Mohamed Ibrahim

Gophers running back Mohamed Ibrahim can't wait to win a Big Ten title at Minnesota

Olney (Maryland) Our Lady Good Counsil running back and new Gopher signee Mohamed Ibrahim is the latest Gopher to sign in the 2017 class and he went in-depth with GopherIllustrated.com to share more about his reasons to sign with Minnesota.

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GopherIllustrated.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the Gopher staff like you to report at this summer?

Mohamed IbrahimI am 5'9" and 205 lbs and I would like to report to summer around the same weight.

GopherIllustrated.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?

MH: Honestly I just want to help my team win and any award/record that come with it is just a plus.

GopherIllustrated.com: What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Big Ten football?

MH: My breakaway speed is what I'm working on currently for the next level.

GopherIllustrated.com: What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Gopher?

MH: Winning the Big Ten is definitely a moment I am looking forward to in the near future.

GopherIllustrated.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend the University of Minnesota?

MH: I fell in love with the school and I believed in the system I was putting myself into.

GopherIllustrated.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Gopher and why?

MH: Maryland, just because its my home state. Its always fun playing against old teammates and friends 

GopherIllustrated.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at Minnesota?

MH: I'm all set to enroll.

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GopherIllustrated.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?

MH: Owning a business in something I love doing.

GopherIllustrated.com: What is it about Coach Fleck and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?

MH: A lot of energy, Its unique the first time I talked to Coach Fleck and Coach Burns we just clicked.

GopherIllustrated.com: What is something you learned about University of Minnesota that surprised you during the recruiting process?

MH: The academic part of the visit, they really take academic serious at UMN. Other school kind of pushed it to the side and talked more about the NFL draft and things like that.

GopherIllustrated.com: What position do you expect to play at Minnesota? What other position did the Gopher staff mention as a possibility?

MH: I am 100% a running back, and nothing else.

GopherIllustrated.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?

MH: They said I fit perfectly in the offensive scheme and basically keep perfecting my craft until I'm on campus.

GopherIllustrated.com: Have you had any communication with other Minnesota recruits and if so what?

MH: Yes, we talk regularly in a commit group chat.

GopherIllustrated.com: What player do you model your game after and why?

MH: Nobody really I don't really see myself in other current players game. I feel like my play style is old school so maybe if I look back in the past I can find some similarities in someone that played back in the day.


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