Minnesota and Michigan usually play for the Little Brown Jug trophy that is why it is consider as one of the Big Ten rivalries. The problem is that the Gophers have only won three times in the last 40 games, reported the StarTribune.
Oct. 1, 2011 was an embarrassing day for the Gophers football team when they lost 58-0 to University of Michigan, reported the Minnesota Daily.
"Everybody who went to Michigan last year knows how we felt coming back," reported Minnesota safety Brock Vereen to the Minnesota Daily.
This Saturday is supposed to be an important game for both teams. On one side The Wolverines say they want "the jug". But on the other side if by winning this game the Gophers can become eligible for a bowl game, reported the StarTibune.