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John Rabe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Iowa Falls, Iowa

High School:
Iowa Falls-Alden HS

Last College:
Ellsworth Community College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 258

Position:
Tight End


12/07/2012

Thirty-One Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13

12/06/2012

Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11

11/12/2012

Rabe Earns Academic Honor

Senior tight end has four touchdowns this year and a 3.71 GPA

11/06/2012

Game 10: Minnesota at Illinois

Gophers look to extend winning streak to three against Illinois

11/03/2012

Gophers Stumble in 35-13 Loss to Michigan

Philip Nelson throws for 142 yards and a touchdown

08/31/2012

Minnesota-UNLV Highlights

Highlights from Minnesota's three-overtime victory against UNLV in Las Vegas.

08/13/2012

John Rabe Profile

Gophersports.com features senior tight end John Rabe.

03/27/2012

Spring Tight Ends Preview

Gophersports.com continues its spring preview with the tight ends/h-backs.

11/03/2012

Gopher Football vs. Michigan, Nov. 3

Photos from Gopher Football vs. the Michigan Wolverines on Nov. 3, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium.

09/08/2012

Gophers vs. New Hampshire

Photos from the Gophers home opener against New Hampshire on Sept. 8, 2012.

Photo Gallery

2011• JUNIOR SEASON:
Played in all 12 games with six starts • recorded four receptions for 36 yards and two touchdowns• earned first varsity letter.

Game-by-game: saw action as a reserve in season-opener at Southern California (9/3) • started at H-Back against New Mexico State (9/10) • started in Week Three and recorded first career touchdown on first career reception in win over Miami (Ohio) (9/17) • saw action as a reserve against North Dakota State (9/24) • saw action at Michigan (10/1) • saw action at Purdue (10/8) • started at H-Back vs. Nebraska (10/22) • saw action against Iowa (10/29) • tallied two catches for 27 yards at Michigan State (11/5) • saw action against Wisconsin and had three kick returns for 28 yards (11/12) • started at tight end at Northwestern (11/19) • in starting lineup against Illinois (11/26) • caught a touchdown pass in victory over Illini.

JUNIOR COLLEGE:
Graduate of Ellsworth Community College • graduated in December and will have three years to play two at Minnesota • led his team to a 9-1 overall record and a 7-0 mark in Midwest Football Conference play in the 2010 season • Panthers played in the Graphic Edge Bowl • team finished the season ranked No. 14 in the nation • earned Junior College All-America honors following his sophomore season was a second-team all-region selection as a freshman and first-team all-region as a sophomore • tallied 43 receptions for 406 yards and two touchdowns in 2010 caught 25 balls for 488 yards and two scores as a freshman in 2009 • coached by Mike Virden.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Graduate of Iowa Falls-Alden High School • first-team all-state selection as a middle linebacker following his senior season • two-time all-district selection as a linebacker for the Cadets • racked up 128 tackles and 11.5 tackles-for-loss as a senior • was also a standout basketball player at Iowa Falls-Alden • coached by Patrick Norem.

PERSONAL:
John Rabe was born on March 25, 1991 • son of Gary Rabe and Susan Tystahl• business and marketing education major.