South Dakota Coyotes defeat Minnesota Golden Gophers, 41-38

The depth of my disappointment right now," Brewster said, "you cannot measure it.

The Coyotes' quarterback threw for 352 yards, ran for 81, accounted for five touchdowns and answered every Gophers rally.

The former Gopher and current South Dakota safety celebrated his homecoming with a team-high 10 tackles

The Gophers had reached the end zone on three of their four second-half drives and appeared to be rolling again with six minutes to play. But Adam Weber lost control of the football as he was tackled at the South Dakota 26, and the Coyotes recov...

The recap: The Coyotes exploited Minnesota's defensive inexperience with big plays, reeling off nine gains of 20 yards or more and scoring more points than any foe since Iowa in 2008. Missed tackles and blown coverages allowed South Dakota to score three touchdowns in each half and hold off Minnesota's repeated attempts to rally.

What was learned: Inexperience (11 new defensive starters) was largely covered up in the opener because the defense was on the field only 14 m...

The thing I was most impressed in the last two games with Dante Warren is his poise under pressure in an environment that none of us have ever been in -- none of us except one coach, Jake Sprague, who played at Wisconsin. Everybody else came from smaller levels and worked their way up. So this is truly a Super Bowl for our kids.