Gophers Release Depth Chart, Injury Report

Aug 27, 2013

Below is Minnesota's depth chart and injury report for its home game against UNLV on Aug. 29 at TCF Bank Stadium.

OFFENSE
Left Tackle
74 - Marek Lenkiewicz 6-5 289 R-Jr. Tinley Park, Ill. (Victor J. Andrew)
OR
58 - Ed Olson  6-7 309 R-Sr. Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi)
Left Guard
52 - Zac Epping 6-2 321 R-Jr.  Kenosha, Wis. (Tremper)
73 - Joe Bjorklund 6-5 288 R-So.  Rosemount, Minn. (Rosemount)
Center
63 - Jon Christenson 6-4 306 R-So.  Minnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka)
OR
53 - Tommy Olson 6-4 301 Jr.  Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi)
Right Guard
64 - Caleb Bak 6-3 302 R-Jr.  Columbia Heights, Minn. (Concordia Academy)
77 - Foster Bush 6-5 303 R-So.  Menasha, Wis. (Menasha HS)
Right Tackle
65 - Josh Campion 6-5 326 R-So.  Fergus Falls, Minn. (Fork Union Military Academy)
78 - Ben Lauer  6-6 302 R-Fr.  Plymouth, Minn. (Wayzata HS)
Quarterback
9 - Philip Nelson 6-2 215 So. Mankato, Minn. (Mankato West)
7 - Mitch Leidner   6-4 233 R-Fr.  Lakeville, Minn. (Lakeville South)
Tailback
20 - Donnell Kirkwood 5-10 223 R-Jr.  Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic)
35 - Rodrick Williams Jr.  5-11 235 So. Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville)
H-Back/Fullback
30 - Mike Henry 6-1 231 R-Sr.  Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi)
OR
88 - Maxx Williams 6-4 254 R-Fr. Waconia, Minn. (Waconia)
Y
83 - Drew Goodger  6-5 265 So.  Shawnee Mission, Kan. (Northwest HS)
85 - Lincoln Plsek  6-4 265 So.  Waco, Texas (Reicher HS)
Z
14 - Isaac Fruechte  6-3 204 R-Jr. Caledonia, Minn. (Rochester CTC)
1 - KJ Maye 5-10 197 So. Mobile, Ala. (Murphy)
H
18 - Derrick Engel   6-2 187 R-Jr.  Chaska, Minn. (Winona State)
17 - Logan Hutton  6-1 181 R-Jr.  La Marque, Texas (La Marque HS)

DEFENSE
End
98 - Michael Amaefula 6-2 244 Jr. Arlington, Texas (Bowie)
93 - Ben Perry 6-5 253 R-Jr. Southlake, Texas (Carroll)
OR
95 - Hank Ekpe 6-5 251 Fr. Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS)
Tackle
46 - Cameron Botticelli 6-5 290 R-Jr. Milwaukee, Wis. (Marquette University HS)
92 - Roland Johnson  6-1 286 Sr.  Camden, S.C. (Butler CC)
Nose
99 - Ra'Shede Hageman 6-6 311 R-Sr. Minneapolis, Minn. (Washburn)
97 - Scott Ekpe 6-4 281 So. Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville)
End
55 - Theiren Cockran 6-6 238 R-So. Homestead, Fla. (Homestead)
91 - Alex Keith  6-3 237 So. Columbia, Mo. (Hickman)
Strongside Linebacker
57 - Aaron Hill 6-2 231 R-Sr. St. Charles, Mo. (Lutheran)
17 - Nick Rallis   5-11 227 R-Fr. Edina, Minn. (Edina)
Middle Linebacker
5 - Damien Wilson 6-2 254 Jr. Gloster, Miss. (Jones County CC)
OR 
50 - Jack Lynn  6-3 234 R-Fr. Lake Zurich, Ill. (Lake Zurich)
Weakside Linebacker
9 - James Manuel  6-2 225 Sr. Indianapolis, Ind. (Warren Central)
26 - De'Vondre Campbell  6-5 225 R-So. Fort Myers, Fla. (Hutchinson CC)
Cornerback
31 - Eric Murray 6-0 194 So. Milwaukee, Wis. (Riverside University)
22 - Jeremy Baltazar 6-0 197 Sr. Corona, Calif. (Blinn College)
Safety
21 - Brock Vereen 6-0 202 Sr. Valencia, Calif. (Valencia)
7 - Damarius Travis 6-2 208 So.  Pensacola, Fla. (Pensacola)
Safety
2 - Cedric Thompson 5-10 211 Jr. Calipatria, Calif. (Calipatria)
11 - Antonio Johnson  6-0 207 So.  Cleveland, Ohio (Shaker Heights, Ohio)
Cornerback
29 - Briean Boddy-Calhoun 5-11 186 Jr. Wilmington, Del. (Coffeyville CC)
OR
13 - Derrick Wells 6-0 206 Jr. Lehigh Acres, Fla. (Lehigh HS)
3 - Martez Shabazz 5-11 172 Sr. DeSoto, Texas (Trinity Valley CC)

SPECIAL TEAMS
Kicker
36 - Chris Hawthorne   6-6 200 Sr. Raleigh, N.C. (NC State)
33 - Andrew Harte 6-0 180 Fr. Downers Grove, Ill. (Montini Catholic HS)
OR
28 - Ryan Santoso 6-5 260 Fr. Pace, Fla. (Pace HS)
Punter
94 - Christian Eldred 6-3 185 Jr. Melbourne, Australia (Monash University)
OR
37 - Peter Mortell 6-2 195 R-So. Green Bay, Wis. (Notre Dame Academy)
OR
41 - Dan Orseske 6-3 205 R.-Sr Chicago, Ill. (Brother Rice HS)
OR
28 - Ryan Santoso 6-5 260 Fr. Pace, Fla. (Pace HS)
Long Snapper
48 - Jake Filkins   6-2 240 Sr.  Prescott, Wis. (Prescott)
96 - Dave Ramlet 6-2 238 R-Jr. Appleton, Wis. (Xavier HS)
OR
40 - Jared Hartman 6-3 229 R-So. Falcon Heights, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
Kick Return
15 - Marcus Jones  5-8 166 Jr.  Wake Forest, N.C. (Wake Forest-Rolesville)
11 - Antonio Johnson        6-0      207     So.    Cleveland, Ohio (Shaker Heights, Ohio)
Punt Return
15 - Marcus Jones  5-8 166 Jr.  Wake Forest, N.C. (Wake Forest-Rolesville)
1 - KJ Maye 5-10 197 So. Mobile, Ala. (Murphy)

INJURY REPORT
Student-athlete status for Aug. 29 game against UNLV
32 - Berkley Edwards (Out)
47 - Alex Bisch (Out)
96 - Jordan Hinojosa (Out)
13 - Derrick Wells (Questionable)