Ra'Shede Hageman blocked a field goal that Martez Shabazz picked up and raced for a 78-yard touchdown in the third quarter
Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Minnesota-UNH Game Notes
Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.
Gophers welcome newest class of football players
Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)
2013 SENIOR SEASON: Recorded three tackles, including one for a loss, against UNLV returned a blocked field goal 51 yards for his first career touchdown against the Rebels recorded three tackles at New Mexico State made one tackles and broke up one pass against Western Illinois played against San Jose State and Iowa, but did not record any statistics notched two solo tackles at Michigan made three tackles and notched .5 sack against Nebraska broke up two passes and made one tackle at Indiana played against Penn State and made one tackle against Wisconsin had one tackle at Michigan State.
2012 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in nine games and made six tackles. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota debut at UNLV, but did not record any statistics saw action against New Hampshire and recorded his first career interception suffered a dislocated toe in practice and missed games against Western Michigan, Syracuse, Iowa and Northwestern returned to the lineup at Wisconsin and made two tackles assisted on one tackle vs. Purdue and had one solo tackle vs. Michigan competed at Illinois, at Nebraska and vs. Michigan State broke up two passes and assisted on one tackle vs. Texas Tech.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Transferred from Trinity Valley Community College led team to an 8-3 record and a berth in the Citizen's Bank Bowl as a sophomore earned All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference honors three-time All-SWJCFC Defensive Player of the Week as a sophomore recorded 21 pass break-ups, 43 tackles and one interception in coached by Brad Smiley.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of DeSoto High School helped lead his team to a share of the District 11-5A championship during 2008, his senior season named second-team All-District 11-5A in 2008.
PERSONAL: Born on January 3, 1993 son of Tarian and Alamin Shabazz business and marketing education major.
Game 8: Minnesota at Illinois
Minnesota plays at Illinois at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The game can be seen on BTN and can be heard on KFAN.
Double OT With Coach Claeys After Rutgers
Coach Claeys answered more questions after his Facebook Live show last night.
Smith Honored By B1G
Rodney Smith was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the week after recording 257 all-purpose yards against Rutgers.