May 12, 2011

Spring Review: Wide Receivers

With spring practice all wrapped up, Gopher fans are already itching for fall to come with a new college football season. GopherIllustrated.com continues its look back at the spring by discussing what fans can expect from the wide receivers. Headlined by Da'Jon McKnight, the group is filled with question marks after the top senior.

Gopher fans saw last year that McKnight is a very capable number one receiver. He is a big target with a high level of athleticism to out-leap defenders. With a background as a basketball player, it was clear he knew how to use his body to get separation in coverage and to shield defenders when necessary. He doesn't have elite speed but is fast enough to stretch the field.

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