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Shannon Brooks the latest Minnesota Football Nekton of the Week

The Gophers running back is always attacking.

England Players Recreational Day In Sydney Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

Off-season workouts continued last week, as the Gophers approach their fall camp. The player who showed the Minnesota coaches the most hunger with how he attacked the training? Running back Shannon Brooks.

Still not sure what a nekton is or how it relates to Coach Fleck’s vision for Gopher Football? Here’s our explainer.

And here’s what Coach Fleck had to say about the Nekton Mentality and being Elite: