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GRADUATED - NFL DRAFT PROSPECT
Amir Pinnix was born on November 30, 1985 in Newark, New Jersey. He attended Malcolm X Shabazz High School before graduating and joining the University of Minnesota Gopher football team in 2003.
Amir Pinnix has been a solid contributor in the Gopher backfield for three seasons. He was elected team captain for 2007, as he has played 35 games and started his last ten played. He has rushed a total of 356 times for a total of 1,876 yards and 13 touchdowns in his career. The go-to running back leads active Gophers with 2,014 career-all purpose yards. Had a superb junior season, when he ranked fourth in the Big Ten in rushing yards with 1,272. Pinnix has a chance to finish among the greatest rushers in Minnesota history, as he is ranks 14th in career rushing coming into his senior year.
In high school, Amir Pinnix was three-time all city, all-conference and all-area. The powerful rusher gained 3,500 yards and 39 touchdowns in his high school career. Pinnix also played on the other side of the ball, making 160 tackles as a free safety. Pinnix was also a basketball and track athlete.
Amir Pinnix is an Inter-college program major at the University of Minnesota.
After four great years on the University of Minnesota Gopher Football team, Amir Pinnix graduated and is a prospect for the 2008 NFL Draft.
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