After traveling east to shut out the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, the Gophers improved to 7-0 for the first time since 1960 thanks to a 42-7 victory.
Rodney Smith had a career day on the ground as the Gophers racked up 332 rushing yards in a 40-17 victory.
The Gophers spiked heart rates across Minnesota to hold on for a 38-31 victory over the Boilermakers.
Devastating news for one of the best in Gophers history.
Not a bad debut by true freshman quarterback Zack Annexstad.