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Matt Leidner
Matt  Leidner

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.

High School:
Lakeville South HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 290

Position:
OL

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Mechanical Engineering


03/05/2016

Spring Preview: Offensive Line

New offense line coach Bart Miller has 16 players to work with this spring, but only five have played in a game

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

08/20/2015

2015 Position Preview: Offensive Line

Depth and experience highlight the group of road graters and protectors.

09/21/2013

Gophers vs. San Jose State: Sept. 21, 2013

Photos from the Gophers football game vs. San Jose State on Sept. 21, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium

2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Saw action on the offensive line as a reserve against Indiana State. 

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Played in three games, seeing action on offense and on special teams • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made his season and collegiate debut as a reserve center at Purdue • played on special teams at Ohio State • saw action on offense against Illinois.

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Did not see game action • named Offensive Work Team Player of the Year.

2013: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lakeville South • blocked for an offense that rushed for 1,910 yards and 19 touchdowns • recorded 105 pancake blocks • protected for a passing game that threw for 704 yards and four touchdowns • named Second-Team All-State and All Metro • coached by Larry Thompson.

PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1995 • son of Jeff and Carrie Leidner • has two siblings • older brother Mitch plays quarterback for the Gophers.

MORE HEADLINES

Game 4: Minnesota at Penn State

9/26/2016

Minnesota opens Big Ten play at Penn State on Saturday, Oct. 1. The game will be broadcast on the Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.

Kick Time Set for Gophers - Hawkeyes

9/26/2016

Minnesota will host Iowa at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8. The game will be on either ABC or ESPN2 and can be heard on KFAN.

Double OT With Coach Claeys After Colorado State

9/26/2016

We went to double overtime with Tracy Claeys after last night's show and asked him some more fan questions that did not make it on during the show.

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