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Max Shortell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shawnee Mission, Kan.

High School:
Bishop Miege HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 237

Position:
Quarterback


12/04/2012

Minnesota Quarterback Shortell To Transfer

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

11/24/2012

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.

11/24/2012

Gophers Fall Short To Spartans, 26-10

Keanon Cooper finished with eight tackles and one forced fumble.

10/20/2012

Gophers Fall at Wisconsin, 38-13

Freshman Philip Nelson throws for 149 yards and two touchdown passes

10/13/2012

Gophers Defeated by Northwestern, 21-13

MarQueis Gray rushes for 86 yards and a touchdown

09/15/2012

Minnesota-WMU Highlights

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

09/29/2012

Gophers vs. Iowa

Minnesota at Iowa Sept. 29, 2012

09/22/2012

Gophers vs. Syracuse: Sept. 22, 2012

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

09/15/2012

Gophers vs. Western Michigan

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

Photo Gallery

2011•FRESHMAN SEASON:
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).

HIGH SCHOOL:
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.

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