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Minnesota Football Recruiting: Three-star DE Gage Keys commits to the Gophers

The Gophers welcome a physically impressive defensive end from Michigan

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Following the lead of Indiana offensive lineman Martes Lewis, Michigan defensive end Gage Keys has verbally committed to play for head coach P.J. Fleck and the Minnesota Golden Gophers as part of a recent hat trick of commitments for the coaching staff.

Get to know Gage Keys

Height: 6’5”
Weight: 240

Power 5 Scholarship Offers: Indiana, Maryland, and Rutgers

247 Sports Composite Rating: .8416

Scouting Report

Keys has all the physical tools of a Big Ten defensive end at 6’5” and 240 lbs., with a long wingspan to boot. His strength at the high school level has been in defending the run, showing the necessary physicality and disciplined enough to stay home and maintain outside contain. As a pass rusher, Keys is a work in progress. He’ll need to work on refining his pass rush moves with defensive line coach Jim Panagos when he gets to campus.

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