Penn State Nittany Lions defeat Minnesota Golden Gophers, 33-21

The Gophers were 1-7 after a 27-21 loss to North Dakota State on Oct.

20, 2007, in the Metrodome. They had games at Michigan and Iowa, and at home against Illinois and Wisconsin.

They came within five points of Iowa and a touchdown of Wisconsin, which did not prevent that team from becoming the first in Gophers history to lose 11 games.

On Saturday, the Gophers were in their new stadium, with interim coach Jeff Horton in his seventh day, and facing a substandard Penn...

Adam Weber meant it as a tribute. But coming just minutes after the Gophers' seventh consecutive loss, it sure had the tenor of a eulogy.

"We're still Coach Brew's team," the senior quarterback said, "and we're playing for him."

That explains why everything looked so familiar.

Da'Jon McKnight caught three touchdown passes and the Gophers rolled up 433 yards of offense, but they also committed their standard weekly assortment of ill-timed errors and gave away anoth...