Ex-Gopher Tommy Becker, a 6-foot-2, 250-pound middle linebacker from St. Thomas, has shined for the Tommies this season. Becker signed with the Gophers after leading Wayzata to the 2005 Minnesota Prep Bowl. He redshirted as a freshman, but left the team last October after playing in four of the first six games.
November 4, 2008
Redshirt freshmen Tommy Becker and Sean McWhirter have left the Minnesota Gophers football team and will transfer at the end of the semester, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Wide receiver Mike Chambers left the team last week.
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