11 Max Shortell  
Max Shortell


Shawnee Mission, Kan.

High School:
Bishop Miege HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 237



Minnesota Quarterback Shortell To Transfer

Kill announced today that Shortell will transfer for the upcoming school year and football season


Game Notes: Michigan State 26, Gopher Football 10 (11/24/12)

Postgame Notes from Minnesota's 26-10 loss to Michigan State at TCF Bank Stadium.


Gophers Fall Short To Spartans, 26-10

Keanon Cooper finished with eight tackles and one forced fumble.


Gophers Fall at Wisconsin, 38-13

Freshman Philip Nelson throws for 149 yards and two touchdown passes


Gophers Defeated by Northwestern, 21-13

MarQueis Gray rushes for 86 yards and a touchdown


Minnesota-WMU Highlights

Highlights from Minnesota's 28-23 win over Western Michigan.


Gophers vs. Iowa

Minnesota at Iowa Sept. 29, 2012


Gophers vs. Syracuse: Sept. 22, 2012

Photos from the Minnesota vs. Syracuse football game at TCF Bank Stadium, Sept. 22, 2012


Gophers vs. Western Michigan

Game photos from Minnesota's game against Western Michigan at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 15, 2012.

Photo Gallery

Played in eight games with two starts under center • saw action in his first collegiate game as a true freshman at USC and responded by nearly leading the Gophers to a fourth-quarter comeback • made first career start at quarterback vs. Michigan in Week Five, which was the first time a freshman started at QB for the Gophers since 1984 • made his second start under center at Purdue in Week Six • finished season 26-of-54 for 309 yards, with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

Game-by-game: Completed 7-of-13 passes for 98 yards in season-opener at USC(9/3) • threw his first career touchdown pass to Brandon Green for 12 yards against the Trojans • rushed once for 22 yards and was 2-of-7 passing vs. New Mexico State (9/10) • made an appearance in two plays in win over Miami (Ohio) (9/17) • 4-of-8 passing for 71 yards and one TD vs. North Dakota State (9/24) • made first career start at Michigan (10/1) • 11-of-22 for 104 yards passing against Wolverines • his start against Michigan was first time a freshman started at QB for the Gophers since 1984 • 2-of-3 passing for nine yards in a start at Purdue (10/8) • saw action vs. Iowa (10/29) • made an appearance vs. Wisconsin (11/12).

Graduate of Bishop Miege High School • led his team to a 6-4 record last season • led Stags to a 12-2 mark and a Kansas Class 4A State Championship as a junior in 2009 • two-time Honorable Mention All-Eastern Kansas League selection • completed 147-of-277 passes (53.1 percent) last season • threw for 2,643 yards, 21 touchdowns and just seven interceptions in 2010 • completed 144-of-250 passes (57.6 percent) for 2,524 yards, 29 touchdowns and 11 interceptions as a junior • coached by former Kansas City Chief Pro Bowler Tim Grunhard.

Max Shortell was born August 22, 1992 • son of Tom and Susan Shortell.