Minnesota Striving for Bowl in Kill’s Season 2
The Golden Gophers will be entering the second year with Jerry Kill at the helm. With MarQueis Gray's athleticism and a full year under the new system, he is the type of mobile quarterback that can give a defense fits. They have a good chance to sweep the non-conference slate and steal a couple of Big Ten games, which would make them a bowl-eligible team. They have little positivity surrounding their program right now because of the lack of senior leadership, depth, and experience being fielded this season. However, as my esteemed colleague Steve pointed out, Minnesota has the markings of a trap game. The Huskers will be coming off some hard fought weeks and the Gophers may be looking to gain their bowl eligibility late in the season. Bo needs to avoid the home loss to an opponent picked as a consensus bottom dweller of the conference this season.