Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/15/14
MINNEAPOLIS For the first time since 2009, the University of Minnesota football team is 2-0 to start its season. The Gophers' latest win was a rare blowout, a 44-7 win over visiting New Hampshire in the 2012 home opener. It was the most points Minnesota scored since putting up 48 in a double-overtime loss to Northwestern in 2007. As far as regulation games, Saturday's 44 points were the most since a 63-26 win over Indiana in November of 2006.Now, the Gophers take momentum into next Saturday's home game against Western Michigan. Here are five things we learned about 2-0 Minnesota in Saturday's blowout win over New Hampshire.1. Minnesota's defensive line is much improved from last year. For the past few seasons, sack totals have been a big concern for the Gophers defense. They routinely ranked near the bottom of the Big Ten in sacks as the defensive line had trouble getting into the backfield.That hasn't been the case through two games this season. Minnesota sacked New Hampshire q...
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