Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Game notes from Minnesota's 44-28 win over Purdue on Oct. 27, 2012
Minnesota used a strong second half to beat San Jose State, 43-24.
Minnesota improved to 3-0 with a 29-12 win over Western Illinois.
The Golden Gophers moved to 2-0 with a 44-21 win over New Mexico State.
Football vs Michigan 10.05.13
Photos from the Gophers football game vs. San Jose State on Sept. 21, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium
Photos from the Gophers vs. Western Illinois football game at TCF Bank Stadium, Sept. 14, 2013
Meineke Car Care Bowl 12.28.12
Photos from Gopher Football vs. the Michigan Wolverines on Nov. 3, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium.
2013 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Carried the ball four times for 13 yards against UNLV rushed 16 times for a career-high 148 yards (most by a true sophomore since Alex Daniels ran for 155 yards Kent State in 2006) and one touchdown at New Mexico State rushed 10 times for 56 yards and two touchdowns against Western Illinois carried the ball 15 times for 60 yards against San Jose State rushed seven times for 22 yards against Iowa carried the ball eight times for 33 yards at Michigan played on special teams at Northwestern missed the Nebraska and Indiana game with an injury.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in the final eight games of the season and started against Purdue rushed 57 times for 261 yards and two touchdowns shared Outstanding Offensive Freshman of the Year honors with quarterback Philip Nelson. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Northwestern and had six carries for 18 yards competed at Wisconsin and carried the ball six times for 20 yards registered nine carries for 43 yards and his first career touchdown vs. Purdue picked up 42 yards on nine carries vs. Michigan rushed 10 times for 55 yards and recorded the first catch of his career at Illinois rushed seven times at Nebraska and once against Michigan State set career highs in carries (12) and yards (60), while rushing for one touchdown vs. Texas Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lewisville High School back-to-back second-team All-District 8-5A selection rushed 157 times for 850 yards and five touchdowns in 2011 caught 26 passes for 389 yards and three scores 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 as a junior coached by Dick Olin.
PERSONAL: Rodrick Williams Jr. was born March 29, 1994 son of Rodrick Sr. and Quwonia Williams has two proud younger brothers Chandler and Corbin Williams has yet to declare a major.