2014 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in one game as he made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Iowa received the Tony Dungy Character and Community Service Award, which is presented to the person who shows the greatest character on and off the field 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 the Purple Raiders to a 6-4 mark in 2010 team advanced to the Illinois state playoffs earned honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference honors following his senior season coached by Rigo Schmelzer.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 15, 1992 son of Tim and Deborah McAvoy twin brother Kyle is an offensive lineman for the Gophers.
The Knockdown Kids
The Gophers offensive line has quietly put up some of the best statistics in the country.
Gophers To Play BYU, Colorado
The Minnesota football program has agreed to future home-and-home series with BYU and Colorado.
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.