41 Christian Eldred  
Christian Eldred

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Mentone Grammar School

Last College:
Monash University

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 189

Position:
P

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Economics


08/27/2013

Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29

12/29/2012

Minnesota Stumbles Late, Falls to Texas Tech 34-31

Philip Nelson tossed two touchdowns and Michael Carter made two interceptions for Minnesota

11/25/2012

Gophers Hold Annual Awards Banquet

MarQueis Gray repeats as Bronko Nagurski Award winner

11/24/2012

Game Notes: Michigan State 26, Gopher Football 10 (11/24/12)

Postgame Notes from Minnesota's 26-10 loss to Michigan State at TCF Bank Stadium.

10/27/2012

Minnesota Rolls Past Purdue, 44-28

Freshman Philip Nelson threw three touchdown passes in the first half as the Gophers beat Purdue

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)
2012

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Did not see game action.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games after joining the team in the fall of 2012 • executed 67 of Minnesota's 69 punts during the season (did not attempt the Gophers' first two punts of the year at UNLV) • did not have any punts blocked and did not mishandle any snaps • seven of his punts were greater than 50 yards • placed 22 punts inside the 20-yard line, while another 22 punts were fair caught • received the Bobby Bell Award as the team's outstanding special teams player. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at UNLV where he punted five times • three of his punts were fair caught at UNLV and the other two were placed inside the 20-yard line • punted four times against New Hampshire (included a 52-yard punt) and against Western Michigan • had a 51-yard punt in four attempts against Syracuse • punted six times, averaging 44.5 yards, at Iowa • attemped a season-low three punts against Northwestern, Purdue and Michigan • four of his seven punts were fair caught at Wisconsin • punted six times at Illinois, which included a career-best 63-yard punt • punted a career-high 11 times at Nebraska • averaged 44.3 yards, which included a 52-yard punt, on six punts against Michigan State • punted four times vs. Texas Tech.

PERSONAL: Son of Janet and Lloyd Eldred • plans to major in economics • native of Melbourne, Australia • played Australian rules football • also competed in track and field and tennis.