Rodney Smith, Gophers
He averaged just 2.4 yards per carry but handled 30 carries and four receptions without a fumble.
Cody Poock, Gophers
The middle linebacker led a dominant defensive effort with a team-high 10 tackles, including a tackle for loss.
By the NUMBERS
27-27 Jerry Kill’s record in five seasons with the Gophers.
3 First-quarter points scored by the Gophers in three games.
157 Consecutive passing attempts without an interception for Mitch Leidner before his streak ended.
142 Total yards gained by Kent State.
3-0 Turnover margin, won by Kent State.
55.1 Leidner’s completion percentage this season.
269 Rushing yards this season for Smith.
3 Receiving touchdowns this season for KJ Maye.