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2016 Schedule
3-0, 5th in Big Ten - West
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18hJosh Moyer

Big Ten roundtable: Who to watch in Week 5

Minnesota's rushers, Michigan State's Tyler O'Connor and Ohio State's Mike Weber are among those who appear to have favorable matchups in Week 5.

How is Penn State favored this week?

Penn State comes off a 39-point loss and faces 3-0 Minnesota, but the 2-2 Nittany Lions are favored by three points at home. Steve Coughlin can't explain why, but he's still picking PSU. Best bets (Insider)

SVP picks college football's Week 5 winners (2:46)
Clowney and Devers both delivered monster hits (0:25)
Breaking down Minnesota's 31-24 victory over Colorado State (1:17)

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

There's still nothing flashy about the way Minnesota is winning, but after putting the finishing touches on a perfect start outside the conference, the blue-collar approach could make it a dark-horse threat in the Big Ten West. At a minimum, the hard-hitting defense and powerful ground game that fueled the win over Colorado State will make the Gophers a tough opponent each week in the league.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

There might not be anybody in the country who makes more of his opportunities to have an impact than Minnesota's Tai'yon Devers. The freshman defensive lineman only has three tackles so far this season -- but all of them have been sacks that also produced fumbles. For Devers, quality clearly trumps quantity at this point.

Monster hit knocks off Colorado State QB's helmet (0:52)

Watch: Colorado State at Minnesota

Minnesota looks to improve to 3-0 with a win over Colorado State. The Golden Gophers are 17-point favorites. ESPN's FPI gives them an 89.9 percent chance to win. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

Team Stats

Passing Yards201.795th
Rushing Yards228.331st
Points For39.734th
Points Against25.0Tied-55th

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