Grinding down

Since steamrolling Purdue with 326 rushing yards in their 41-13 victory on Oct. 10, the Gophers have averaged less than 3 yards per carry:

Date Game Att.-Yards YPC

Oct. 17 L, 48-25, Nebraska 26-65 2.5

Oct. 31 L, 29-26, Michigan 35-144 4.1

Nov. 7 L, 28-14, at Ohio State 26-33 1.3

Total for 0-3 stretch 87-242 2.8