Found August 30, 2013 on
Week one is a new beginning for every college football team in the country. Unfortunately, for half of those teams, dreams of that perfect season get wiped away immediately. Just being able to hold on to that dream another week is a big deal, and it’s worth celebrating.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers opened the year with a dominating 51-23 win last night over UNLV — here’s how they celebrated in the locker room:
[Big Ten Network]
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
MINNEAPOLIS -- This is Philip Nelson's team. The Gophers made that clear all fall leading up to Thursday's opener against UNLV.
So what can be taken away from Nelson's first start of his sophomore year? The results were certainly mixed for the quarterback from Mankato.
Minnesota didn't need Nelson to do too much with his arm, which was probably a good thing given...
The Minnesota Golden Gophers didn’t schedule themselves a cupcake to open the college football season, taking on the UNLV Rebels. But on one particular play in the second quarter, you wouldn’t know otherwise, as Minnesota QB Philip Nelson took a beautifully designed quarterback keeper 48 yards for a touchdown. For most of the play, there wasn’t anybody even close to the signal...
Earlier this week, we showed you a video of over 4,000 Ohio State students joining together to create the world’s largest Block “O” in history. Today, Minnesota followed suit, as the Class of 2017 took to TCF Bank Stadium to create a giant Minnesota “M”. Check it out:
Those same students will be back in full force tonight as the Golden Gophers kick off their season against...