Morgan made just five assists from the first hit, but they made a total of 142 yards and a touchdown.
“We may have had bad eyes in some places and allowed some games that maybe we shouldn’t,” Sanborn said. “They held their backs a lot, they held the guys to protect (from) us, and they deserve credit. It all comes down to the fact that we have to win these matches if they want to keep them. We must win. There were times today when we were not fast enough or a step behind. “
Chenal said, “This is definitely frustrating. All week you plan certain things and say to yourself, “ If I look like this, I will play this game, ” but they got rid of the ball very quickly and some of their guys did really good blocks. and we couldn’t get there. “
UW outside midfielders were also unable to apply pressure, as senior Noah Burks and sophomore Nick Herbig recorded the quarterback’s time. Chanal was the only player to notice the rush, and this happened on the first try of the game.
Minnesota used a multi-tight end formation for most of the game, which kept outside midfielders out of possession. This extended their path to quarterback and the UW defense linemen failed to gain sufficient penetration to make up for the schematic flaw.