Nick Connelly
Nick  Connelly

RS Sophomore

Red Wing, Minn.

High School:
Red Wing HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 300


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2017 Spring Preview: Offensive Line

Gophers have had between four and six healthy offensive linemen all spring


Spring Preview: Offensive Line

New offense line coach Bart Miller has 16 players to work with this spring, but only five have played in a game


2015 Position Preview: Offensive Line

Depth and experience highlight the group of road graters and protectors.

2016 • FRESHMAN SASON: Played in nine games, mostly on special teams • made his Minnesota and collegiate debut as a reserve against Indiana State • saw action at right tackle at Maryland and against Rutgers • competed on special teams at Illinois, against Purdue and at Nebraska • played on offense and on special teams against Northwestern • competed at Wisconsin and against Washington State. 


HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Red Wing High School • allowed one sack all season as he was named First-Team All-State by the Associated Press, All-Metro by KARE11 and was voted the Big 9 Conference Lineman of the Year • on defense he recorded 14 sacks and made 124 tackles • coached by former Minnesota quarterback Rickey Foggie • also lettered in track • ranked as a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout • ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports listed him as the No. 4 prospect in Minnesota • Scout had him as the No. 1 offensive tackle in Minnesota, the No. 8 tackle in the Midwest and the No. 54 tackle prospect in the nation.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 17, 1996 • son of Chuck and Tami Connelly • has two brothers (Hunter and Christian).


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