On second thought, it looks like Mitch Leidner will start vs. Rutgers
Mitch Leidner was listed as “out” on the Minnesota depth chart earlier in the week because of a concussion he suffered two weeks ago. Conor Rhoda was expected to fill in for the second straight game.
Well, that might’ve been a little premature.
Apparently Leidner will get the nod against Rutgers:
And it's Mitch Leidner with the first-team offense in warmups. Looks like he'll be the starter.
— JoeChristensen (@JoeCStrib) October 22, 2016
Minnesota rolled to a 31-10 win without Leidner at Maryland last week. The Gophers relied heavily on the ground game.
They’ll likely do the same against Rutgers. Expect Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks to lead the way against the nation’s 123rd-ranked run defense.