All-Big Ten tackle Steven Richardson should anchor Minnesota's defensive line
Gophers have 15 members on its defensive line this spring
Gophers welcome back seven defensive linemen who saw action in at least nine games from last season
2017 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made his collegiate debut against Buffalo • saw action against Oregon State, Middle Tennessee, Maryland, Purdue and Michigan State.
2016: Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Maple Grove High School • standout at tight end and fullback, but was limited to only a few games as a senior due to a knee injury • team posted a 10-2 overall record and a 5-1 mark in conference play • made five catches for 41 yards and one touchdown • recorded six tackles on defense • coached by Matt Lombardi • also lettered in hockey.
PERSONAL: Born Feb. 24, 1997 • son of Ron and Barb Renner • has one sister (Abbey) • great grandfather Luther Bergman played football for the Gophers in the 1930s.
Elite Access: Minnesota Preps for BTN Tailgate!
Go behind the scenes of BTN Tailgate on Set-Up Day -- the BTN pregame show is coming to Minneapolis for Gophers-Fighting Illini!
The Gophers have 43 players from Minnesota on the current roster. Head coach P.J. Fleck has made it a mission to lock up recruiting within a six to eight hour radius of the Twin Cities.
Gophers Will Host Indiana On Oct. 26, 2018
Minnesota will welcome Indiana to TCF Bank Stadium for the first time ever in 2018. The Big Ten Conference announced today that the game will now be played on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.