Fall Academic All-Big Ten teams boast several Gopher Standouts
Big Ten Conference announces Fall academic honorees.
Two Gophers honored by league coaches, media
Junior quarterback MarQueis Gray honored as team MVP.
Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
AP photos from today's game.
2011 SENIOR SEASON:
Started all 12 games at tight end finished season second on team in receptions with 16 for 120 yards and two touchdowns earned third varsity letter named Academic All-Big Ten.
Game-by-Game: made first career start in season-opener at Southern California (9/3) started against New Mexico State (9/10) and turned in career-best three catches for 26 yards, including first collegiate touchdown started in Week Three win over Miami (Ohio) (9/17) in starting lineup against North Dakota State (9/24) saw action as a starter at Michigan (10/1) one reception for two yards at Purdue (10/8) hauled in one aerial for six yards vs. Nebraska (10/22) started against Iowa and tallied three catches for 27 yards and a touchdown in victory over Hawkeyes (10/29) started and recorded three catches for 23 yards at Michigan State (11/5) one catch for 12 yards against Wisconsin (11/12) started at Northwestern and tallied one reception (11/19) started against Illinois and had one catch for 17 yards (11/26) in Senior Day victory.
2010 JUNIOR SEASON:
Saw action in seven games caught two passes for a total of 14 yards, with a long reception of nine yards earned his second varsity letter named to the Big Ten All-Academic Team.
2009 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Saw action in nine games earned first varsity letter named to the Big Ten All-Academic Team.
Red-shirted and did not see action scholar-athlete award winner.
2007 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in three games as a reserve tight end but did not record any statistics.
A 2007 graduate of Stillwater (Minn.) High School high school coach was Scott Hoffman ranked as the 12th-best player in Minnesota by Rivals.com ranked the 10th-best player in Minnesota by Scout.com selected to the SuperPrep Midwest Team as the 115th-best player named to the PrepStar Midwest Region Team received honorable mention all-state recognition by the Associated Press in 2006.
Son of Robert and Jenny McGarry born December 16, 1988 brother, Robert, was the Gophers' long snapper from 2004-07 already holds bachelor's degree in applied economics.
Gophers in the NFL: Week 12
Week 12 came and went with a plethora of former Gophers in action with their respective NFL teams.
Ten Gophers Awarded by Big Ten Conference
Ten student-athletes from the Minnesota football program on defense and special teams were recognized by the Big Ten.
O'Brien Joins Coaching Staff
Tracy Claeys announced today the hiring of Dan O'Brien to fill an open coaching position on the defensive side of the ball.