Minnesota running back DeLeon Eskridge could only muster 49 yards on 18 carries, but he did score three touchdowns in an upset win over Illinois.
Minnesota running back DeLeon Eskridge ran 23 times for 79 yards and a touchdown in a loss to Ohio State.
Minnesota running back DeLeon Eskridge carried 26 times for 111 yards in a loss to Penn State Saturday.
Running backs Duane Bennett and DeLeon Eskridge will share the load for Minnesota the rest of the season. "By series they're in the game," coach Tim Brewster said. "If a guy really feels good and is doing a nice job, then he'll get the bulk of the carries probably from that point forward."
DeLeon Eskridge, freshman tailback for the Minnesota Golden Gophers, saw his lowest production in terms of rushing numbers today versus Northwestern since being named a starter in the third week of the season against Montana State.
DeLeon Eskridge continues to impress as a first-year starter at tailback for the Minnesota Golden Gophers, today taking 26 carries for 124 yards and a touchdown on the ground versus Illinois; this makes Eskridge's second game for 2008 in which the freshman has rushed for 100 yards or more in a contest.