Rohr Knows 'U' is Home

Sam Rohr committed to the University of Minnesota in June but that was to Tim Brewster and his staff. His official visit earlier this month was the first time to meet his new head coach Jerry Kill and bond with his future teammates.

"It was great seeing the McAvoy's and [Max] Shortell again and meeting Grayson [Levine]," Rohr said. It was great to meet him, he's a good guy and I'm glad he's apart of the Gopher family. Also meeting everyone else was great too."

"It was also great meeting coach Kill. He's a great guy, a very straight shooter and I find that he's got a great idea for me next year."

The 6-foot-4, 225-pounder is a versatile athlete that head coach Jerry Kill plans to use in a variety of ways.

"He says that he's going to try to move me around a bit. He's not real sure what position I'm playing next year but I'm most likely going to play H-back or kind of a universal tight end. It's really to play to my skill set."

The official visit wasn't Rohr's first visit to campus but it did allow him more time to get familiar with his future home.

"On the first day we had dinner as a group and then hung out with are hosts they assigned to us. The next day we took a tour of the campus and had lunch at the stadium and the recruits all went to the Mall of America.

"Then we went back to the stadium to have dinner and we then hung out with are hosts again. The last day we had breakfast in the suites at the stadium and then I flew home that morning."

During the uncertain coaching change The Brookfield, Wis. native kept his options open, visiting Harvard, but he now all-in as a Gopher.

"Just being back at the University and being with everyone was great. It's where I was meant to be and I can't wait to start there next year."


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