Led by Tanner Morgan's career game, the Gophers beat Purdue to remain undefeated on the season.
The Gophers' cornerbacks have given strong performances through the first three games of 2019. They'll see their biggest challenge of the season yet on Saturday when they try to contain Purdue's Rondale Moore, one of the top receivers in the nation.
The Gophers have barely managed to finish non-conference play undefeated, winning the three games by a combined 13 points.
On Monday, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced the signing of former Gophers basketball standout Jordan Murphy to their training camp roster.
On Saturday, The Gophers found themselves down by four points in the fourth quarter while also down their top two running backs. Still, the team found a way to get the win over Georgia Southern.
The Minnesota Daily called up Kaitlin Sells, managing sports editor for the George-Anne, the student newspaper of Georgia Southern, to preview the upcoming Saturday game against the Georgia Southern Eagles at TCF Bank Stadium.
The Gophers football roster has 12 players from Georgia, the most of any state other than Minnesota.
Once again, Minnesota's defense made the big play when the team needed it most, sealing a 38-35 victory in double overtime.
After amassing 17 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery over the first three games of 2018, Antoine Winfield Jr. looked destined for an All-Big Ten-level season.
Thanks to plays from the defense, the Gophers avoided what could have been a painful upset against South Dakota State.