Thursday September 11th, 2014

Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. TCU Horned Frogs

A pair of unbeatens collide in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday afternoon when the 2-0 Minnesota Golden Gophers hit the road for the first time this season to take on the 1-0 TCU Horned Frogs. The Gophers held off Middle Tennessee 35-24 last week, while the Frogs are coming off a bye week following their 48-14 win over Samford. It is the second meeting all-time between the schools, and the first in 40 years. 

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

 

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: 4:00 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: FOX Sports 1

Radio: For a list of TCU affiliates, click here. For a list of Minnesota affiliates, click here.

Game Facts

TCU facts

TCU is 8-1 in its last nine games after a bye week.

The Horned Frogs' offense racked up 33 first downs and 555 yards in their season-opening win over Samford.

TCU’s 96 plays from scrimmage in Week 1 were its most in a game since running a school-record 111 against San Diego State in 2007.

Quarterback Trevone Boykin was the only player in the nation last season with a 100-yard rushing game, a 100-yard receiving game and a 200-yard passing game.

TCU’s defense—which features nine returning starters—held Samford to 143 yards of total offense in the opener.

Minnesota facts

Minnesota reached eight wins last season, only the seventh time the Gophers have won that many games since 1960.

The Golden Gophers have two of the tallest players in the FBS—6-foot-10 tight end Nate Wozniak and 6-foot-9 offensive lineman Jonah Pirsig.

Minnesota running back David Cobb rushed for a career-high 220 yards in the win over Middle Tennessee.

Marcus Jones has three career return touchdowns (two kickoffs, one punt) for the Golden Gophers.

Minnesota is 2-6 on natural grass under coach Jerry Kill, with both wins coming last year at New Mexico State and Northwestern​.

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