The Golden Gophers took the field at TCF Stadium today for the first home game this season, pulverizing the
More specifically, MarQueis Gray “ran with it” for a 75-yard touchdown after pulling off a fake that nobody saw coming, including the announcers. KFAN’s Justin Gaard spoke to Gray regarding the 11-second sprint into the end zone, which was the longest play in his career. This came as an answer to
In another brilliant read of the field, Gray fired a pass from the two-yard-line to teammate John Rabe for a touchdown. Gray wasn’t done yet though, minutes later he picked up his second rushing touchdown, leaving the Wildcats visibly deflated. With a score of 30-7, the Gophers went into the third quarter with the most points in one half since they appeared in the 2006 Insight Bowl.
Donnell Kirkwood ran two yards for a touchdown that would put the Gophers up by 30 points heading into the final quarter of the game. A tactful 19-yard pass from quarterback Max Shortell resulted in A.J. Barker’s first career touchdown. Even with a total of one safety, seven touchdowns, and Jordan Wettstein’s seven beautiful field goals, Coach Jerry Kill said, “A win is a win…We did our job today, there is no room for error.”
As the 2-0 Gophers gear up to play
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