Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Michigan: 5 Players To Watch

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2. Minnesota RB Shannon Brooks

Brooks was limited to just 25 yards on eight carries against Nebraska, as he may have been dealing with an undisclosed injury. The Gophers’ bye week may have come at a good time for the freshman tailback if he is banged up, so Brooks and Rodney Smith should be the featured players in Minnesota’s offense on Saturday night.