Philip Nelson, Gophers
The sophomore QB got his first start since Sept. 28 and completed 16 of 23 passes for a career-high 298 yards and four TDs.
Aaron Hill, Gophers
The senior linebacker had five tackles and recovered the fumble that sealed the victory with 14 seconds remaining.
By the NUMBERS
1 Gophers turnovers in the past three games, all victories.
3 Times the Gophers recovered their own fumbles on their second-quarter scoring drive.
573 Total yards for the Gophers, a season high.
38:02 Possession time for the Gophers, an edge of more than 16 minutes.