Gophers return a lot of talent at receiver, but must replace record-setting senior KJ Maye
A mixture of experience and youth should benefit Minnesota's passing game this season
The Gophers will bring back six wide receivers who lettered in 2013
2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Did not see game action • Academic All-Big Ten.
2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see game action.
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lives in Minnesota, but attended Aquinas High School in Wisconsin • led the team to a 6-4 record as a senior • completed 108 of 225 passes for 1,950 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior • added 11 touchdowns and 860 yards rushing en route to being named the La Crosse Tribune Football Player of the Year • also had one receiving touchdown and returned one punt for a touchdown • junior season was shortened because of an injury, but he still threw for 850 yards and three touchdowns in five games • also rushed for 183 yards on 40 carries and caught five passes for 98 yards • 2012 All-State honoree • three-time All-Mississippi Valley Conference and All-City selection • helped basketball team to a 2011 state championship • coached by Dan Coughlin.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 27, 1994 • son of Jeff and Julie Conway • has three siblings.
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