Mitch Leidner is the undisputed starting quarterback for the Gophers, but the backup spot remains a question nine days before the season opener. When Big Ten Network visited for Saturday's scrimmage, studio host Dave Revsine tweeted, “Looks like [Conor] Rhoda may be ahead of Demry Croft in the battle
Even with last year's leading rusher, Shannon Brooks, recovering from a broken bone in his foot, the Gophers don't expect their running game to skip a beat Thursday against Oregon State. If Brooks was option 1A, then Rodney Smith was 1B. A fellow sophomore, Smith had several strong performances
Yahoo Sports' Graham Watson previews the Big Ten and explains why all eyes are on Michigan and Ohio State but two West division teams could be dark horses to contend for the conference title.