Minnesota OL Daniel Faalele secures Piesman moment with rushing TD in Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Minnesota is taking on West Virginia in a B1G after dark showdown in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl on Tuesday night from Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ. Minnesota has already started to pull out the bag of tricks in the game.
Minnesota lined up OL Daniel Faalele in the FB position and then handed him the ball, and he rumbled into the end zone to give Minnesota the lead.
Here are a few looks at the big man touchdown.
🚨BIG MAN TD!!!🚨
Daniel Faalele, 6’9” 380 pounds, gets in for the 2 yard TD!!!! pic.twitter.com/m4LOmQiG7z
— ✯✯✯✯✯ (@FTB_Vids_YT) December 29, 2021
LOOK AT THAT PAD LEVEL pic.twitter.com/yp81KXnK05
— Yahoo Sports College Football (@YahooSportsCFB) December 29, 2021
This season, the Golden Gophers were 8-4 and 6-3 in B1G play. They were just shy of winning the B1G West and going to Indianapolis for the B1G Championship game.
The Mountaineers were 6-6 and 4-5 this season. They finished 6th in the Big 12 this season.
You can watch the rest of the Guaranteed Rate Bowl on ESPN, especially if you miss PAC-12 after dark; you can tune into a bit of B1G after dark to get your fix this Bowl Season.