Gophers secondary has mixture of experience and youth as team prepares for 2017 seasosn
2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 12 games at Kent State and made nine tackles, which included one tackle against Minnesota • transferred to Minnesota after the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of St. Edward High School • as a senior helped lead team to 2014 state championship and notched 106 tackles, seven sacks forced two fumbles and made two interceptions • named to Northeast Lakes All-District and Division I All-Ohio first teams.
PERSONAL: Born June 23, 1996 • son of John and Pam Dipre • has one brother (Kyle) and one sister (Arielle) • uncle, Joe Dipre, played college football at Kentucky, while cousin, Joey Dipre, played at Pittsburgh.
Six Gophers Receive Athlon Recognition
5/24/2018 - Football
Athlon Sports has named six Gophers to its Big Ten Football 2018 All-Conference Team. This preseason announcement is a prediction by the magazine on how players will perform in 2018.
Player Profile: Rodney Smith
5/23/2018 - Football
Rodney Smith will go down in Minnesota history as one of the program’s most elite running backs and has a chance this season to set a new standard for all-purpose yards by a Gopher.
Virtual Tour: Larson Football Performance Center
5/10/2018 - Football
Take a virtual tour of the new home of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, the David & Janis Larson Performance Center!