Minnesota upsets Illinois
|Minnesota upsets Illinois|
DeLeon Eskridge rushed for 123 yards on 26 carries with two touchdowns to lead Minnesota over Illinois 27-20 on Saturday.
Minnesota cashed as 11-point road underdogs as the game played under the 55.5-point total posted by oddsmakers.
Adam Weber was 18-for-26 for 185 yards with a TD pass for the Golden Gophers, while Eric Decker caught nine passes for 87 yards with a score for Minnesota.
Juice Williams went 26-for-41 for 464 yards with two TDs and one interception for Illinois, as A.J. Jenkins hauled in three passes for 117 yards with two touchdowns for the Fighting Illini.