Jan. 20, 2014
Former Minnesota Golden Gopher wide receiver Eric Decker is headed to the Super Bowl.
The Cold Spring, Minn., native had five catches for 73 yards in Denver's 26-16 AFC Championship win against New England on Sunday.
Decker has seven catches for 105 yards in two postseason games this year after finishing the regular season with career highs in receptions (87) and yards (1,288). He also hauled in 11 touchdowns from quarterback Peyton Manning after catching 13 in 2012.
In 62 regular season NFL games, Decker has caught 222 balls for 3,070 yards and 33 touchdowns.
Decker lettered at Minnesota from 2006-09 and is the Gophers' all-time leading receiver. He ended his collegiate career with 227 catches for 3,119 yards and 24 touchdowns in 45 games.
Decker also lettered twice in baseball for the Gophers, and was twice selected in the Major League Baseball Draft.
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Time Lapse: Goldy Helmets
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