2014 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in one game as he made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Iowa Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see any game action.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Bloomington High School helped lead team to 6-4 mark in 2010 team advanced to the Illinois state playoffs two-time All-Big 12 Conference selection 2010 Class 5A All-State selection named honorable mention all-state by the Chicago Tribune coached by Rigo Schmelzer.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 15, 1992 son of Tim and Deborah McAvoy twin brother Luke is an offensive lineman for the Gophers.
Three Gophers To Play In January Showcase Games
Hendrick Ekpe, Mitch Leidner and Jonah Pirsig have accepted invitations to play in post-collegiate games in January.
Carpenter, Richardson Recognized by AP
The Associated Press named its All-Big Ten on Monday with Emmit Carpenter earning first team honors and Steven Richardson being named second team.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.