Former Minnesota DL commits to Pac-12 program after entering transfer portal
Former Minnesota defensive lineman Keonte Schad is heading to the Pac-12.
Over the weekend, the senior tackle announced on Twitter that he has committed to finish his career at Oregon State. His announcement comes just a few weeks after entering his name into the NCAA transfer portal to explore his options.
He spent two seasons at Minnesota, transferring in from Ellsworth Community College in Iowa.
— 32 (@KeonteSchad) May 14, 2021
Schad appeared in four games for the Golden Gophers last season and was credited with 8 tackles. He posted a season-high 3 stops in Minnesota’s win over Nebraska late in the season and had two tackles in both the Michigan and Wisconsin games.
Last season, Schad was an Academic All-B1G selection.
In 2019, Schad played in all 13 games at Minnesota during an impressive 11-2 campaign. He was responsible for 21 stops and totaled 2.5 tackles for loss throughout the course of the season. Schad recorded a career-best 5 tackles in a win over Georgia Southern, including 1 for loss.