Minnesota's maligned defense held Purdue to season-lows in yards and points, and Seth Green had a touchdown rushing and passing for the Gophers in a 41-10 win against the Boilermakers in the cold and snow on Saturday.
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Minnesota fired defensive coordinator Robb Smith on Sunday, a day after the team allowed 55 points in a loss at Illinois.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Minnesota fires defensive coordinator Robb Smith a day after allowing 55 points in a loss at Illinois. Defensive line coach Joe Rossi will serve as coordinator for the rest of the season. The Gophers' defense really struggled during Big Ten play. "These decisions are always difficult, especially when they involve a close friend and colleague," Gophers head coach PJ Fleck said in a prepared statement.
Reggie Corbin rushed for 213 yards and two touchdowns -- both coming on runs of more than 70 yards -- as Illinois defeated Minnesota 55-31 on Saturday.
The Minneapolis city attorney has declined to file charges against Minnesota running back Shannon Brooks after an alleged assault.
To get in the spirit, Minnesota's mascot went all out and teams created some spooky uniform reveals. Also, a visiting coach bought a Runza on the sideline during a Nebraska game.
Tanner Morgan passed for 302 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, including the tiebreaking 67-yard scoring toss to Rashod Bateman with 1:34 remaining that gave Minnesota a 38-31 victory on a rainy Friday night after Indiana rallied...
Minnesota quarterback Zack Annexstad was treated and released from a local hospital after suffering an internal injury in his midsection in the first half of Saturday's game.
Nebraska built a four-touchdown lead in the first half and survived some nervous moments in the second before pulling away to beat Minnesota 53-28 on Saturday, giving Scott Frost his long-awaited first win as Cornhuskers coach and ending a...
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Nebraska and coach Scott Frost are going to get their first win. And Adrian Martinez is to credit. The freshman QB is 25 of 29 for 276 yards and three TDs while running for 125 and one score on 15 attempts. The Huskers lead Minnesota 46-22 late.