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.
Carpenter, Richardson Recognized by AP
The Associated Press named its All-Big Ten on Monday with Emmit Carpenter earning first team honors and Steven Richardson being named second team.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.
Carpenter Represents Gophers at B1G Championship
Emmit Carpenter represented the Minnesota Gophers at the Big Ten championship game as he was honored for winning Big Ten Kicker of the Year.