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.
Gophers Tackle B1G Media Days
The Gophers open fall camp on Friday, Aug. 5, but first there is the annual Big Ten media days and luncheon in Chicago.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.