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Payton Jordahl
Payton  Jordahl

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Perham, Minn.

High School:
Perham HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
LS

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Youth Studies


03/23/2016

Spring Preview: Specialists

Gophers return kicker Ryan Santoso and long snapper Payton Jordahl, but must replace punter Peter Mortell

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 13 games as team's primary long-snapper • snapped all 126 attempts (74 punts, 31 PATs and 21 FGs) during the season successfully • made three tackles on special teams • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Tallied a tackle in first career game against TCU and converted seven snaps on punts, two extra points and one field goal  registered a tackle at Colorado State and also snapped successfully on nine punts and four field goals • made 10 successful snaps, including seven on punts, two on field goal attempts and one extra point versus Kent State • tallied eight flawless long snaps against Ohio • recorded seven successful snaps at Northwestern • registered a career-high 13 successful snaps, which included five punts, five extra point attempts and three field goals, at Purdue • converted eight snaps against Nebraska • tallied 11 successful snaps versus Michigan • converted 11-of-11 snaps at Ohio State • recorded 11 successful snaps for the third-straight game at Iowa • went 9-for-9 on long snap attempts and added a tackle versus Illinois • tallied eight successful snaps against Wisconsin • recorded seven flawless snaps in team's final game of the season against Central Michigan.

2014: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Perham High School • served as the team's long snapper and also played fullback and linebacker • rushed 82 times for 608 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior, while also making 30 tackles • rushed for 1,605 yards and 19 touchdowns during his high school career, while also making 265 tackles • broke up seven passes, forced four fumbles, recovered five fumbles and made two interceptions in 39 career games • coached by his father, Mike Jordahl • also lettered in wrestling and track • ranked as a two-star recruit by 247Sports, the 15th-best long snapper in the nation and the 16th-best prospect in Minnesota.

PERSONAL: Born April 8, 1996 • son of Mike and Kim Jordahl • Mike played football at the University of Minnesota, Crookston in the late 1980s • has one sister (Shelby).

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