Gophers score in-state defender

Junior cornerback Keelon Brookins (Oakdale, Minn./Tartan) has committed to play in-state for Minnesota, according to multiple sources.

He posted a 4.6 40-yard dash, 4.32 20-yard dash and a 35-inch vertical on the combine circuit prior to his junior year.

Brookins is the first Class of 2013 pledge for the Gophers.