Minnesota Football: Depth Chart and Injury Report for Iowa #HATEWEEK

Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
Here's the two deep and injury report for the Iowa game:


Left Tackle

78 - Ben Lauer 6-6 302 R-Fr. Plymouth, Minn. (Wayzata HS)

74 - Marek Lenkiewicz 6-5 289 R-Jr. Tinley Park, Ill. (Victor J. Andrew HS)

Left Guard

52 - Zac Epping 6-2 321 R-Jr. Kenosha, Wis. (Tremper HS)

73 - Joe Bjorklund 6-5 288 R-So. Rosemount, Minn. (Rosemount HS)


63 - Jon Christenson 6-4 306 R-So. Minnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka HS)

53 - Tommy Olson 6-4 301 Jr. Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi HS)

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)

79 - Jonah Pirsig 6-9 308 R-Fr. Blue Earth, Minn. (Blue Earth Area HS)


7 - Mitch Leidner 6-4 233 R-Fr. Lakeville, Minn. (Lakeville South HS)


9 - Philip Nelson 6-2 215 So. Mankato, Minn. (Mankato West HS)

5- Chris Streveler 6-2 209 Fr. Crystal Lake, Ill. (Marian Central Catholic HS)


35 - Rodrick Williams Jr. 5-11 235 So. Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS)


27 - David Cobb 5-11 225 Jr. Killeen, Texas (Ellison HS)

20- Donnell Kirkwood 5-10 233 R-Jr. Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic)


30 - Mike Henry 6-1 231 R-Sr. Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi HS)


88 - Maxx Williams 6-4 254 R-Fr. Waconia, Minn. (Waconia HS)


83 - Drew Goodger 6-5 265 So. Shawnee Mission, Kan. (Northwest HS)

85 - Lincoln Plsek 6-4 265 So. Waco, Texas (Reicher HS)


14 - Isaac Fruechte 6-3 204 R-Jr. Caledonia, Minn. (Rochester CTC)

1 - KJ Maye 5-10 197 So. Mobile, Ala. (Murphy HS)


84 - Victor Keise 6-1 188 R-Sr. Coral Springs, Fla. (North Broward Prep)


18 - Derrick Engel 6-2 187 R-Sr. Chaska, Minn. (Winona State)

17 - Logan Hutton 6-1 181 R-Jr. La Marque, Texas (La Marque HS)


4 - Donovahn Jones 6-3 190 Fr. Stockbridge, Ga. (Dutchtown HS)

82 - Drew Wolitarsky 6-3 208 Fr. Santa Clarita, Calif. (Canyon County HS)



98 - Michael Amaefula 6-2 244 Jr. Arlington, Texas (Bowie HS)

95 - Hank Ekpe 6-5 251 Fr. Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS)


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)


99 - Ra'Shede Hageman 6-6 311 R-Sr. Minneapolis, Minn. (Washburn HS)

97 - Scott Ekpe 6-4 281 So. Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS)


55 - Theiren Cockran 6-6 238 R-So. Homestead, Fla. (Homestead HS)

91 - Alex Keith 6-3 237 So. Columbia, Mo. (Hickman HS)

Strongside Linebacker

57 - Aaron Hill 6-2 231 R-Sr. St. Charles, Mo. (Lutheran HS)

56 - Nick Rallis 5-11 227 R-Fr. Edina, Minn. (Edina HS)

Middle Linebacker

5 - Damien Wilson 6-2 254 Jr. Gloster, Miss. (Jones County CC)

50 - Jack Lynn 6-3 234 R-Fr. Lake Zurich, Ill. (Lake Zurich HS)

Weakside Linebacker

26 - De'Vondre Campbell 6-5 225 R-So. Fort Myers, Fla. (Hutchinson CC)

9 - James Manuel 6-2 225 Sr. Indianapolis, Ind. (Warren Central HS)


31 - Eric Murray 6-0 194 So. Milwaukee, Wis. (Riverside University HS)

3 - Martez Shabazz 5-11 172 Sr. DeSoto, Texas (Trinity Valley CC)


21 - Brock Vereen 6-0 202 Sr. Valencia, Calif. (Valencia HS)

11 - Antonio Johnson 6-0 207 So. Cleveland, Ohio (Shaker Heights HS)


2 - Cedric Thompson 5-10 211 Jr. Calipatria, Calif. (Calipatria HS)

7 - Damarius Travis 6-2 208 So. Pensacola, Fla. (Pensacola HS)


13 - Derrick Wells 6-0 206 Jr. Lehigh Acres, Fla. (Lehigh HS)

22 - Jeremy Baltazar 6-0 197 Sr. Corona, Calif. (Blinn College)



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)


28 - Ryan Santoso 6-5 260 Fr. Pace, Fla. (Pace HS)


37 - Peter Mortell 6-2 195 R-So. Green Bay, Wis. (Notre Dame Academy)

94 - Christian Eldred 6-3 185 Jr. Melbourne, Australia (Monash University)


41 - Dan Orseske 6-3 205 R.-Sr Chicago, Ill. (Brother Rice HS)


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)


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)


Student-Athlete Status for Sept. 14 game vs. Western Illinois

30- Mike Henry, FB, Questionable

47 - Alex Bisch, Out

29 - Briean Boddy, Calhoun Out for the season


* Philip Nelson is off the injury report, but not listed as a starter. Last week, he was listed as questionable but received the "OR" status on the depth chart. This week, Mitch "Moose" Leidner is the guy, at least to start. The only other change from last week is Ben Lauer is now officially listed as the starter to the surprise of noone. For some reason, despite the coaches talking like he'd start all week, Lauer wasn't listed at the top of the depth chart at LT, yet he started and played the whole game. The 302 pound mauler should be your starter going forward. And not that this has changed since last week, but worth pointing out- there are zero seniors in the two deep along the offensive line. Also, despite his big performance last week, David Cobb is still listed as 2nd string while Roderick Nugget Williams starts. If it ain't broke, don't fix it?

* Just two changes on defense, both involving the outside linebackers. De'Vondre Campbell is finally listed as the starting weakside linebacker over James Manuel. Campbell had a monster day last week against SJSU, and played most of the game, including in a lot of nickel situations. We'll see far less of those situations against Iowa, but still expect to see Campbell plenty, which is great news for the Gophers defense. Nick Rallis is also finally off the injury list, and will backup Aaron Hill at strongside linebacker. Some much needed depth and ability with Rallis back in.

* On the injury front, starting FB Mike Henry is listed as questionable, but still starting. Henry's a very important part of the Minnesota offense as a lead blocker, and hopefully whatever's ailing him won't slow him too much.

Oh, and one last thing...


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