P.J. Fleck confirms return of Minnesota WR Dylan Wright following brief absence
Minnesota is coming off of its bye week, and they sit at 3-2 and 1-1 in B1G play.
WR Dylan Wright had left the program briefly to mourn the loss of Utah running back Aaron Lowe, who was tragically killed in a shooting on September 26.
News: #Gophers receiver Dylan Wright has returned to Minnesota after being excused from the Purdue game, PJ Fleck said Monday. Wright went back to Mesquite, Texas to mourn the death of loved one Aaron Lowe, the Utah football player killed in a shooting on Sept. 26.
— Andy Greder (@andygreder) October 11, 2021
WR Wright was excused from the Purdue game, and then the Golden Gophers had their bye week.
Wright is back this week for a divisional battle against Nebraska.
Wright, this season has played in 3 games and has 9 receptions for 169 yards on a 18.8 yards per reception and 2 touchdowns.
The Gophers this season are 1-1 in the B1G and have a win over Purdue and lost to No. 6 Ohio State. They are 3-2 and have wins against Miami (OH), Colorado and Purdue.
Minnesota and Nebraska square off at noon ET on ESPN2.