The Gopher football team wrapped up 2015 spring practice with its annual Spring Game
Minnesota had a pair of return touchdowns for the second week in a row.
Gophers welcome newest class of football players
OVERVIEW: Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com earned two-star rankings from both Scout.com and ESPN listed as the No. 88 running back in the nation and the No. 224 player in the State of Texas by ESPN No. 143 at the running back position, according to Scout.com versatility shows in running and pass-catching ability good speed for a bigger back gets downhill quickly runs through many arm-tackles good field vision allows him to plant, cut and run to daylight.
HIGH SCHOOL: Currently attends Lewisville High School back-to-back second-team All-District 8-5A selection rushed for 850 yards on 157 carries with five touchdowns in 2011 caught 26 passes for 389 yards and three TDs as a senior totals from his 2011 campaign ranked No. 10 in total rushing yards in the state and No. 25 in yards per game ranked No. 9 in Texas in all-purpose yards for 2011 with 1,239 carried the ball 94 times for 465 yards and four scores during his junior season of 2010 coached by Dick Olin.
PERSONAL: Rodrick Williams was born March 29, 1994 son of Quwonia Williams.
2017 Spring Preview: Defensive Backs
Minnesota has 12 defensive backs on its spring roster and is led by safeties Adekunle Ayinde, Duke McGhee and Antoine Winfield.
Coach Linguist Mic'd Up
Hear from Gopher Football secondary coach Maurice Linguist as he's "mic'd up" during a spring 2017 football practice!
2017 Spring Preview: Running Backs
Minnesota's run game is expected to be led by Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks, who will be juniors in the fall.