OVERVIEW: Enrolled at Minnesota in January 2014 will participate in spring practice will have two years of playing eligibilty left at Minnesota.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Attended Butler County Community College team was 9-2 last year carried the ball three times and also caught four passes blocked for an offense that rushed for 1,908 yards and passed for 2,324 yards.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of Goodland High School rushed for 152 yards and two touchdowns on 53 carries as a senior rushed for 558 yards and five touchdowns on 143 career carries caught 11 passes for 244 yards and two touchdowns as a senior caught 35 career passes for 424 yards and two scores during his career finished his high school career with 276 tackles, which included 94 during his senior year and 114 as a junior coached by Kent Teeter.
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!