Mitch Leidner will lead a young group of QBs in 2014
Football in the Spring
OVERVIEW: Enrolled at Minnesota in January 2014 and participated in spring practice.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, Kan. two-time all-state quarterback Kansas City-Atchison League Player of the Year 2013 Sports Highlights Unlimited Kansas City Prospect of the Year also named all-city, all-county and all-area passed for 2,527 yards and 26 touchdowns as a senior in 2013 also ran for 519 yards and nine touchdowns in 2013 rated a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals.com and Scout.com also a letterwinner in basketball and track.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 16, 1995 son of Leonard McKinzy and step-mother Andrean McKinzy has five siblings.
U Sends Eight To NFL In Last Three Drafts
Minnesota has had eight players drafted in the last three years after having zero picks from 2011-13.
Gophers Headed To NFL
The Gophers had two players – Eric Murray and De’Vondre Campbell – selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Three Gophers Honored by NFF
Christenson, Mortell, Thomas awarded for outstanding academics by the National Football Foundation