Wilhite named Second Team All-Big Ten, while Carter, Hageman, Stoudermire named Honorable Mention
MarQueis Gray repeats as Bronko Nagurski Award winner
Postgame Notes from Minnesota's 26-10 loss to Michigan State at TCF Bank Stadium.
Gophers end regular season with Spartans
Highlights from Minnesota's three-overtime victory against UNLV in Las Vegas.
Photos from Gopher Football vs. the Michigan Wolverines on Nov. 3, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium.
Photos from the Gopher Football game vs. Purdue at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (10/27/12)
Photos from the Gophers home opener against New Hampshire on Sept. 8, 2012.
Photos from Minnesota's season opening win against UNLV
Golden Gopher defensive lineman D.L. Wilhite
2011 JUNIOR SEASON:
Started at defensive end in eight games, while seeing action in all 12 recorded 16 tackles (10 solo, six assisted) with three tackles-for-loss ranked second on team with 3.0 sacks forced one fumble earned third varsity letter.
Game-by-Game: Recorded a pair of solo tackles in season opener at USC (9/3) started in the home opener vs. New Mexico State (9/10) came off the bench to tally two tackles (one solo, one assist) in 29-23 victory versus Miami (Ohio) (9/17) appeared in 37-24 loss to North Dakota State (9/24) garnered three solo, one sack and forced a fumble in Big Ten opener at Michigan (10/1) tallied one solo tackle in loss at Purdue (10/8) saw action vs. Nebraska (10/22) recorded a sack in 22-21 victory over Iowa (10/29) tallied one tackle in 31-24 loss at Michigan State (11/5) started at defensive end vs. Wisconsin (11/12) notched career-high five tackles (two solo, three assists) and one sack in 28-13 loss at Northwestern (11/19) assisted on one tackle in 27-7 victory over Illinois (11/26).
2010 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Earned eight starting nods this season at defensive end and appeared in all 12 games made 14 total tackles (10 solo) and one sack for a three-yard loss earned second varsity letter.
Game-by-Game: started but did not record any statistics against MTSU (9/2) recorded three tackles against South Dakota (9/11) including one for a loss made two solo stops against USC (9/18) including one for a loss started against Northern Illinois (9/25) but did not record an stats tallied first sack of the season against Northwestern (10/2) as one of two solo stops against the Wildcats recorded one solo stop against Wisconsin (10/9) appeared against Purdue (10/16) but did not record any statistics made four solo stops against Penn State (10/23) did not record any stats against Ohio State (10/30) made two tackles (one solo) against Michigan State (11/6).
2009 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Earned Freshman All-Big Ten honors from The Sporting News and Second-Team Freshman All-America honors from Phil Steele three of his four tackles on the season were sacks recovered two fumbles and forced one fumble returned a fumble recovery for a score against South Dakota State, recording the Gophers' only touchdown of the contest saw action in 11 games earned first varsity letter member of the Big Ten All-Academic Team.
Game-by-Game: In the season opening 23-20 OT win at Syracuse (9/5), finished with one of three Minnesota sacks appeared in the 35-21 loss to No. 8 Cal (9/19), but did not record any statistics in the 35-24 win at Northwestern (9/26), tallied two total tackles including a sack for a seven-yard loss the sack against the Wildcats came with less than two minutes left in the game and iced Minnesota's victory saw action against to Wisconsin (10/3), Purdue (10/10), Penn State (10/17), Ohio State (10/24) and Michigan State (10/31), but did not record any statistics in the 16-13 win over South Dakota State (11/14), scored the Gophers only touchdown when he recovered a fumble and returned it three yards to the end zone appeared in the 12-0 loss to Iowa (11/21), but did not record any statistics tallied a sack for a loss of 10 yards at the Insight Bowl vs. Iowa State (12/31).
Redshirted scholar-athlete award winner.
Attended Bryan Station High School as a senior in 2007 helped lead the Defenders to a berth in the 2007 Kentucky Class 5A state playoffs named second team all Fayette County at running back by the Lexington Herald-Leader selected to play in the Kentucky vs. Tennessee Border Bowl postseason all-star game started his prep career at Paris (Ky.) High School rushed for 954 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior coached by Dr. Oliver Lucas at Bryan Station and Brian Washington at Paris.
Born July 21, 1990 son of Pamela and Donald Wilhite global studies major.
Five Gophers on Senior Bowl Watch List
Seniors Mitch Leidner, Jack Lynn, Jalen Myrick, Jonah Pirsig and Damarius Travis are the Maroon and Gold representatives on the watch list.
Player Profile: Damarius Travis
From the outside view the Gophers secondary may look like it needs a complete rehaul after having two players in Briean Boddy-Calhoun and Eric Murray go to the NFL. That is not the case.
Sunday Night Overtime With Coach Claeys Began Aug. 21
Sunday Night Overtime With Coach Claeys will originate from the Gophers’ locker room at TCF Bank Stadium and will be streamed using Facebook Live.