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.
|Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto||4||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: E. Volquez||1|
|LA Angels - WP: T. Skaggs||7||FINAL|
|Washington - LP: T. Jordan||2|
|Kansas City - WP: J. Shields||8||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar||2|
|Baltimore - LP: E. Meek||3||FINAL|
|Toronto - WP: S. Delabar||9|
|Chicago WSox - LP: C. Leesman||6||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: J. Verlander||8|
|St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright||3||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: D. Gee||0|
|Miami - WP: J. Fernandez||1||FINAL|
|Atlanta - LP: A. Wood||0|
|Minnesota - LP: K. Gibson||3||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: D. Price||7|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Tanaka||9||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: J. Lester||3|
|Arizona - LP: B. McCarthy||2||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Hammel||9|
|San Diego - WP: D. Roach||2||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: A. Figaro||1|
|San Francisco - LP: M. Bumgarner||1||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: F. Morales||2|
|Texas - WP: A. Ogando||5||FINAL|
|Oakland - LP: L. Gregerson||4|
|Houston - WP: C. McHugh||5||FINAL|
|Seattle - LP: E. Ramirez||2|
|Philadelphia - WP: A. Bastardo||3||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - LP: J. Howell||2|