Gophers return just four receivers who caught a pass in 2016
2016: Missed the season with an injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Marshall High School • three-year letterwinner played both receiver and defensive back for the Tigers • recorded 23 catches for 350 yards and five touchdowns, while contributing 51 yards rushing on three carries during senior season • tallied 18 tackles, two passes defended and one interception • named Associated Press First Team All-State • secured 19 catches for 466 yards and six scores during junior campaign • added five kick returns for 188 yards with a long of 90 yards • as a sophomore, caught 25 passes for 402 yards and two touchdowns, while adding 49 yards rushing • notched 13 tackles and two interceptions during first year on varsity • coached by Terry Bahlmann • also lettered in baseball and basketball • ranked as a three-star prospect by ESPN, Scout and 247Sports and a two-star prospect by Rivals • 247Sports rated him as the No. 9 prospect in the state, while ESPN and Rivals had him at No. 15 in Minnesota • 247Sports put him as the No. 1 wide receiver in the state, with Rivals and Scout rating him as the No. 2 pass catcher from Minnesota • Scout ranked him as the No. 9 wideout in the Midwest and No. 69 in the nation at his position.
PERSONAL: Born October 28, 1997 • son of Chris and Mary Jo Hmielewski • has one brother (Matt) and one sister (Ashtin) • uncle, Jim Hmielewski, was a Third-Team All-American tackle at Kansas State and was a member of the Dallas Cowboys.
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