2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Cedar Falls High School • played at Becker High School in Minnesota for two years before his family moved to Iowa • was a long snapper all four years of his high school career, but also played safety and quarterback at Cedar Falls • was a captain his senior year and helped lead his team to an 8-3 overall record and a 4-1 mark in conference play • named All-Metro as a quarterback • completed 39 passes for 630 yards and six touchdowns as a senior • also rushed for one touchdown • completed 53 passes for 799 yards and six touchdowns as a junior • rushed for 50 yards and one score • coached by Brad Remmert during his senior year and was coached by Pat Mitchell as a junior • played basketball at Becker, but did not play at Cedar Falls • received a five-star ranking and was listed as the No. 7 long snapper in the nation by Kohl’s.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 29, 1996 • son of Denny Hansen and Tracy Cherney • has one sister (Teagan) • father, Denny, played football at Northern Iowa.
Elite Access: Beach Workout
Go behind the scenes at Gopher Football's first beach workout of the season on the shores of Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis in June of 2017!
Wolitarsky Winnipeg Bound
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Elite Access: Football Etiquette Dinner
The Gopher Football team participated in an etiquette dinner at TCF Bank Stadium in mid-June 2017 to learn about proper dinner etiquette and much more.