Nobody wanted De’Vondre Campbell out of high school. Now, he’s a key cog in one of the nation’s top defenses.
Mitch Leidner's 22-yard touchdown pass with 1:34 to play cut the TCU lead.
Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers
Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
The latest episode of Brick by Brick takes you behind the scenes in Michigan.
Minnesota defeated Michigan, 30-14, to claim the Little Brown Jug.
David Cobb and Chris Streveler each rushed for over 150 yards as Minnesota beat San Jose State, 24-7.
Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14
Photos from the Minnesota vs. Iowa Homecoming Football game on Sept. 28, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Photos from the Gophers football game vs. San Jose State on Sept. 21, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium
2015 • SENIOR SEASON: Tallied seven tackles and added one pass breakup against TCU • registered three tackles at Colorado State • made five tackles and added a pass breakup versus Kent State • totaled six tackles, including a sack, against Ohio • recorded four tackles at Northwestern • tallied seven tackles, one pass breakup and an interception at Purdue • registered two solo stops versus Nebraska • notched a career-high 13 tackles, including 1.0 tackle-for-loss, against Michigan • tallied nine tackles and added a sack for a loss of 10 yards at Ohio State • registered double-digit tackles (10) at Iowa • recorded 10 tackles (six solo) and forced a fumble versus Illinois.
2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Started all 13 games • third on the team with 75 tackles and also had 6.5 tackles-for-loss (2.5 sacks) • recovered three fumbles, returned an interception for a touchdown and broke up one pass • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Started against Eastern Illinois and recorded five tackles, including one tackle-for-loss • totaled seven tackles against Middle Tennessee • registered six tackles and recovered one fumble at TCU • tallied three tackles and blocked one field goal against San Jose State • returned an interception 30 yards for his first career touchdown and made four tackles at Michigan • totaled six tackles against Northwestern • tallied three tackles against Purdue • notched a team-high 11 tackles at Illinois • also made a career-high 2.5 tackles-for-loss, including a solo sack, at Illinois • recovered a fumble and made four tackles, including one for a loss, against Iowa • recovered a fumble and tallied eight tackles, including a sack, against Ohio State • led the team with 11 tackles (seven solo), including two tackles-for-loss (.5 sack), at Nebraska • made three tackles at Wisconsin and had four tackles against Missouri.
2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games and started against San Jose State, Iowa and Indiana • notched 41 tackles, including 3.0 tackles-for-loss • broke up one pass and forced one fumble. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota debut against UNLV and recorded three solo tackles, including one tackle-for-loss • saw action as a reserve at New Mexico State and recorded eight tackles and one pass breakup • made two solo tackles against Western Illinois • made his first start against San Jose State where he led Minnesota in solo tackles (5) and tied for the team lead in tackles (6) • recorded one tackle-for-loss and forced one fumble against San Jose State • tallied five tackles against Iowa and one solo tackle at Michigan • notched two tackles at Northwestern • made four tackles against Nebraska • started at Indiana and made six tackles • played against Penn State • made three tackles, including one for a loss against Wisconsin • competed at Michigan State • made one tackle against Syracuse.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Helped lead Hutchinson Community College to a 9-3 record and a win in the 2012 Salt City Bowl • made 83 tackles (25 solo), averaging 6.9 tackles a game • recorded eight tackles-for-loss • had 17 tackles (five solo) against Navarro College • recorded 3.5 sacks and broke up four passes • made one interception and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown • recovered one fumble • coached by Rion Rhoades • three-star recruit according to Scout.com, Rivals.com, ESPN and 247sports.com • transferred to Minnesota after the 2012 season, signing with the Gophers in Feb. 2013.
PERSONAL: Born July 1, 1993 • son of Luther and Cathryn Campbell • has already earned his degree in business and marketing education • working on his certificate program in human resource development.
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Look back on the win against Illinois and towards the Border Battle with Wisconsin in the latest episode.
Murray To Play In Senior Bowl
Eric Murray has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl. The game will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
Game 12: Wisconsin at Minnesota
Minnesota hosts Wisconsin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28. The game can be watched on Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.