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: 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.
Elite Access: Minnesota Preps for BTN Tailgate!
Go behind the scenes of BTN Tailgate on Set-Up Day -- the BTN pregame show is coming to Minneapolis for Gophers-Fighting Illini!
The Gophers have 43 players from Minnesota on the current roster. Head coach P.J. Fleck has made it a mission to lock up recruiting within a six to eight hour radius of the Twin Cities.
Gophers Will Host Indiana On Oct. 26, 2018
Minnesota will welcome Indiana to TCF Bank Stadium for the first time ever in 2018. The Big Ten Conference announced today that the game will now be played on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.