Donovahn Jones
Donovahn Jones


Stockbridge, Ga.

High School:
Dutchtown HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200


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Gophers Open Season with 42-20 Win

Leidner accounts for three scores in victory


Fall Camp '14: Wide Receivers Preview

The Gophers will bring back six wide receivers who lettered in 2013


Gophers Rout Hawkeyes

Minnesota beat Iowa, 51-14, to bring Floyd of Rosedale home.


Minnesota Rallies Past Purdue

The Golden Gophers rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat Purdue.


Gophers Beat Northwestern 24-17

Minnesota beat Northwestern 24-17 to improve to 5-1 and 2-0 in the Big Ten.


Gophers Beat MTSU 35-24

The Gophers improved to 2-0 with a 35-24 win over Middle Tennessee State.


Gophers Beat Eastern Illinois

Minnesota opened the 2014 season with a 42-20 win over Eastern Illinois.


Football vs Iowa 11.08.14

Football vs Iowa 11.08.14


Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14


Football vs Eastern Illinois 08.28.14

Football vs Eastern Illinois 08.28.14


Spring Game 2014

Football in the Spring


USATSPI: Minnesota vs. Michigan State - 11/30/13

USATSPI: Minnesota vs. Michigan State - 11/30/13

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2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 11 games and started nine • made 11 catches for 253 yards and two touchdowns • rushed four times for 22 yards. Game-by-Game: Started against Eastern Illinois and caught three passes for 57 yards and one touchdown (35 yards) • caught three passes for 35 yards against Middle Tennessee • played at TCU and against San Jose State • rushed one time for 13 yards at Michigan • hauled in two passes for 29 yards against Northwestern • made one catch for 42 yards against Purdue • caught one ball for 46 yards (career-long reception) at Illinois • caught a 44-yard touchdown against Iowa • missed the Ohio State game with an illness • rushed one time at Nebraska for 8 yards and had one carry at Wisconsin.

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 11 games and started two • made 10 catches for 157 yards • carried the ball 16 times for 73 yards • shared the team's Outstanding Offensive Freshman of the Year honors with Maxx Williams. Game-by-Game: Made his season and collegiate debut against UNLV • had one rush and caught one pass at New Mexico State • saw action against Iowa and had a rush at Michigan • competed at Northwestern • rushed four times for 42 yards against Nebraska • rushed four times and caught two passes against Penn State • had two rushes and caught a 31-yard pass against Wisconsin • caught three passes for 47 yards at Michigan State • competed against Syracuse.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Dutchtown High School • helped the Bulldogs to a 6-4 record as a senior • completed 93 passes including 16 touchdowns for 1,609 yards in 2012 • led Dutchtown to a 52-22 win over Eagle's Landing, going 13-for-22 with 379 passing yards and six passing touchdowns • caught three passes for 50 yards and carried the ball 105 times for 634 rushing yards with seven touchdowns • completed 74-of-142 passes as a junior for 1,026 yards and six touchdowns • ran for 661 yards on 143 carries including seven touchdowns and caught one pass, which was a 36-yard touchdown reception • coached by Jason Galt • earned a three-star ranking from ESPN and Rivals.com • rated as the No. 67 prospect in Georgia by ESPN • rated as a two-star athlete by Scout.com and 247sports.com • listed as the No. 163 overall athlete and the No. 204 overall prospect in the state of Georgia by 247sports.com.

PERSONAL: Born March 12, 1995 • parents are Sarah Smith and David and Stephanie Jones • has two siblings.


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