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.
|Atlanta - S. Miller||12:07 PM|
|Toronto - D. Norris|
|Chicago WSox - J. Quintana||12:08 PM|
|Detroit - S. Greene|
|Miami - T. Koehler||12:10 PM|
|NY Mets - M. Harvey|
|NY Yankees - M. Pineda||12:10 PM|
|Tampa Bay - M. Andriese|
|Philadelphia - D. Buchanan||12:35 PM|
|Washington - S. Strasburg|
|Baltimore - M. Gonzalez||12:35 PM|
|Boston - R. Porcello|
|Milwaukee - M. Garza||12:35 PM|
|Pittsburgh - G. Cole|
|LA Angels - G. Richards||1:10 PM|
|Houston - S. Feldman|
|Cleveland - T. House||1:10 PM|
|Minnesota - T. May|
|Oakland - S. Kazmir||1:10 PM|
|Kansas City - D. Duffy|
|San Diego - A. Cashner||1:20 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - J. Lester|
|Arizona - J. Hellickson||3:05 PM|
|San Francisco - T. Hudson|
|Colorado - E. Butler||3:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - B. McCarthy|
|Texas - R. Detwiler||3:10 PM|
|Seattle - J. Paxton|
|Cincinnati - M. Leake||7:05 PM|
|St. Louis - A. Wainwright|
|San Antonio||9:30 PM|
|New England||4:00 PM|
|New York City|
Poll: Does it bother you that Tyus Jones chose Duke over Minnesota?