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
Big plays headline final open practice for Minnesota
Mitch Leidner, who is one of five quarterbacks on Minnesota's roster, has a 14-8 record in 22 career games
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.
Elite Access: P.J. Fleck on Gopher Road Trip
Check out some of the best moments from Coach P.J. Fleck as he toured Minnesota with the Gopher Road Trip!
Athlon Recognizes Eight Gophers
Annual magazine prediction tabs eight Gophers as All-Big Ten players. Carpenter named first team, while Richardson, Santoso and Smith receive second-team honors.
Elite Access: Gophers Visit Children's Hospital
Members of the Gopher Football team and head coach P.J. Fleck visit with patients at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital in May 2017.