All-Big Ten tackle Steven Richardson should anchor Minnesota's defensive line
Minnesota held its annual awards banquet on Sunday afternoon
Gophers have 15 members on its defensive line this spring
Mitch Leidner named Team MVP, Eric Murray collects defensive honors
Gophers welcome back seven defensive linemen who saw action in at least nine games from last season
2017 • JUNIOR SEASON: Made his first career start against Buffalo and made two tackles including one for a loss of one yard • tallied two tackles, a sack and a forced fumble against Oregon State • saw action against Middle Tennessee.
2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in four games and recorded two tackles.
2015: Redshirted • shared Defensive Work Team Player of the Year honors with Winston DeLattiboudere.
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in four games and made two tackles. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Middle Tennessee where he saw action on special teams and defense • played at TCU • notched his first career tackle against San Jose State • made one tackle against Iowa.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Murphy High School • team was 6-5 during his senior season • recorded 57 tackles, 18 of which were solo stops • notched 1.5 sacks • caused two fumbles and recovered one fumble • recorded 81 tackles (28 solo) during his high school career • also made two catches for 25 yards, while playing tight end in high school • coached by Ronn Lee • ESPN and 247Sports ranked him as a three-star prospect, while Rivals gave him two stars • ESPN listed him as the 45th-best player in Alabama and as the 102nd defensive tackle in the nation • 247Sports had him as the No. 58 recruit in Alabama and as the 107th defensive tackle in the nation.
PERSONAL: Born May 20, 1995 • son of Nicky Moore • has one brother (Kentreal).
Jacob Huff Named B1G Player Of The Week
Minnesota safety Jacob Huff was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week today. Huff made four tackles and returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown against Middle Tennessee.
Gophers Beat Blue Raiders 34-3
The Golden Gophers improved to 3-0 on the season with a 34-3 win against Middle Tennessee on Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium.
Time Lapse: Goldy Helmets
Watch as the Gopher Football equipment staff decals the special edition Goldy Gopher football helmets Minnesota will wear on Sept. 16, 2017 at TCF Bank Stadium.