Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13
Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11
Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.
2014 JUNIOR SEASON: Did not see game action.
2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in seven games made one tackle against UNLV saw action at New Mexico State where he partially blocked a punt played against Western Illinois, San Jose State, Iowa, at Northwestern, against Nebraska and at Indiana on special teams, but did not record any statistics.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in seven games, playing mostly on special teams made one tackle on the year, which came against Purdue named Academic All-Big Ten.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Miramar High School helped lead team to a 7-3 record and to the second round of the Florida Class 6A playoffs as a senior recorded 67 tackles, with three interceptions and two forced fumbles in 2010 tallied 68 tackles and three interceptions as a junior played in the Miami Dolphins' Broward-Dade All-Star Game listed among the Top 25 players to watch coming into the 2010 season by the South Florida Sun Central coached by Damon Cogdell.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 3, 1990 son of Steven Montgomery and Cassandra Johnson.
Three Gophers To Play In January Showcase Games
Hendrick Ekpe, Mitch Leidner and Jonah Pirsig have accepted invitations to play in post-collegiate games in January.
Carpenter, Richardson Recognized by AP
The Associated Press named its All-Big Ten on Monday with Emmit Carpenter earning first team honors and Steven Richardson being named second team.
Gophers Headed To Holiday Bowl
Minnesota will play Washington State in the 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, in San Diego, Calif. The 6 p.m. CT game will be played at Qualcomm Stadium and broadcast on ESPN.