Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13
Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11
Fall Academic All-Big Ten teams boast several Gopher Standouts
Big Ten Conference announces Fall academic honorees.
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Minnesota won its third straight Big Ten game with a 42-39 victory at Indiana.
Minnesota reached bowl eligibility with a 34-23 win over Nebraska.
Aided by three turnovers, the Gopher football team defeated Northwestern, 20-17.
2013 SENIOR SEASON: Started against UNLV but did not record any statistics played at New Mexico State and made one tackle on special teams recorded one catch for 15 yards against Western Illinois helped block for Minnesota to rush for 353 yards (most since 2005) and six touchdowns against San Jose State missed the Iowa game with an injury saw limited playing time at Michigan caught two passes for 21 yards at Northwestern made one catch for 20 yards and also blocked for an offense thatgenerated 430 yards of total offense (271 rushing yards) against Nebraska caught two passes for 16 yards and helped protect for an offense that gained 573 yards at Indiana made one catch for 12 yards against Penn State started against Wisconsin and caught one pass at Michigan State.
2012 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 12 games with starts against Syracuse, Northwestern, Illinois and Texas Tech named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Recorded his first career reception at Iowa and ended the game with two catches for 28 yards had one catch for 11 yards vs. Michigan made one catch at Illinois saw action vs. Texas Tech but did not record any statistics.
2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Moved to H-back in the spring of 2011 played in all 12 games saw action as a reserve H-back and on special teams named Academic All-Big Ten.
2010 FRESHMAN SEASON: Saw action in three games during 2010 season as a backup linebacker.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Did not see action in freshman season at Iowa Western Community College named to Academic All-Region First team with a 4.0 GPA.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-sport letterwinner at Mahtomedi High School (football, Lacrosse and wrestling) finished high school career with 135 tackles, four forced fumbles and one interception named to Classic Suburban all-conference team member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born March 10, 1991 son of Mike and Kathy Henry has a degree in business and marketing education major and is now working on his postgraduate degree.
Five Gophers on Senior Bowl Watch List
Seniors Mitch Leidner, Jack Lynn, Jalen Myrick, Jonah Pirsig and Damarius Travis are the Maroon and Gold representatives on the watch list.
Player Profile: Damarius Travis
From the outside view the Gophers secondary may look like it needs a complete rehaul after having two players in Briean Boddy-Calhoun and Eric Murray go to the NFL. That is not the case.
Sunday Night Overtime With Coach Claeys Began Aug. 21
Sunday Night Overtime With Coach Claeys will originate from the Gophers’ locker room at TCF Bank Stadium and will be streamed using Facebook Live.