Minnesota RB Mohamed Ibrahim hits 1,000 rushing yards
Minnesota running back Mohamed Ibrahim eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark in the Gophers’ Quick Lane Bowl game on Wednesday.
Ibrahim entered the game with 936 yards on the season, needing just 64 yards to hit the milestone. He accomplished the task in the first half against Georgia Tech. Ibrahim became the third freshman to hit the single-season mark.
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Ibrahim was pushed into the lead running back role this season following injuries to Shannon Brooks and Rodney Smith. He was one of just four players to average over 100 yards per game this season.
He played in nine games for the Gophers.
In his first career game against New Mexico State, Ibrahim rushed for 101 yards on just nine carries. He broke onto the B1G scene in mid October, gashing the Ohio State defense for 157 yards and two touchdowns.
The freshman also eclipsed the 100-yard mark against Purdue (155) and Wisconsin (121). Minnesota was 3-1 in games when he hit that milestone.