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Jephete Matilus
Jephete Matilus

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Delray Beach, Fla.

High School:
Atlantic HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
FB

Experience:
3 Letters

Major:
Communication Studies


12/07/2012

Thirty-One Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13

12/06/2012

Gophers Place 70 on Fall Academic All-Big Ten List

Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11

11/27/2011

Golden Gophers Honored at Season-Ending Banquet

Junior quarterback MarQueis Gray honored as team MVP.

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2014 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in four games • moved from linebacker to fullback during fall camp • competed on special teams against Eastern Illinois and Middle Tennessee • played at TCU and against Iowa.

2013 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 13 games • notched eight tackles • named Offensive Work Team Player of the Year after serving as the work team running back • named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made one tackle against UNLV and at New Mexico State • played against Western Illinois, but did not record any statistics • recorded one tackle against San Jose State • saw special teams action against Iowa • notched two tackles at Michigan • played on special teams at Northwestern and against Nebraska • notched one tackle at Indiana and two tackles against Penn State • competed against Wisconsin, at Michigan State and versus Syracuse.

2012 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in four games • made one tackle vs. Purdue • also saw action at Iowa, at Nebraska and vs. Michigan State • named Academic All-Big Ten. 2011: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Atlantic High School • helped lead team to a 7-5 record in 2010 • two-time Class 6A-5A-4A All-Palm Beach County selection by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel • recorded 90 tackles, including 10 tackles for loss as a senior • tacked on four interceptions and two forced fumbles in 2010 • tallied 113 tackles, including 12 sacks, 19 tackles for loss and five fumble recoveries as a junior • coached by Christopher Bean.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 10, 1992 • son of Wilmer and Juliette Matilus.

MORE HEADLINES

Carpenter Represents Gophers at B1G Championship

12/4/2016

Emmit Carpenter represented the Minnesota Gophers at the Big Ten championship game as he was honored for winning Big Ten Kicker of the Year.

Celestin, Lingen, Smith Named 2017 Captains

12/1/2016

Tight end Brandon Lingen, linebacker Jonathan Celestin and running back Rodney Smith with captain the Gophers in 2017.

Four Gophers On Offense Honored By B1G

11/30/2016

Four student-athletes from the Minnesota football program on offense were recognized by the coaches and media of the Big Ten Conference on Wednesday.

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