Tale of the Tape: Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Northwestern Wildcats

Posted by Brandon Erickson on September-25-2009 Add Comments

After 2-1 performances in their non-conference schedules, the Gophers and Wildcats are hungry to start their Big Ten schedules off well. Here's a quick look at the matchup taking place in Evanston this weekend.


Offensive Rush

Northwestern Wildcats152.7 Yards/Game
Minnesota Golden Gophers—85.7 Yards/Game

Minnesota is still struggling to get the ball moving on the ground this year. They have yet to have a 100-yard day and worse yet, they are struggling to move the offense period without the support of Eric Decker. Northwestern isn't much better, but has found much more success.

As far as the best runner on each team, it's pretty much a wash. D...

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