Sep 14, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker Aaron Hill (57) celebrates with fans after beating the Western Illinois Leathernecks at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 29-12. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Gophers Football: Saturday is Senior Day for several key personnel


Sep 14, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker Aaron Hill (57) celebrates with fans after beating the Western Illinois Leathernecks at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 29-12. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

There’ll be a lot of emotion on Saturday as the Minnesota Gophers host the Wisconsin Badgers at TCF Bank Stadium. First, the momentum of one of the best seasons in recent history for the Gophers has already made the match up one that fans won’t soon forget. But most importantly, Saturday’s regular season home finale is Senior Day for 19 players.

Ra’Shede Hageman, Aaron Hill, Chris Hawthorne and Brock Vereen are a few notable seniors who will play in front of the home crowd one last time.

Full list of seniors:

  • Martez Shabazz
  • James Manuel
  • Derrick Engel (Torn ACL, reportedly will not play)
  • James Gillum
  • Brock Vereen
  • Jeremy Baltazar
  • Mike Henry
  • Chris Hawthorne
  • Dan Orseske
  • Adekunle Ayinde
  • Jake Filkins
  • Aaron Hill
  • Ed Olson
  • Zach Mottla
  • Victor Keise
  • Moses Alipate
  • Sahr Ngekia
  • Roland Johnson
  • Ra’Shede Hageman

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