Gophers return standouts in Carpenter, Herbers, Jordahl and Santoso on special teams
Kick talks about his offseason, the @MinnSpecialists Twitter account, dancing, internships, eating and what football has taught him in our question-and-answer session
Gophers return kicker Ryan Santoso and long snapper Payton Jordahl, but must replace punter Peter Mortell
2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Did not see game action.
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see game action.
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Phillipsburg High School • earned All-State First Team honors in 2012 • two-time All-Mid-Continent League First Team kicker • 2012 Dylan Meier finalist (Kansas high school football award that honors on-field and off-field accomplishments) • as a senior, made 42 of 45 PATs and six of nine field goals, with a long of 45 yards • led the state of Kansas in touchbacks (17), kickoff yards and points during the regular season • 42-of-47 on PATs and 6-of-9 on FGs with a long of 46 yards as a junior • made 80 percent of his career FG attempts between 40 and 50 yards • coached by J.B. Covington.
PERSONAL: Born May 17, 1994 • son of Ron and Charlene Juenemann.
Wolitarsky Winnipeg Bound
Former Minnesota receiver Drew Wolitarsky was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL supplemental draft.
Elite Access: Football Etiquette Dinner
The Gopher Football team participated in an etiquette dinner at TCF Bank Stadium in mid-June 2017 to learn about proper dinner etiquette and much more.
Football Staff Tours Athletes Village
The Gopher football coaching staff recently took a tour of the new Athletes Village which is scheduled to open in January.