WR out of Wisconsin commits to Minnesota's 2021 class as walk-on
Minnesota crossed state lines and was able to land a commitment from a Wisconsin wide receiver who will be joining the 2021 recruiting class as a walk-on. The decision came on Saturday afternoon.
Quentin Redding, a native of Menomonee Falls, Wis., announced his commitment to P.J. Fleck and the Golden Gophers over the weekend. The 5-foot-7, versatile receiver revealed his decision with a post on Twitter.
“First and foremost I thank God for giving me the ability to play the great game of football,” Redding wrote. “Secondly, I would like to thank my family, friends and coaches who have helped me grow as a person and as a player. With that being said I am 100% committed to the University of Minnesota.”
— Quentin Redding (@redding_quentin) January 30, 2021
Redding will be a walk-on for the Golden Gophers. He proved to be a versatile athlete at the high school level and had an impressive stat line during his prep career. Per his 247Sports stats, Redding totaled 77 catches for 1,494 yards and 14 touchdowns while also taking 43 carries for 281 yards and 4 touchdowns.
The big year for Redding came in 2019 when he had 688 yards and 9 touchdowns on just 32 receptions.
Minnesota’s 2021 recruiting class ranks 8th in the B1G and 35th in the nation. National Signing Day is set for Wednesday, Feb. 3.