David Cobb came off the bench for the first six games last season and rushed for 374 yards before getting his first career start for the Gophers. Then his production spiked. A game-by-game look at how his season finished:

 

at Northwestern (W 20-17): 20 carries, 103 yards

vs. Nebraska (W 34-23): 31 carries, 138 yards

at Indiana (W 42-39): 29 carries, 198 yards

vs. Penn State (W 24-10): 27 carries, 139 yards

vs. Wisconsin (L 20-7): 17 carries, 68 yards

at Michigan State (L14-3): 27 carries, 101 yards

Texas Bowl vs. Syracuse (L 21-17): 18 carries, 91 yards