Mohamed Ibrahim, Gophers
Though the Badgers had the nation’s leading rushing in Jonathan Taylor, Ibrahim made a bigger impact. The redshirt freshman rushed 26 times for 121 yards and a touchdown, grinding out tough yards as the Gophers held the ball for 35 minutes, 6 seconds.
Jacob Huff, Gophers
The senior safety led Minnesota with 10 tackles, six solo, and forced a fumble. He was a big reason Wisconsin was held to 170 rushing yards.
BY THE NUMBERS
3-for-3 The Gophers’ performance on fourth down.
Plus-4 The Gophers turnover margin, with three interceptions of Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook and one recovery of a Hornibrook fumble.
$75,000 Bonus that coach P.J. Fleck will receive from a clause in his contract for his team making a bowl game.