Minnesota drops incredible Veterans Day-themed hype video for Illinois showdown
No.20 Minnesota will look to extend its winning streak to 5 games when the Gophers host Illinois on Nov. 6. Minnesota is coming off a convincing 41-14 victory at Northwestern.
Leading up to Saturday’s showdown, Minnesota dropped an incredible Veterans Day-themed hype video. Included are a few looks at some stars and stripes themed decals for helmets this weekend:
One Nation. One Minnesota. One Team.
Let’s ROW❗️ pic.twitter.com/UWhBiTNdc0
— Minnesota Football (@GopherFootball) November 5, 2021
Minnesota is currently 6-2 overall and first place in the B1G West. Minnesota is 4-1 in conference play, with victories vs. Purdue, Nebraska, Maryland, and Northwestern. Minnesota’s lone conference loss was to Ohio State in its regular-season opener.
Illinois is currently 3-6 overall and fifth place in the B1G West. Illinois most recently lost 20-14 vs. Rutgers. Illinois is 2-4 in conference play, with victories vs. Nebraska and Penn State and losses to Maryland, Purdue, Wisconsin, and Rutgers.
Minnesota leads the all-time series 40-30-3 and is on a two-game winning streak vs. Illinois. Minnesota-Illinois is slated for a 12 p.m. EST kickoff and will be televised on ESPN2.