John Rabe
John Rabe


Iowa Falls, Iowa

High School:
Iowa Falls-Alden HS

Last College:
Ellsworth Community College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 258

Tight End


Thirty-One Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

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


Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11


Rabe Earns Academic Honor

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


Game 10: Minnesota at Illinois

Gophers look to extend winning streak to three against Illinois


Gophers Stumble in 35-13 Loss to Michigan

Philip Nelson throws for 142 yards and a touchdown


Minnesota-UNLV Highlights

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


John Rabe Profile

Gophersports.com features senior tight end John Rabe.


Spring Tight Ends Preview

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


Gopher Football vs. Michigan, Nov. 3

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


Gophers vs. New Hampshire

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

Photo Gallery

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.

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.

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.

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


Murray To Play In Senior Bowl


Eric Murray has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl. The game will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Gophers in the NFL: Week 11


A plethora of former Gophers competed on the field in the professional ranks for Week 11 action

Game 12: Wisconsin at Minnesota


Minnesota hosts Wisconsin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28. The game can be watched on Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.

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