79 Jonah Pirsig  
Jonah Pirsig

RS Sophomore

Blue Earth, Minn.

High School:
Blue Earth Area HS

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 320


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2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Started his first career game at right tackle and helped the Gophers rush for 182 yards and four touchdowns and pass for 144 yards and one touchdown against Eastern Illinois.

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in seven games, including the final six of the season • made his collegiate debut on the offensive line at New Mexico State • saw special teams action against Nebraska, at Indiana, against Penn State, versus Wisconsin, at Michigan State and against Syracuse • named Academic All-Big Ten.

2012: Redshirted.

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.