also lettered three years in baseball • coached by Mike Scanlan.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 15, 1995 • son of Jeff and Mary Sue Rhoda • has two siblings.
Black History Month: Ukee Dozier
2/22/2018 - Football
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great.
Minnesota Minute: Best NBA 2K Player?
2/21/2018 - Football
We asked the guys who the best NBA 2K player on the team is in honor of NBA All-Star weekend.
Elite Access: New Uniform Reveal
2/21/2018 - Football
Go inside the team meeting where P.J. Fleck revealed Minnesota's NEW 2018 uniforms, with the help of alumni Maxx Williams, MarQueis Gray & Dom Barber!