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.
2018 Spring Preview: Defensive Line
3/22/2018 - Football
The brand of football that head coach P.J. Fleck and defensive coordinator Robb Smith want to play requires having an elite pass rush.
2018 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks
3/20/2018 - Football
The Gophers will have their third spring practice today and there will be more than a few eyes on the quarterbacks.
Elite Access: Inside Spring Practice
3/20/2018 - Football
Before the team headed out for Spring Break, the Golden Gophers held spring practice #2 in the Larson Football Performance Center.