Long Beach, Miss.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College/Long Beach Senior High School
Highly-decorated, hard-hitting safety who is expected to push for immediate playing time in the Gophers’ secondary excels both against the run and in man-to-man coverage has excellent speed has been clocked at 4.37 in the 40 rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals signed with the Gophers in December and is currently enrolled at Minnesota will participate in spring drills teammate of fellow Gopher signee Cedric McKinley.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played for one of the nation’s top junior college programs at Mississippi Gulf Coast helped the Bulldogs to a perfect 12-0 record and a share of the 2007 NJCAA national championship collected 59 total tackles and seven interceptions in the first 11 games of the 2007 season (statistics for MGC’s 62-28 Heart of Texas Bowl victory over Kilgore College are not available) earned first team All-America honors from the NJCAA also received third-team All-America accolades from JC Grid-Wire and was a first team all-conference and a NJCAA Region XXIII selection key member of a defense that allowed just 167 points in 12 games (13.9 ppg) during the 2007 season recorded 13 tackles and forced two fumbles in six games as a freshman in 2006 part of a sophomore class at MGC that went a combined 19-2 during the 2006 and 2007 seasons Coached by Steve Campbell.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Long Beach Senior High School in Long Beach, Miss recorded 57 tackles and four interceptions as a junior also rushed for 690 yards on 112 carries with five touchdowns and caught 14 passes for 155 yards as a junior received offers from Mississippi, Southern Miss and Tulane as a prep.
RECRUITING: Selected Minnesota over offers from Mississippi, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Southern Miss and Louisville.
PERSONAL: Tramaine Brock was born August 20, 1988 in Gulfport, Miss son of Marsha Gardner.
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