HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time All-Conference honoree • as a senior had 167 carries for 850 yards and 10 touchdowns in six games • named to the 2016 Vikings MFCA All-Star Team • in six games on offense as a junior had 120 carries for 695 yards and five touchdowns. Played three games on defense and recorded 17 tackles and one forced fumble • played nine games on defense as a sophomore with 81 tackles including eight for a loss, 3.5 sacks and one forced fumble • on top of football was named All-State in wrestling and track and field.
PERSONAL: Born on May 18, 1999 • son of Bob and Nicole Delich • has one brother (Tom) • brother Tom played college football for Bethel University.
Six Gophers Receive Athlon Recognition
5/24/2018 - Football
Athlon Sports has named six Gophers to its Big Ten Football 2018 All-Conference Team. This preseason announcement is a prediction by the magazine on how players will perform in 2018.
Player Profile: Rodney Smith
5/23/2018 - Football
Rodney Smith will go down in Minnesota history as one of the program’s most elite running backs and has a chance this season to set a new standard for all-purpose yards by a Gopher.
Virtual Tour: Larson Football Performance Center
5/10/2018 - Football
Take a virtual tour of the new home of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, the David & Janis Larson Performance Center!