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.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.
Brooks Named Doak Walker Award Candidate
University of Minnesota sophomore Shannon Brooks is on the Doak Walker Award's preseason candidates list.