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.
Pro Football Hall of Fame: Bobby Bell
Bobby Bell won the Outland Award in 1962 and was named the Big Ten MVP and finished third in Heisman Trophy voting.
Taking A Look At TCF Bank Stadium Records
The Gophers start their eighth season at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 1 against Oregon State. Last year, Minnesota posted some impressive feats in that cracked the stadium record books.
Road Game Tickets On Sale Now
Minnesota road game tickets are now on sale for contests at Penn State, Maryland, Illinois, Nebraska and Wisconsin.