Mohamed Ibrahim, Gophers

The redshirt freshman running back rushed 31 times for 224 yards and two touchdowns, in the process breaking Darrell Thompson’s single-game record (205 yards vs. Bowling Green in 1986) for a Gophers freshman. He was named the game’s MVP.

Defensive MVPs

Julian and Jacob Huff, Gophers

The senior identical twins were standouts in their final college games. Julian, a linebacker, made a game-high nine tackles, all solo, and had a sack while starting in place Blake Cashman, who left early to prepare for a pro career. Jacob, a safety, made eight tackles.

By the numbers

36-19 The Gophers’ advantage in plays run in the first half, during which they built a 13-0 lead before Georgia Tech kicked a field goal as time expired.

7-for-10 Third-down conversions for the Gophers, who held Georgia Tech to 4-for-14.

19:43 First-half time of possession for the Gophers. Tech had it for 10:17.

2-2 Gophers coach P.J. Fleck’s record in bowl games.