The undefeated Minnesota Golden Gophers football team routed Maryland 52-10 on Saturday, and have climbed to 13th in the latest AP poll released today.

The ranking is the highest since 1999 when Minnesota was 12th.

The Gophers have started the season 8-0 for the first time since 1941 when they went on to win the national championship. Minnesota is 5-0 in the Big Ten for the first time since 1960.

The matchup we're all waiting for is coming to TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, November 9th when #5 Penn State (8-0, 5-0) visits #13 Minnesota (8-0, 5-0) in a clash of Big Ten unbeaten teams.

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Gopher head coach P.J. Fleck has been publicly lobbying for ESPN's 'College Game Day' show to come to Minneapolis for the matchup.

Both teams have a bye this upcoming weekend.

Row the Boat! Ski-U-Mah! Go Gophers!

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