Official Depth Chart: Defense

The Gophers' first official depth chart was released Monday in prepartation for Saturday's contest against the Trojans of USC.

End
93 - Ben Perry (6-5, 241, Fr.*)
91 - Kendall Gregory-McGhee (6-5, 255, So.*) OR
49 - Matt Garin (6-4, 252, So.*)

Tackle
97 - Anthony Jacobs (6-2, 291, Sr.*)
62 - Eric Jacques (6-2, 289, So.*) OR
94 - Harold Legania (6-4, 292, Fr.*)

Nose
96 - Brandon Kirksey (6-2, 294, Sr.)
46 - Cameron Botticelli (6-5, 274, Fr.*) OR
99 - RaShede Hageman (6-6, 302, So.*)

End
95 - D.L. Wilhite (6-4, 245, Jr.*)
98 - Michael Amaefula (6-2, 235, Fr.) OR
92 - Leston Simpson (6-3, 244, Jr.)

Outside Linebacker
26 - Mike Rallis (6-2, 231, Jr.*)
8 - Spencer Reeves (6-2, 223, Jr.)
50 - Pat Sveum (6-1, 231, Sr.)

Middle Linebacker
51 - Gary Tinsley (6-1, 232, Sr.)
1 - Brendan Beal (6-3, 245, So.*) OR
43 - Ryan Grant (6-2, 230, Jr.*)

Outside Linebacker
4 - Keanon Cooper (6-0, 212, Jr.*)
57 - Aaron Hill (6-2, 225, So.*)
59 - Joey Balthazor (6-3, 230, So.*)
17 - Dwayne Mitchell (6-2, 210, Fr.*)

Cornerback
21 - Brock Vereen (6-0, 182, So.)
14 - Kyle Henderson (5-11, 185, Sr.*)
5 - Johnny Johnson (5-9, 198, Sr.)

Safety
29 - Shady Salamon (5-11, 202, Sr.)
24 - James Manuel (6-2, 214, So.) OR
36 - Chase Haviland (5-9, 185, So.*)
23 - Grayson Levine (5-11, 205, Fr.)

Safety
3 - Kim Royston (5-11, 200, Sr.**)
9 - Christyn Lewis (6-2, 170, Sr.)
27 - Cedric Thompson (5-11, 196, Fr.)

Cornerback
11 - Troy Stoudermire (5-10, 196, Sr.)
6 - Michael Carter (5-11, 185, Jr.)
13 - Derrick Wells (6-0, 191, Fr.)


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