High School: Played high school football for the River Falls Wildcats and was a two-year letterwinner helped lead his team to the Wisconsin playoffs named Big Rivers Conference honorable mention during his senior year competed on the Wildcats basketball and track teams.
Personal: Son of Katy and Finau Pupungatoa has 5 siblings plans to major in biology.
Six Gophers Receive Athlon Recognition
5/24/2018 - Football
Athlon Sports has named six Gophers to its Big Ten Football 2018 All-Conference Team. This preseason announcement is a prediction by the magazine on how players will perform in 2018.
Player Profile: Rodney Smith
5/23/2018 - Football
Rodney Smith will go down in Minnesota history as one of the program’s most elite running backs and has a chance this season to set a new standard for all-purpose yards by a Gopher.
Virtual Tour: Larson Football Performance Center
5/10/2018 - Football
Take a virtual tour of the new home of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, the David & Janis Larson Performance Center!