Found November 26, 2011 on Fox Sports North:
MINNEAPOLIS The Golden Gophers football team won just three games all year, saving its most convincing victory for last. Minnesota defeated reeling Illinois by a 27-7 final on Saturday and held the Illini offense to 160 yards for the game. For Illinois, the loss was its sixth straight after starting the year 6-0.The Gophers now head into the offseason with a victory for the second straight year, but plenty of work remains to be done for coach Jerry Kill and Minnesota to prepare for his second season. Here are five things we learned from Saturday's game at TCF Bank Stadium.1.The seniors went out on a high note. Minnesota's senior class experienced more losses than wins during their careers. They've had multiple head coaches and numerous coordinators. But they went out as winners following the victory over Illinois, allowing them to have fond memories of their final game in maroon and gold."It's a wonderful feeling to be able to go out like this," said senio...
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