Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Purdue: 5 Players To Watch

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3. Purdue RB Markell Jones

The Boilermakers’ freshman running back stepped into a big role last week against Michigan State, and he had 157 yards on 22 carries and two touchdowns. The Golden Gophers struggled to stop the run last week, as they allowed 184 rushing yards to Northwestern, and they have a big challenge again this week.