Found December 02, 2012 on From The Barn:
The more games the Golden Gophers play, the better they are, even if they show us in odd ways. Coming off a four game road trip, the team could be forgiven for playing tired and a bit bored. Minnesota's last four games prior to playing the North Florida Ospreys had been circled on the calendar for months. North Florida couldn't be circled on a map by most players and fans (it is Jacksonville if you care).

Sure there’s a border, but there won’t be much of a battle.

And now, the target is firmly affixed to the Golden Gophers back. When the top 25 poll results were announced this afternoon, the Gophers were ranked #14 by the AP and #21 by the coaches. Any talk of being a sleeper team or underrated or under the radar evaporated immediately. Now the hard work of justifying and keeping the ranking begins.
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