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Bring on the Big Ten

After a 1-3 start against non-conference opponents the Gophers football team is now faced with the challenge of facing some superior Big Ten teams. It all starts in Ann Arbor this Saturday when Minnesota faces Michigan.
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After a 1-3 start against non-conference opponents the Gophers football team is now faced with the challenge of facing some superior Big Ten teams. It all starts in Ann Arbor this Saturday when Minnesota faces Michigan.

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