Gophers return just four receivers who caught a pass in 2016
Gophers return a lot of talent at receiver, but must replace record-setting senior KJ Maye
A mixture of experience and youth should benefit Minnesota's passing game this season
2017 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 12 games and started against Wisconsin • saw most of his action on special teams • made one catch for 26 yards • Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Competed against Buffalo, at Oregon State, against Middle Tennessee and versus Maryland • saw action on offense at Purdue and competed on offense and special teams against Michigan State • competed against Illinois, at Iowa and at Michigan • excelled on special teams against Nebraska • competed at Northwestern • lone catch of career was a 26-yard reception against Wisconsin.
2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see game action.
2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Burnsville High School • as a senior quarterback, passed for 1,421 yards and 10 touchdowns, and ran for four touchdowns • as a senior defensive back, recorded 78 tackles, five tackles-for-loss, five pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery • named to the Associated Press' All-State Third Team in 2013 • also lettered in baseball and basketball.
PERSONAL: Born June 17, 1995 • son of Joe and Mary Ellen Reger • has two sisters (Shannon and Delaney) • uncle Steve Winum played quarterback for the Gophers from 1975-76 • uncle Mike Reger played football at University of Minnesota Duluth.
2018 Spring Preview: Defensive Line
3/22/2018 - Football
The brand of football that head coach P.J. Fleck and defensive coordinator Robb Smith want to play requires having an elite pass rush.
2018 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks
3/20/2018 - Football
The Gophers will have their third spring practice today and there will be more than a few eyes on the quarterbacks.
Elite Access: Inside Spring Practice
3/20/2018 - Football
Before the team headed out for Spring Break, the Golden Gophers held spring practice #2 in the Larson Football Performance Center.