2011 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Moved from quarterback to to wide receiver during spring practice in 2011 did not see action.
Graduate of Totino-Grace High School led his team to a 13-0 record and a Class 4A State Championship in 2009 completed 73-of-129 passes (56.6 percent) threw for 1,055 yards, 10 touchdowns and just six interceptions in 2009 added 76 rushing yards and two touchdowns during his senior season coached by Jeff Ferguson.
J.D. Pride was born Sept. 19, 1991 son of J.D. and Phyllis Pride Pride's father John Dexter Pride Sr. played for the Gophers.
U Sends Eight To NFL In Last Three Drafts
Minnesota has had eight players drafted in the last three years after having zero picks from 2011-13.
Gophers Headed To NFL
The Gophers had two players – Eric Murray and De’Vondre Campbell – selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Three Gophers Honored by NFF
Christenson, Mortell, Thomas awarded for outstanding academics by the National Football Foundation