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Nate Wozniak
Nate  Wozniak

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Greenwood, Ind.

High School:
Center Grove HS

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 275

Position:
TE

Experience:
3 Letter

Major:
Agricultural and Food Business Management


04/13/2017

2017 Spring Preview: Tight Ends

Gophers have five tight ends on spring roster, but only two are healthy

11/27/2016

Smith, Travis Take Home Top Awards At Banquet

Minnesota held its annual awards banquet on Sunday afternoon

04/05/2016

Spring Preview: Tight Ends

Minnesota has passed for 68 touchdowns since 2011 and 29 of those passes were caught by a tight end

12/29/2015

2015 Quick Lane Bowl Post-Game Quotes

08/09/2015

2015 Position Preview: Tight Ends, Fullbacks

One senior and eight underclassmen highlight group of tight ends, while two veterans form fullback pairing

2016 • JUNIOR SEASON: Started in all 13 games and made 13 catches for 135 yards • blocked for an offense that rushed for 2,387 yards and 34 touchdowns (most since 2005). Game-by-Game: Started against Oregon State and caught three passes for 33 yards • made one catch for 26 yards against Indiana State • had two receptions for 22 yards against Colorado State • caught one pass for two yards at Penn State and one for nine yards against Iowa • started at Maryland and against Rutgers, but did not record any statistics • made two catches for 14 yards at Illinois • competed against Purdue • caught one pass for 11 yards at Nebraska and against Northwestern • started at Wisconsin • made one catch for seven yards against Washington State. 

2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Played in all 13 games and started 12  caught eight passes for 75 yards • helped block for an offense that passed for 2,793 yards (most since 2008) and 15 touchdowns (most since 2010) and one that rushed for 1,873 yards and 17 touchdowns. Game-by-Game: Made his first career start against TCU and caught one pass for five yards • made two catches for 12 yards at Colorado State • hauled in three passes for 40 yards against Kent State • competed against Ohio, Northwestern and at Purdue, but did not record any statistics • started against Nebraska and Michigan • caught one pass for seven yards at Ohio State • competed at Iowa, against Illinois and against Wisconsin • caught one pass for 11 yards against Central Michigan. 

2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in five games • made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois, but did not record any statistics • saw action as a reserve against San Jose State • played on special teams against Purdue • played on offense and on special teams against Iowa • played on special teams against Missouri • Academic All-Big Ten.

2013: Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Center Grove High School • led team to a 12-2 record as a senior and advanced to the Class 5A semifinals • member of the 2012 The Indianapolis Star Super Team • caught 28 passes for 331 yards and five touchdowns • coached by Eric Moore • was a three-star recruit, No. 39 tight end in the nation and 13th best prospect in Indiana according to Rivals.com • Scout.com ranked as a three-star recruit and as the No. 61 tight end in the nation • ESPN gave him a three-star rating and ranked him as the No. 17 player in Indiana, while 247sports.com had him as the No. 14 player in the state.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 30, 1994 • son of Amy Wozniak • has two siblings.

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