OVERVIEW: Rivals.com lists him as a three-star recruit and the eighth best player in Wisconsin Scout.com tabs him as a three-star recruit and as the 93rd best defensive end in the nation ESPN ranks him as the 95th best defensive end in the nation and the ninth best prospect in Wisconsin.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Beaver Dam High School played in eight games as a senior and recorded 89 tackles tallied 16 tacklesfor loss and 11 sacks broke up two passes and returned one fumble for a touchdown made 15 catches for 192 yards as a tight end made 107 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and 13 sacks as a junior blocked six career kicks coached by Tim White.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 1, 1994 son of Roger and Amy Salzwedel has two siblings has yet to declare a major.
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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.
Carpenter Represents Gophers at B1G Championship
Emmit Carpenter represented the Minnesota Gophers at the Big Ten championship game as he was honored for winning Big Ten Kicker of the Year.
Celestin, Lingen, Smith Named 2017 Captains
Tight end Brandon Lingen, linebacker Jonathan Celestin and running back Rodney Smith with captain the Gophers in 2017.