Posted November 12, 2012 on
Nebraska fans shouldn't use the 2011 Minnesota Gophers as a model for this year. An improved team will be coming into Lincoln on Saturday.

Tears of joy flowed in Gophers locker room

MINNEAPOLIS With its win Saturday over Illinois, the University of Minnesota football team became bowl eligible for the first time since 2009 and some tears flowed in the locker room after the game as a result. Minnesota's sixth win of the season was a big step for a struggling football program that had gone 3-9 in each of the past two seasons. Becoming bowl eligible was certainly...
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