R-T-R RB Kyle Minett Has Gopher FB Interest

Kyle Minett of Tyler (MN) Russell-Tyler-Ruthton is one of the Minnesota's top two-sport athletes. Minett was named first-team Associated Press All-State as a junior as a running back. He led R-T-R to a 7-3 mark. He has also led the Knights to back-to-back Class A basketball titles on the hardwood. GoldenSports.net recently caught up with Minett to learn the latest on his recruitment.

Kyle Minett led the Knights with a game-high 23 points as Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (28-3) who won their second consecutive state championship in March. Minett was named to the all-tournament team.

Minett had a game-high 15 points and 7 rebounds for R-T-R as they defeated Nashwauk-Keewatin 59-29 in the Class A title game as a sophomore to win the schools' first state championship. The Knights hadn't played in a state tournament since 1990.

Despite his success on the hardwood, Minett is getting more attention for his pursuits on the gridiron. He was the lone junior named to the Associated Press All-State team.

Minett said that Minnesota is currently among his top three schools.

"My top schools are Minnesota, North Dakota State and South Dakota State. South Dakota State has offered me a scholarship.

Minett said that he has heard from most of the area's Division II schools.

I've gotten interest from St. Cloud, South Dakota, Mankato, North Dakota, Augustana, Drake, along with Iowa State.

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