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Graduate of Arrowhead High School helped lead his team to a 10-2 record in 2009, losing in the state semifinals to the eventual state champions led his team to the state championship game and a 13-1 record as a junior in 2008 completed 56.3 percent of his passes (71-of-126) for 1,057 yards in 2009 tossed 13 touchdown passes and just four interceptions last season finished his junior season 47-of-82 for 723 yards with eight touchdowns and six interceptions rushed for 422 yards and six more scores in 2008 coached by Tom Taraska.
Tom Parish was born August 20, 1991 son of Diane and Steve Parish both his father and grandfather played college football at Wisconsin.
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.