Gophers have had between four and six healthy offensive linemen all spring
2017 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut in a relief role at Oregon State • competed against Middle Tennessee • saw extensive action at left tackle in a relief role at Purdue • saw action as a reserve tackle and helped provide coverage for team to pass for 216 yards and three touchdowns.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Mayer Lutheran High School • captained the Crusaders to a 7-4 overall record and 5-3 mark in conference play • saw action along the offensive line and as a receiver while also playing defense • named Associated Press First Team All-State as an offensive lineman • competed in 36 total games • as a senior, notched 87 tackles (7.9 per game), six sacks for a loss of 46 yards and forced a fumble • as a junior, registered 68 tackles and caught seven passes for 65 yards and a touchdown • tallied 52 tackles and recovered four fumbles across his sophomore and freshman campaigns • also lettered in baseball and basketball • ranked as a three-star prospect by Rivals, Scout, 247Sports and ESPN • 247Sports ranked him as the No. 5 prospect in the state, while ESPN had him at No. 9 and Rivals at No. 10 • Rivals, Scout, 247Sports and ESPN listed him as the No. 2 offensive lineman in Minnesota • Scout tabbed him as the No. 14 offensive tackle in the Midwest region and No. 50 tackle in the nation.
PERSONAL: Born August 11, 1997 • son of Daniel and Wendy Schlueter • has two sisters (Hailey and Cassie) • father Daniel played football at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
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