HIGH SCHOOL: Attends Blue Valley High School in Stilwell, Kansas • wore No. 9 for the Tigers • as a senior, recorded 67 receptions for 1,096 yards and as 12 touchdowns • named First Team All-Conference and named to the 2016 All-Simone Team (recognizes the best players in the Kansas City metro area) • a three-star recruit by Scout, 247 and ESPN and a two-star recruit by Rivals • at receiver, Scout ranked him No. 2 in Kansas, No. 31 in the Midland and No. 176 in the nation • ESPN listed him as the No. 5 prospect in Kansas, while Rivals had him at No. 9 and 247 Sports had him at No. 10 • coached by Eric Driskell.
PERSONAL: Born on April 26, 1999 • son of Yale and Kristina Van Dyne • has one brother (Yale) and one sister (Mary-Kate).
Elite Access: Beach Workout
Go behind the scenes at Gopher Football's first beach workout of the season on the shores of Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis in June of 2017!
Wolitarsky Winnipeg Bound
Former Minnesota receiver Drew Wolitarsky was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL supplemental draft.
Elite Access: Football Etiquette Dinner
The Gopher Football team participated in an etiquette dinner at TCF Bank Stadium in mid-June 2017 to learn about proper dinner etiquette and much more.