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.
Gophers Tackle B1G Media Days
The Gophers open fall camp on Friday, Aug. 5, but first there is the annual Big Ten media days and luncheon in Chicago.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.