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Gaelin Elmore
Gaelin  Elmore

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Somerset, Wis.

High School:
Somerset HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 275

Position:
DL

Experience:
3 Letters

Major:
Communication Studies


06/14/2016

Elmore Receives Wilma Rudolph Achievement Award

Gaelin Elmore received the Wilma Rudolph Student Athlete Achievement Award on June 11 at the 2016 National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A) Convention Awards Luncheon

05/24/2016

Elmore To Receive Wilma Rudolph Achievement Award

Gaelin Elmore will receive the Wilma Rudolph Student Athlete Achievement Award on June 11

04/01/2016

Spring Preview: Defensive Line

Gophers have 15 members on its defensive line this spring

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

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2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Has played in all 12 games and started six • recorded 15 tackles, four tackles for a loss of 18 yards, 1.5 sacks and recovered three fumbles. Game-by-Game: Registered one tackle against Oregon State • made one tackle against Indiana State • recovered one fumble against Colorado State • recorded one tackle against Penn State • saw action against Iowa • recovered a fumble and made one tackle against Maryland • recovered a fumble and had one tackle for a loss of five yards against Rutgers • tallied three tackles against Illinois • recorded three tackles and a sack for a loss of five yards against Purdue • notched two tackles against Nebraska • assisted on a sack for a loss of six yards against Northwestern • made one tackle for a loss of one yard. 

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
 Played in 12 games and started two • recorded 12 tackles, including 3.5 tackles-for-loss (1.5 sacks) • broke up a pair of pass attempts • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Tallied a tackle against TCU • saw action at Colorado State, but did not record any statistics • competed versus Kent State but did not record any statistics • made a solo tackle against Ohio • recorded a tackle behind the line of scrimmage at Northwestern • registered an assisted tackle (.5 tackle-for-loss) versus Nebraska • competed but did not record a statistic versus Michigan • saw action at Ohio State, but did not record any statistics • registered three tackles, including a sack and another tackle behind the line of scrimmage, and added a pass breakup at Iowa • touted a pair of tackles, including .5 sack for a 6-yard loss, and broke up a pass for the second straight game versus Illinois • notched three solo tackles against Wisconsin • started versus Central Michigan, but did not record any statistics.

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 13 games and made one start • recorded 11 tackles, including two for a loss (one sack) • tallied one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut and made two solo tackles against Eastern Illinois • made one tackle against Middle Tennessee • played at TCU • broke up one pass and recovered one fumble against San Jose State • recorded two tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, and forced a fumble at Michigan • made one tackle each against Northwestern and Purdue and at Illinois • recorded one sack against Iowa in his first career start • assisted on one tackle against Ohio State • saw action at Nebraska and at Wisconsin • made one tackle against Missouri.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Somerset High School • named one of 16 State Scholar Athlete award winners by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association • helped the Spartans post an 11-2 record and make the state semifinals as a senior in 2013 • led team in receptions (7) and receiving yards (129) and also caught one touchdown (team passed for 431 yards and seven touchdowns during his senior season) • effective blocker in team's run-heavy offense that rushed for 2,969 yards • second on team with 72 tackles (43 solo) and led the state of Wisconsin with 28 tackles-for-loss • recorded 11 sacks and forced seven fumbles • broke up seven passes and recovered one fumble • named first team All-State on defense as a DE/OLB • ended career with 19 catches for 375 yards and six touchdowns • was the only non-senior starter on Somerset's 12-1 state championship team in 2012 • football coach was Bruce Larson • a 1,000-point scorer in basketball and also lettered in track • listed as a three-star recruit by ESPN, Scout, Rivals and 247Sports • Rivals listed him as the fourth-best player in Wisconsin, while 247Sports had him as the sixth-best prospect and ESPN had him ninth • Rivals named him as the No. 22 tight end in the nation, while ESPN had him at No. 24 • Scout had him as the No. 26 tight end recruit in the country and 247Sports had him at No. 28.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 8, 1995 • son of George Elmore • guardians are Bruce and Kelly Larson • has six siblings, three brothers and three sisters • Bruce Larson played played football at UW-River Falls from 1983-86 and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013 • received the Wilma Rudolph Student Athlete Achievement Award at the 2016 National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics Convention Awards Luncheon • Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award honors student athletes who have overcome great personal, academic, and/or emotional odds to achieve academic success while participating in intercollegiate athletics. 

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