Justin Jenson, a 6-foot-7, 338-pound offensive tackle from Elk River (MN) High, committed to Minnesota in June after attending the Gopher football camp. Jenson led the Elks to a 4-6 mark last season, losing to Champlin Park in the Class 5A, Section 7 quarterfinals. Elk River will play in the Wayzata scrimmage Aug. 27. They open the regular season against Andover at home on Sept. 1. The following is a look at the Elks' schedule for fans to view the future Gopher.
Justin Jenson committed to the Gophers after attending their football camp in June and is considered a late bloomer whom observers felt has just started to realize his potential in the past year.
Elk River also features two-sports standout Tyler Macomber.