Gophers vs. Kent State: By The Numbers


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Here’s a look at some notable numbers from Saturday’s game between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Kent State Golden Flashes, which was a 10-7 victory for the Gophers.

10- Tackles for Gophers’ linebacker Cody Poock on Saturday. He now has 24 tackles in three games this season.

8- Gophers’ penalties on Saturday

85- Gophers’ penalty yardage on Saturday

7- Kent State penalties on Saturday

89- Kent State penalty yardage on Saturday

63– Completion percentage for Gophers’ quarterback Mitch Leidner (17-for-27), which is his season-high.

35.7– Completion percentage for Kent State quarterback Colin Reardon (10-for-28)

2.4– Yards per carry for Gophers’ running back Rodney Smith. He averaged over five yards per carry in each of the first two games this season. The Gophers also averaged just 2.4 yards per carry as a team on Saturday.

30- Smith had 30 carries on Saturday, which is his career-high.

17- Total punts for the two teams-10 for Kent State, seven for Minnesota

13– the number of successful third-down conversions for both teams

38– the number of third down attempts for both teams

3- Gophers’ wide receiver KJ Maye caught his third touchdown of the season on Saturday, and he has one in each game.

142– Kent State’s total offensive yardage on Saturday

288– Minnesota’s total offensive yardage on Saturday

3- Kent State freshman cornerback Demetrius Monday forced all three turnovers on Saturday, including two interceptions and an 80-yard fumble return for his team’s only touchdown.

0– Kent State did not turn the ball over, and they also did not score an offensive point against the Gophers.

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