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Demry Croft
Demry  Croft

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.

High School:
Boylan HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Position:
QB

Experience:
2 Letters

Major:
Business and Marketing Education


09/06/2017

Passing Game Showed Promise In Opener

Minnesota passed for 239 yards in opener, which is something it did only twice last season

08/18/2017

Croft, Rhoda Will Both Play Against Buffalo

Coach Fleck announced that both quarterbacks Conor Rhoda and Demry Croft will play against Buffalo

03/21/2017

2017 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks

Minnesota has six quarterbacks on its spring roster

03/01/2016

Spring Preview: Quarterbacks

The Gophers have four quarterbacks on their roster, but only three will be available for spring practice

12/29/2015

2015 Quick Lane Bowl Post-Game Quotes

Career Stats

2017 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in nine games and started the final six of the season • completed 41.5 percent of his passes for 674 yards and four touchdowns • rushed 79 times for 311 yards and four touchdowns. Game-by-Game: Completed 7-of-11 passes against Buffalo and also rushed six times for 32 yards in his first game action since Nov. 7, 2015, at Ohio State where he played one snap • lone rush at Oregon State was a 64-yard touchdown, which was the first of his career • completed 11-of-20 passes for 163 yards and three touchdowns (first touchdown passes of his career and all to Tyler Johnson) versus Michigan State • rushed seven times for 31 yards against the Spartan • passed for one touchdown and rushed for 32 yards against Illinois • passed for 139 yards at Iowa • started at Michigan • passed for 105 yards and rushed 10 times for 183 yards (school record for a quarterback) and three touchdowns against Nebraska • started at Northwestern and against Wisconsin. 

2016: Redshirted.

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in three games as a reserve • completed 7-of-17 passes for 34 yards • rushed nine times for 38 yards. Game-by-Game: Made his collegiate and season debut at Northwestern, where he was 5-of-11 for 27 yards • first offensive play of his career was a rush for 11 yards • completed 2-of-5 passes for seven yards at Purdue and also rushed three times for 34 yards • replaced an injured Mitch Leidner for one play at Ohio State. 

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Boylan High School • played in 10 games as a senior and passed for 2,011 yards and 21 touchdowns • also rushed for 845 yards and 10 scores • named Honorable Mention All-State • competed in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando where he completed 12-of-15 passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns • saw action in 12 games as a junior and passed for 1,879 yards and 16 passes, while rushing for 685 yards and 12 scores • coached by John Cacciatore • ranked as a three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout • 247Sports taged him as the No. 7 prospect in Illinois, while Rivals had him at No. 18 and ESPN listed him at No. 41 • 247Sports ranked him as the No. 18 dual-threat quarterback in his class, while Rivals slotted him at No. 29 in their quarterback rankings and ESPN had him at No. 48 • Scout listed him as a the No. 1 quarterback in Illinois, the No. 4 quarterback in the Midwest and the No. 26 quarterback in the nation • also lettered in basketball, track and bowling.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 1, 1997 • son of Robert and Shereese Croft • has two sisters (Brooke and Sabiyah).

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