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Minnesota turns on the scoring to rout Nebraska

Minnesota rebounded from last week's loss to surge back in its fifth win of the season Saturday. The Gophers ran away with a victory against the Cornhuskers Saturday 54-21 in Minnesota’s second Big Ten win this year at TCF Bank Stadium. “We needed to start fast," said head coach P.J. Fleck. "It's a big game for both [Minnesota and Nebraska]. Whoever strikes first you can take the spirit out of somebody else, and we did that.”


Daily Breakdown: Minnesota should bounce back against Nebraska

Minnesota’s rivalry with Nebraska was renewed when the Cornhuskers joined the Big Ten In 2011, but the results haven’t gone the Gophers’ way since then. The Cornhuskers beat Minnesota 24-17 in Nebraska last season. Minnesota (4-5, 1-5 Big Ten) has lost two consecutive Big Ten games, while Nebraska (4-5, 3-3 Big Ten) is 1-3 in its last four games.


Questions from the Other Side: Michigan Daily writer Orion Sang

For this weekly column, the Minnesota Daily talks to somebody knowledgeable on the Gophers next opponent. This week, Minnesota will travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan to face the Wolverines at Michigan Stadium. We talked to Orion Sang, who covers football for the Michigan Daily.


Gophers' longsnapper shows his faith through service and family life

Spirituality is a big part of head coach P.J. Fleck’s culture, and longsnapper Payton Jordahl embodies that. Being the team's longsnapper, Jordahl won’t have the flashiest plays when the Gophers visit Michigan this weekend, but the redshirt junior values both faith and football. Jordahl has been successful on all 341 snaps on the field, and the junior has found ways to give back to his community off the field.


Gophers lose out on Floyd of Rosedale trophy after unsuccessful final drive

The Gophers kept it close late in Saturday's game, which came down to Minnesota’s final possession. With his team down 17-10, quarterback Demry Croft was wrapped up on fourth down with 56 seconds left, and the Gophers fell 17-10 to Iowa, leaving the Floyd of Rosedale trophy in Iowa for the third straight year.


Daily Breakdown: Gophers slight underdog against Hawkeyes

Minnesota (4-3, 1-3 Big Ten) is facing Iowa (4-3,1-3 Big Ten) Saturday for the Floyd of Rosedale trophy. The game will feature another shot for quarterback Demry Croft, who is listed as a co-starter on the depth chart. The Gophers haven’t won in Iowa City since 1999, when Glen Mason was the head coach of the team.



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