The Gophers will bring back six wide receivers who lettered in 2013
2015: Missed the entire season as he recovered from an offseason surgery.
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in three games, but did not record any statistics • made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois • saw action against San Jose State and competed against Iowa.
HIGH SCHOOL:Attended Wayzata High School and helped lead the Trojans to a 10-2 record as a senior • injuries on the team forced him to move from wide receiver to running back mid-season • rushed 92 times in five games for 641 yards and nine touchdowns • averaged 128.2 yards rushing per game • caught 15 passes for 260 yards and four touchdowns • returned kicks as well and scored on a 99-yard return • named Second-Team All-State as a returner/all purpose • turned in a remarkable playoff performance in a 49-14 win against Champlin Park, as he scored six touchdowns (four rushing, two receiving) • played in 13 games as a junior, making 28 catches for 639 yards and 10 touchdowns • team won a state title in 2010 • coached by Brad Anderson.
PERSONAL: Born on Dec. 6, 1994 • son of Jeff and Sarah Borchardt • has one sister Laurel.
The Knockdown Kids
The Gophers offensive line has quietly put up some of the best statistics in the country.
Gophers To Play BYU, Colorado
The Minnesota football program has agreed to future home-and-home series with BYU and Colorado.
Game 8: Minnesota at Illinois
Minnesota plays at Illinois at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The game can be seen on BTN and can be heard on KFAN.