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
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.
Pro Football Hall of Fame: Bobby Bell
Bobby Bell won the Outland Award in 1962 and was named the Big Ten MVP and finished third in Heisman Trophy voting.
Taking A Look At TCF Bank Stadium Records
The Gophers start their eighth season at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 1 against Oregon State. Last year, Minnesota posted some impressive feats in that cracked the stadium record books.
Road Game Tickets On Sale Now
Minnesota road game tickets are now on sale for contests at Penn State, Maryland, Illinois, Nebraska and Wisconsin.