Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Purdue: 5 Players To Watch

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2. Minnesota QB Mitch Leidner

In the midst of another dismal effort, as he finished 10-for-21 for 72 yards and turned the ball over twice, Leidner was finally replaced last week. He had a nice game in a win over Purdue last year, but if he can’t turn things around Saturday could be Leidner’s last start this season. On Tuesday head coach Jerry Kill declined to name a starting quarterback for Saturday’s game, suggesting he did not want to tip off the opponent.