Originally posted on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 11/8/11
The Big Ten flags are displayed with the Spartan Marching Band during pregame (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Sparty dashes onto the field during pregame (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Coach Mark Dantonio and his team wait to take the field - Where's the grimace? (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Kevin Pickelman (96), Max Bullough (40), and Jerel Worthy (99) get into position before a play (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Minnesota's Marquiese Gray (5) is swarmed by the Spartan defense (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

B.J. Cunningham (3) grabs a long pass and takes off past the Minnesota secondary (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) drops back to throw a pass to B.J. Cunningham (3) in the 1st quarter (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Kirk Cousins (8) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Keith Nichol reaches for the would be touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins, giving the Spartans their first points of the day (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Keith Nichol's (7) teammates mob him after his catch in the corner of the end zone (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Jerel Worthy (99) roams the sideline, waiting to get into the game again (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Corey Freeman (55), Taiwan Jones (34), Chris Norman (10), Coach Mark Dantonio, Anthony Rashad White (98), Johnathan Strayhorn (57) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Keith Nichol (7) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

William Gholston (2) directs the Spartan defense's attention; also shown Ed Olson (58) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Marqueis Gray (5) attempts to throw a pass on the run; also shown: Johnathan Strayhorn (57), Max Bullough (40), Kurtis Drummond (27) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

The Spartan defense, including Isaiah Lewis (9), Max Bullough (40), Denicos Allen (28) and Johnny Adams (5), line up opposite to the Golden Gopher offense (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

TyQuan Hammock (49), Johnathan Strayhorn (57), Marcus Rush (44), and Max Bullough (40) break onto the Minnesota O-line; Also shown Zac Epping (52), Ryan Wynn (60), Caleb Bak (64), Ed Olson (58), Collin McGarry (88) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Le'Veon Bell (24) takes a handoff and cuts through the line (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

A Minnesota receiver is swarmed by Spartan defenders Trenton Robinson (39), Isaiah Lewis (9), Tony Lippett (14), and Denicos Allen (28) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Gopher quarterback Marqueis Gray evades a Spartan blitz by Marcus Rush (44) and Denicos Allen (28); also shown: Zac Epping (52) (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Trenton Robinson (39) directs the defense on the final Minnesota drive in the 4th quarter (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Spartans pray together at midfield after the game (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Sparty leads the team to the southeast corner of Spartan Stadium to celebrate the victory with the band and student section (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Keith Nichol and teammates celebrate another Spartan victory (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

William Gholston (2) comically poses for a photo with Sparty after the game (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Kirk Cousins (8) greets some of his enthusiastic fans after the game (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

William Gholston (2) greets fans after the Minnesota win (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

Max Bullough (40) answers questions from the Big Ten Network before heading to the locker room after the game (Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

(Photo by: Jon Coffey/isportsweb.com)

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