Gayden Twins Headed to College of Sequioas

Roszell Gayden to leave for JC July 15

Robbinsdale Cooper twins Roszell and Rashad Gayden are headed to California junior college College of Sequioas July 15th. They will play there for two seasons and then transfer to a Division I school. GoldenSports.Net caught up with the Gaydens Saturday during the Gopher football camp to learn the latest. The two will be joined by a name very familiar to Minnesota football fans.

Roszell Gayden, a 6-foot-7, 295-pound tackle from Robbinsdale (MN) Cooper who committed to Minnesota last April but did not sign with the Gophers, and Rashad Gayden helped lead Copper to a 2-7 mark this past season. They defeated Columbia Heights 28-20 and St. Louis Park 28-0 but failed to score more than seven points in their seven losses, including three shutouts. Their season ended with a loss to Champlain Park, who was led by Minnesota signee Sam Maresh.

Gayden was named to the Associated Press and Minnesota Vikings All-State teams and KARE-11 and Minneapolis Star Tribune All-Metro team.

College of Sequioas is the current school of defensive back Traye Simmons, who will join the team this summer, and one-time Gopher signee Jamar Howard, a standout wide receiver.

The two will be joined by Clint Brewster, son of Minnesota head football coach Tim, according to Rashad. Brewster redshirted this past season and would be eligible to transfer back to a Division I school after spending a season at the junior college level.

The Gaydens were originally expected to land at North Dakota School of Science, but had a change of heart. Rashad had considered walking-on to Minnesota before having to go the junior college route.

Rashad told GoldenSports.Net that the two are hoping to land back at Minnesota after playing at College of Sequioas.

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