Gophers welcome newest class of football players
2013 FRESHMAN SEASON: Made his collegiate debut at New Mexico State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Blue Earth Area High School ranked as the No. 4 player in Minnesota by Rivals.com ranked as the No. 35 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com led team to a 10-2 record and a berth in the state quarterfinals paved the way for an offense that racked up 4,655 yards in 2011 selected to take part in the Semper Fidelis and Offense-Defense All-American Bowls named first-team all-state by the AP and the Pioneer Press finalist for Minnesota Mr. Football award named Area Player of the Year by the Fairmont Sentinel two-time all-area selection two-time all-South Central Conference honoree coached by Randy Kuechenmeister.
PERSONAL: Born May 4, 1993 son of David and Kristin Pirsig has yet to declare a major.
Pronunciation Guide: PURSE-ig