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The Max Shortell file

  • September 22, 2012 - 9:16 AM

THE MAX SHORTELL FILE

Age: 20 Class: Sophomore Size: 6-6, 237

BACKGROUND

Graduate of Bishop Miege High School in Kansas. ... Started two games as a true freshman last season against Michigan and Purdue. ... Threw three TD passes in relief last week, helping the Gophers to 28-23 victory over Western Michigan.

SCOUTING REPORT

More of a true passer than injured Gophers senior QB MarQueis Gray. Also considered an underrated rusher by Gophers coaches.

Career passing numbers in relief (parts of six games): 28-for-52, 456 yards, 6 TDs, 3 INTs

Career passing numbers as a starter (two games): 13-for-25, 113 yards, 0 TDs, 0 INTs

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