The Gophers lost 23-17 to #2 TCU Thursday night.  Minnesota trailed 10-0 after 1 quarter and 10-3 at halftime.  Mitch Leidner threw for 197 yards and 1 touchdown with no interception, Rodney Smith ran for 88 yards and a touchdown and K.J. Maye had 4 catches for 73 yards and a touchdown.

Trevone Boykin threw for 246 yards and a touchdown with 1 interception.  He also ran for 92 yards and a touchdown.

The Gophers will play at Colorado State Saturday September 12 at 2:30pm, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 1:30.