Fall Academic All-Big Ten teams boast several Gopher Standouts
Big Ten Conference announces Fall academic honorees.
Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
2011 SENIOR SEASON:
Game-by-Game: Tallied four tackles (three solo, one assist) in season opener at USC (9/3) recorded a solo tackle in home opener versus New Mexico State (9/10) appeared in 29-23 victory versus Miami (Ohio) (9/17) assisted on one tackle in loss to North Dakota State (9/24) tallied two solo tackles in Big Ten opener at Michigan (10/1) appeared in contest at Purdue (10/8) notched one tackle, which was a tackle-for-loss vs. Nebraska (10/22) tallied one solo tackle in 22-21 victory over Iowa (10/29) did not play at Michigan State (11/5) or vs. Wisconsin (11/12) assisted on one tackle at Northwestern (11/19) appeared in 27-7 victory over Illinois (11/26).
2010 JUNIOR SEASON:
2009 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Game-by-Game: Made first appearance of the season against Air Force on 9/12 in the 35-21 loss to No. 8 Cal on 9/19, tallied one solo tackle appeared in the 35-24 win at Northwestern on 9/26, did not record any statistics in the 31-28 loss to Wisconsin on 10/3, recorded two solo tackles in the 35-20 win over Purdue on 10/10, notched one tackle appeared at Penn State and Ohio State, but did not record any statistics in the 42-34 win over Michigan State on 10/31, finished with one tackle in the 35-32 loss to Illinois on 11/7, finished with one tackle appeared in the 16-13 win over South Dakota State on 11/14, the 12-0 loss to Iowa on 11/21 and the 14-13 Insight Bowl loss to Iowa State, but did not record any statistics.
2008 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Game-by-Game: Saw his first collegiate action off the bench at Bowling Green (9/6) totaled 64 yards on 12 carries vs. the Falcons gained 19 yards on his first collegiate rush and also scored his first collegiate touchdown on a 5-yard run at Bowling Green made his first collegiate start against Montana State (9/13), finishing the game with eight yards on three attempts also snared a 13-yard reception vs. the Bobcats came off the bench to rush for 50 yards on seven carries, including a 3-yard touchdown run, against Florida Atlantic (9/20) had two carries for four yards in a reserve role at Ohio State (9/27) rushed four times for 10 yards, with a 1-yard touchdown plunge, vs. Indiana (10/4) came off the bench at Illinois (10/11), but did not record any statistics rushed two times for five yards and had an 8-yard reception at Purdue (10/25) hauled in a 6-yard reception vs. Northwestern (11/1) totaled six yard on two carries and had a 9-yard reception against Michigan (11/8) had a strong game off the bench at Wisconsin (11/15), totaling 69 all-purpose yards (29 rushing/40 receiving), hauling his first career touchdown pass and scoring on a 2-point conversion run made second career start vs. Iowa (11/22), recording two carries and an 11-yard reception tallied six carries for seven yards and one reception for four yards vs. Kansas (12/31).