Bears' senior safety earns third straight first-team all-conference nod
No. 4 North Dakota State scores 42 unanswered points to send MSU to fourth consecutive setback
MSU builds 25-point lead behind Harris, strong ground attack
No. 12 Penguins use strong defensive performance to hold off No. 23 Missouri State
Senior kicker's 53-yard field goal caps dramatic come-from-behind victory to help MSU to first 3-1 start since 2007
After bursting onto the scene a year ago, Sinclair is ready to be the team's primary tight end and has the size and hands to make an immediate impact in the MVFC ... Had a 14-yard touchdown reception in the Maroon and White spring game (4/26/14) and finished the spring with 4 receptions for 47 yards and a pair of scores.
2013: Played in all 12 games as a junior transfer while earning 8 starts as a second tight end ... Earned CFPA National Tight End of the Week honors for team's win at Southern Illinois (11/9/13), in which he snagged 5 receptions for 68 yards and 2 touchdowns ... Had TD grabs of 19 and 7 yards in road win over SIU ... His second career catch at MSU was a 10-yard TD reception in home win over No. 15 South Dakota State (10/19/13) ... Finished the season strong with a 4-reception game against Northern Iowa (11/16/13) ... Tallied a pair of special teams tackles in home win over Indiana State (11/2/13) ... Finished year with 11 receptions for 103 yards -- both 4th on the team -- while his 3 TD receptions tied for 2nd best on the club ... Named to AD Honor for spring 2014 semester ...Participated in spring 2013 drills and caught a pass in the club's second scrimmage (4/13/13).
North Dakota College of Science: Sinclair was an ICCAC second-team all-conference pick and first-team academic all-conference selection his sophomore season (2012) at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D. ... Had 16 catches for 234 yards and a pair of TDs as a starter in 2012 for Coach Chuck Parsons' 6-6 Wildcats.
High School: Sinclair played his high school career at Eden Prairie (Minn.) High for Coach Mike Grant's Eagles ... Team was 8-2 his senior season.
Personal: Gannon Troy Sinclair was born 2/5/93 in Edina, Minn. ... Son of Steve and Amy Sinclair of Eden Prairie, Minn. ... Has a sister, Callie ... Majoring in Kinesiology.