David Cobb runs for 68 yards in 20-7 loss.
Minnesota had a pair of return touchdowns for the second week in a row.
Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Minnesota ranks second in the conference, increases total from 2011 to 2012 by 13
Minnesota improves fall Academic All-Big Ten total by 11
Watch the final episode of Brick by Brick.
Aaron Hill's fumble recovery sealed Minnesota's 42-39 win at Indiana.
Aaron Hill's pick six against Wisconsin is No. 10 on the Top Ten plays of 2013.
Brick by Brick Episode 14: The Program.
Watch the latest episode of Brick by Brick from Gopher Digital Productions.
Texas Bowl: Minnesota vs. Syracuse 12.27.13
Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)
Photos from the Gophers football game vs. San Jose State on Sept. 21, 2013 at TCF Bank Stadium
Photos from the Gophers vs. Western Illinois football game at TCF Bank Stadium, Sept. 14, 2013
2013 SENIOR SEASON: Started against UNLV and made four solo tackles led team with 10 tackles at New Mexico State and also returned a fumble 50 yards for a touchdown tied for team lead with six tackles and led team with five solo tackles against Western Illinois made four tackles and returned one interception for 16 yards against San Jose State totaled five tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, against Iowa notched four tackles at Michigan made five tackles, including one sack at Northwestern led team with five solo tackles and forced one fumble against Nebraska made five solo tackles and returned a fumble for 21 yards at Indiana tallied four tackles, including one for a loss against Penn State registered six solo tackles, forced one fumble and returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown against Wisconsin (was his third career touchdown) made six tackles at Michigan State.
2012 JUNIOR SEASON: Played in 13 games and started 11 tied for third on the team in tackles (74) tied for second on the team in interceptions (2) and first in forced fumbles (3) recorded four tackles-for-loss and one sack repeated as team's Butch Nash Award winner, which honors a player for being competitive on the field and in the classroom named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Made four tackles and one pass breakup at UNLV appeared as a reserve vs. New Hampshire and had three tackles assisted on two tackles against Western Michigan made one interception and tied for the team lead with 10 tackles vs. Syracuse made three tackles, including one for a loss, at Iowa assisted on two tackles against Northwestern led the team with nine tackles at Wisconsin made five tackles vs. Purdue and vs. Michigan had a team-high 10 tackles at Illinois forced two fumbles, had one sack and set a career high with 11 tackles at Nebraska returned an interception 33 yards for his first career touchdown and made seven tackles against Michigan State made three tackles and forced one fumble vs. Texas Tech.
2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Missed first three games due to injury but played in the final nine started games vs. North Dakota State and Michigan recorded 32 tackles (16 solo, 16 assisted) recorded one tackle-for-loss and one sack tallied one pass break-up awarded Gophers' Butch Nash Award for being competitive in the field and in the classroom named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Tallied five tackles (two solo, three assists) in first start of the season vs. North Dakota State recorded four tackles (one solo, three assists) at Michigan competed at Purdue garnered two solo tackles vs. Nebraska notched two tackles (one solo, one assist) in 22-21 victory against Iowa tallied three tackles (one solo, two assists) with 0.5 sacks and a pass break-up at Michigan State five tackles (four solo, one assist) against Wisconsin notched three assists and 0.5 sacks at Northwestern recorded eight tackles (five solo, three assists) in 27-7 victory over Illinois.
2010 FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in all 12 games including two starts finished the year with 14 tackles (10 solo) while also recovering one fumble. Game-by-Game: Made his first career start at linebacker against Northern Illinois earned starting nod against Northwestern, recovering one fumble against the Wildcats made two solo stops against Purdue tallied one solo stop against Ohio State made one tackles against Michigan State contributed two solo stops in Minnesota's win against Iowa.
2009: Redshirted walk-on.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-state selection as a senior third-team all-metro selection earned conference player of the year honors as a senior at Lutheran HS earned all-conference honors as a running back and linebacker in both his junior and senior seasons named all-conference as a linebacker as a sophomore an all-district selection as a senior holds Lutheran HS records for touchdowns scored (46) two-time team MVP two-time team offensive player of the year earned honorable mention (running back) and second-team (kick returner) all-conference honors as a freshman also a standout on the basketball court was a two-time all-conference selection and a two-time team MVP on the hardwood holds No. 4 spot in school history with 611 rebounds qualified for track and field state championship meet in 2008 and 2009, earning all-state honors both seasons.
PERSONAL: Son of Jack and Nancy Hill born Sept. 5, 1990 working toward an M.Ed. Applied Kinesiology degree.
Player Profile: Rodney Smith
5/23/2018 - Football
Rodney Smith will go down in Minnesota history as one of the program’s most elite running backs and has a chance this season to set a new standard for all-purpose yards by a Gopher.
Virtual Tour: Larson Football Performance Center
5/10/2018 - Football
Take a virtual tour of the new home of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football, the David & Janis Larson Performance Center!
Mini-Plans Announced For 2018 Season
5/9/2018 - Football
It was announced today that Mini Plans for the 2018 season will go on sale to the public on May 15.