Measurables: 6-5, 235 pounds
School: Bloomington Jefferson
2007 stats: Completed 67 of 146 passes for 951 yards and seven touchdowns
College: Verbal commitment to the Gophers (Minnesota)
Worth noting: Alipate also is a talented basketball player who has spoken with Gophers coach Tubby Smith about joining the team. ... Ranked the No. 8 quarterback in the class of 2009 by ESPNU.
Father Tuineau Alipate played for the Minnesota Vikings in 1995.