Gophers return just four receivers who caught a pass in 2016
Gophers return a lot of talent at receiver, but must replace record-setting senior KJ Maye
A mixture of experience and youth should benefit Minnesota's passing game this season
2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in one game • made his collegiate and Minnesota debut against Indiana State and caught one pass for six yards.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Comeaux High School • named Honorable Mention All-State • caught 39 passes for 652 yards and six touchdowns as a senior and rushed the ball 12 times for 186 yards and two scores • notched 50 tackles • returned three of his seven interceptions for touchdowns • returned six punts for 178 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for a 75-yard score on a fake punt • returned 14 kickoffs for 463 yards (33.1 average) and scored three touchdowns • served as team’s punter as well • named First Team All-Acadiana as a returner and was named The Daily Advertiser/Service Chevrolet Special Teams Player of the Year • Honorable Mention All-State • played in the East-West Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star game where he had a 42-yard reception for the victorious West team • caught 35 passes for 595 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior • coached by Kevin Magee • also lettered in basketball • a three-star recruit by 247Sports and Scout, while Rivals gave him two stars • 247Sports ranked him as 50th-best prospect in Louisiana, while Scout had him as the No. 88 wide receiver in the South and as the No. 15 receiver in the state • 247Sports had him as the No. 112 wide receiver in his class, while Scout listed him at No. 209.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 4, 1996 • son of Harold and Gena Register • has two brothers (Harold and Hayward).
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.