Gophers Climb to 13th in Latest AP Poll
The undefeated Minnesota Golden Gophers football team routed Maryland 52-10 on Saturday, and have climbed to 13th in the latest AP poll released today.
The ranking is the highest since 1999 when Minnesota was 12th.
The Gophers have started the season 8-0 for the first time since 1941 when they went on to win the national championship. Minnesota is 5-0 in the Big Ten for the first time since 1960.
The matchup we're all waiting for is coming to TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, November 9th when #5 Penn State (8-0, 5-0) visits #13 Minnesota (8-0, 5-0) in a clash of Big Ten unbeaten teams.
Gopher head coach P.J. Fleck has been publicly lobbying for ESPN's 'College Game Day' show to come to Minneapolis for the matchup.
Both teams have a bye this upcoming weekend.