Minnesota passed for 239 yards in opener, which is something it did only twice last season
09.09.17 Football vs. Oregon State
2017 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in the first three games of the season and started against Buffalo and Middle Tennessee • missed the final nine games with an injury • made 11 catches for 83 yards. Game-by-Game: Made Minnesota and collegiate debut against Buffalo and caught six passes for 36 yards • caught one pass for four yards at Oregon State • made four catches for 43 yards against Middle Tennessee.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon • wore No. 17 for the Crusaders • started at wide receiver and corner as he helped his team to a 12-1 record in 2016 • team went 26-1 his last two seasons and won a state championships his junior year • as a senior, recorded 38 receptions for 884 yards and 10 touchdowns • made 17 tackles, broke up seven passes and recorded five interceptions • consensus three-star corner recruit by Scout, Rivals, 247 and ESPN, but projects to play receiver at Minnesota • ranked as No. 2 corner in Oregon and as No. 49 corner in his class by Scout • 247 Sports listed him as the No. 6 prospect in Oregon, while ESPN had him at No. 9 and Rivals at No. 10 • coached by Ken Potter.
PERSONAL: Born March 17, 1999 • Son of Omar and Adriane Douglas • has two sisters (Avery and Alex) father, Omar, played receiver at Minnesota from 1990-93 and ranks tied for eighth in receptions (130), tied for ninth in receiving touchdowns (14) and tenth in school history in receiving yards (1,681) • Omar, owns school record for touchdowns in a game with five (Oct. 9, 1993 vs. Purdue) and spent four years in the NFL with the New York Giants.
Row the Boat Culture: Video Recap
12/15/2017 - Football
Check out some of the best off-the-field moments from Gopher Football in 2017 with this video recap!
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Vote O’Brien for Uplifting Athletes Award
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