HIGH SCHOOL: A three-time First Team All-Conference honoree at quarterback • finished his career with 5,591 yards passing with 56 touchdowns and 1,721 rushing yards with 39 touchdowns • led his team to a 9-2 record his senior season throwing for 2,439 yards with 28 touchdowns and 671 rushing yards with 18 touchdowns • named First Team All-State and was a Mr. Football finalist • also lettered in basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL: Born on July 23, 1998 • son of Jeff and Lucy Roste • has three sisters (Jazmin, Jana and Jacy).
Six Gophers Receive Athlon Recognition
5/24/2018 - Football
Athlon Sports has named six Gophers to its Big Ten Football 2018 All-Conference Team. This preseason announcement is a prediction by the magazine on how players will perform in 2018.
Player Profile: Rodney Smith
5/23/2018 - Football
Rodney Smith will go down in Minnesota history as one of the program’s most elite running backs and has a chance this season to set a new standard for all-purpose yards by a Gopher.
Virtual Tour: Larson Football Performance Center
5/10/2018 - Football
Take a virtual tour of the new home of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, the David & Janis Larson Performance Center!