Minnesota Takes Down Penn State By a Score of 31-26 in a Battle of Undefeated Teams

By Mick Walker on November 9, 2019 at 5:21 pm
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For you Buckeye fans that were watching Ohio State beat Maryland by 59 points and missed the other big noon game, Minnesota's boat kept rowing and Penn State took the loss.

Minnesota remained undefeated after it beat Penn State 31-26. The Golden Gopher offense firing on all cylinders with quarterback Tanner Morgan throwing for 339 yards and three touchdowns. 

Defensively, Minnesota was paced by Antoine Winfield Jr., the son of former Buckeye great Antoine Winfield. The young Winfield led the Golden Gopher's defense with 11 total tackles and two key interceptions of Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford.

P.J. Fleck now has his team in the driver's seat in the Big Ten West, eyeing a trip to Indianapolis for the Big Ten championship game representing the West division, with games against Iowa, Northwestern and Wisconsin remaining.

As for Penn State, this is a let down no doubt after being ranked No. 4 in the first College Football Playoff Rankings. It also takes a bit of the luster off of Ohio State's upcoming matchup with Penn State.

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