Philip Nelson, Gophers
The sophomore quarterback replaced Mitch Leidner and completed eight of 11 passes for 112 yards with a touchdown.
James Manuel, Gophers
The senior linebacker returned an interception 24 yards for a touchdown and had one of the team’s three sacks.
By the NUMBERS
5 Times in five drives the Gophers had to punt with Mitch Leidner at quarterback.
2 Times in eight drives the Gophers had to punt with Nelson at quarterback.
0 Turnovers for the Gophers, compared to three for Northwestern.
176-94 Gophers’ edge in net rushing yardage.
234-123 Northwestern’s edge in passing yardage.
35:15 Possession time for the Gophers, an edge of more than 10 minutes.
54.3 Completion percentage for Northwestern, which came in averaging 65.9.
103 Rushing yards for Gophers junior David Cobb.
|Chicago WSox - LP: J. Guerra||2||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: B. Shaw||3|
|Pittsburgh - LP: F. Liriano||3||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto||6|
|Miami - LP: B. Hand||1||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: J. deGrom||9|
|Washington - WP: T. Roark||10||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: K. Kendrick||3|
|Toronto - LP: R. Dickey||0||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price||3|
|St. Louis - LP: C. Martinez||2||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: W. Peralta||11|
|Boston - WP: C. Buchholz||11||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: B. Peacock||0|
|Detroit - LP: J. Verlander||2||FINAL|
|Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura||5|
|Atlanta - WP: J. Teheran||10||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: T. Wood||7|
|LA Angels - WP: T. Skaggs||10||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: S. Baker||7|
|Arizona - LP: V. Nuno||4||FINAL|
|San Francisco - WP: M. Bumgarner||8|
|San Diego - LP: T. Ross||0||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu||1|
|Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes||13||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: B. Anderson||5|
|Oakland - WP: S. Gray||4||FINAL|
|Seattle - LP: C. Young||1|
|Portland||0||1st Half 35:00|