PJ Fleck makes case for Mohamed Ibrahim as Comeback Player of the Year”
Minnesota RB Mohamed Ibrahim is coming off another stellar performance as he carried the ball 36 times for 178 yards and 3 touchdowns in the 31-3 blowout win over Northwestern. Ibrahim has had an incredible season, as he has rushed the ball 238 times for 1,261 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns.
The Gophers offense is pretty tough to beat when Ibrahim is on.
Minnesota head coach P.J. Fleck spoke about Ibrahim potentially being Comeback Player of the Year.
🏈 @GopherFootball finds themselves in a four-way tie atop the Big Ten West. @Coach_Fleck tells @ESPN_Schick and @BigAntHerron that without @_MoIbrahim, things would look a lot different this season. #RTB // #SkiUMah // #Gophers pic.twitter.com/DtKRY3EKO5
— College Sports on SiriusXM (@SXMCollege) November 15, 2022
Ibrahim is coming off a torn Achilles from last season, where he was injured in the opener against Ohio State last season.
Ibrahim has a chance to be a special back at the next level wherever he ends up in the NFL.
The Gophers are in a 4-way tie atop the B1G West with a 7-3 overall record and a 4-3 record in the B1G West. Minnesota has a home game against Iowa and then goes road against Wisconsin during rivalry week.
Minnesota hosts Iowa at 4 p.m. ET on FOX.