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Jeff Driskel
Minnesota earns back-to-back Big Ten victories
Minnesota earns back-to-back Big Ten victories

Anyone older than say, 80, might remember how good Minnesota football used to be. The Gophers have a long, storied football history — just not in this millennium. Did you know Minnesota won the very first Associated Press national title in 1936? Minnesota also claimed consecutive AP titles in 1940-41 and another in 1960. Minnesota claims seven overall national titles, though we haven't heard much from the Gophers since they defeated UCLA, 21-3, in the 1962 Rose Bowl … … Until now. One week after wrenching away the Little Brown Jug with a win at Michigan last week, Minnesota followed with a 24-17 home victory over Northwestern. Minnesota (5-1) is 2-0 in...