Mitch Leidner

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Mitch Leidner
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Leidner (#7) in 2016
Free agent
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1994-01-17) January 17, 1994 (age 24)
Lakeville, Minnesota
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Lakeville (MN) South
College: Minnesota
Undrafted: 2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards

Mitchell Leidner (born January 17, 1994) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Minnesota, and was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent.[1]

Early life

A 2012 graduate of Lakeville South High School. Mitch Leidner's achievements include helping lead his team to a 15–7 record as a junior and senior, including a 2010 section championship, earning all-metro and all-conference honors as a senior, being named honorable mention all-state in 2011,all-conference and honorable mention all-state choice as a junior in 2010.He passed for 2,096 yards and 17 scores in 2010, tallied 724 yards and 10 passing touchdowns as a senior, and holds school record for single-game touchdown passes with six. He was coached by Larry Thompson.

College career

Leidner has played 29 career games with an 18–11 record, starting 23 of those games with a 14–9 record. Leidner has rushed 980 career yards and 20 touchdowns, he has passed 3,727 yards and 21 touchdowns. He tied a school record for quarterbacks when he rushed four touchdowns in one game in 2013 against San Jose State as a redshirt freshman.[2]

Statistics

Leidner's college statistics are as follows:[3]

NCAA collegiate career statistics
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Season Games Games
started
Record Passing Rushing
Comp Att Yards Pct. TD Int QB Rating Att Yards Avg TD
2012
Redshirt
2013 10 4 3–1 43 78 619 55.1 3 1 131.9 102 407 4.0 7
2014 12 12 7–5 122 237 1,798 51.5 11 8 123.8 126 452 3.6 10
2015 13 13 6–7 242 407 2,701 59.5 14 11 121.2 107 270 2.5 6
2016 12 12 8–4 173 307 2,169 56.4 8 12 116.5 111 366 3.3 10
NCAA career totals 47 41 24–17 580 1,029 7,287 56.4 36 32 121.2 448 1,495 3.4 33

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
226 lb
(103 kg)
33 34 in
(0.86 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.93 s 4.25 s 6.96 s 34.5 in
(0.88 m)
10 ft 3 in
(3.12 m)
All values from NFL Combine[4]

Leidner signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent on August 20, 2017.[5] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Mitch Leidner". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ Greder, Andy (8 October 2015). "Gophers will start Mitch Leidner at QB vs. Purdue". Digital Media. Star Tribune. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Mitch Leidner". www.sports-reference.com. USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties. Retrieved December 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Mitch Leidner". www.nfldraftscout.com. The Sports Xchange. Retrieved April 29, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Vikings Sign Former Gophers QB Mitch Leidner". Vikings.com. August 20, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set Roster". Vikings.com. September 2, 2017. 

External links

  • Minnesota Golden Gophers bio
  • CBS Sports (Statistics)
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