Ernie Heifort
Ernie Heifort

RS Junior

Bemidji, Minn.

High School:
Bemidji HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 278


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Coach Kill Pre-Spring Press Conference Transcript - 3.21.12

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2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Missed the season with an injury.

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 11 games, missing the Northwestern and Nebraska games. Game-by-Game: Saw action against UNLV • played on special teams at New Mexico State, against Western Illinois, San Jose State, Iowa and at Michigan • competed at Indiana and against Penn State • returned one kickoff 8 yards and fair caught another against Wisconsin • saw action at Michigan State and against Syracuse.

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in one game, as he made his Minnesota and collegiate debut at Iowa.

2011: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead team to a 9-2 record in 2010 • Lumberjacks advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 4A state playoffs • second-team all-state honors from the Associated Press • as a senior, he recorded 134 tackles, three sacks, nine tackles for loss, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery • led the state in tackles as a junior, recording 179 total stops • helped lead his team to the Class 4A quarterfinals in 2009 • coached by Troy Hendricks.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 8, 1992 • son of Ernest and Shannon Heifort • sister, Allie, is a member of the women's track team.


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