Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Demry Croft has been named B1G Co-Offensive Player of the Week after his performance against Nebraska. The redshirt sophomore quarterback set a school record with 183 rushing yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns. Through the air, Croft was 9-for-15 for 105 passing yards.
Gopher running back Rodney Smith was also named B1G Special Teams Player of the Week. He gave Minnesota the early lead when he took the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown.