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Gophers Host Iowa, Friday At 6 PM

(Minneapolis, MN) — The University of Minnesota football team will host the University of Iowa on Friday night at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

The Golden Gophers and Hawkeyes are each coming off of wins last weekend. Both teams are 1-2 on the season. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says they’ll have defensive tackle Austin Schulte and linebacker Jack Campbell back on the field after dealing with injuries. Minnesota has the reigning Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week in running back Mohamed Ibrahim, who has 431 yards rushing and eight touchdowns in the past weeks. Kickoff is set for 6 PM.

Gopher running back Mohamed Ibrahim says he is thankful to win Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week honors

Ibrahim says his body is feeling fine after 71 carries in the past two weeks for 431 yards

Ibrahim says it felt good to pick up their first win of the year last week at Illinois

Ibrahim says they haven’t beaten Iowa since 2014 and they will give it their all to end the drought

Ibrahim says he is very thankful for the work of his offensive line and he is always telling them how much he appreciates them

Ibrahim says his offensive line helped him score a rugby-style scrum touchdown in last week’s win

Gopher right tackle Blaise Andries of Marshall says the O-line wants to compete hard for Ibrahim

Andries says the O-line takes pride in Ibrahim winning Player of the Week honors

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