Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers
Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Gophers welcome newest class of football players
2014 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made three tackles against Eastern Illinois suffered a season-ending knee injury against Middle Tennessee.
2013 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 10 games made seven tackles named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made his collegiate debut against UNLV, recording three tackles missed the New Mexico State, Western Illinois and San Jose State games with mononucleosis returned to the lineup and saw action against Iowa made one tackle at Michigan and competed at Northwestern and against Nebraska totaled two tackles at Indiana played against Penn State and Wisconsin made one tackle at Michigan State competed against Syracuse.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Edina High School ranked as the No. 8 player in Minnesota by Rivals.com and as the No. 65 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com missed all but three games of his senior season with an injury honorable mention all-state selection by the AP at defensive back as a junior earned all-Lake Conference honors in 2010 named third-team all-metro by the Star-Tribune as a junior honorable mention All-Lake Conference pick as a sophomore totaled 13 tackles and one pass break-up in three games, before season-ending injury in 2011 rushed for 122 yards on 22 carries with one score as a senior tallied 72 stops, including 57 solo tackles, in 2010 carried the ball 54 times for 251 yards and five scores in 2010 recorded six pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and three blocked kicks as a junior tallied 81 tackles, one sack and one interception as a sophomore in 2009 coached by Reed Boltmann.
PERSONAL: Born July 13, 1993 son of Stew and Monica Rallis brother, Mike, played linebacker for the Gophers from 2008-12.
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