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Tony Mortensen talks about his commitment to U

Tony Mortensen talks about Gopher decision

6-4 senior quarterback Tony Mortensen of Hutchinson (MN) High has committed to Minnesota. He is a three-year starter for the Tigers who are one of the state's top programs. He will join high school teammate Lydon Murtha, who previously committed to Minnesota, on the Gopher roster next season.

Tony Mortensen passed for 1000 yards and rushed for 500 yards last season. He threw for 12 touchdowns and ran in six as well. Mortensen is 12 of 18 passing for 152 yards and one touchdown and has rushed 19 times for 92 yards this year in two games.   Mortensen had told me that Minnesota was the big favorite at a scrimmage last month. He called Minnesota "a good program that is headed in the...

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