Marcus Krien Decides to Walk-On at Minnesota

Marcus Krien, a 6-foot-2, 236-pound defensive end from Burlington (WI) High, has decided to be a preferred walk-on at Minnesota. Krien bypassed an opportunity to play at Division III power Wisconsin Whitewater. Krien has the ability to play both sides of the field for the Gophers.

Marcus Krien led the Demons to a 4-5 mark as a senior. Krien was a first-team all-conference selection as a senior. Krien, a three-year starter on the line for the Demons, finished the season with 19 solo tackles, 18 assists, six sacks and 12 tackles for loss. He also caused and recovered a fumble and knocked down seven passes.

Krien also plays for the team's basketball and baseball team.

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