Duane Bennett, a 5-foot-9, 195-pound freshman running back, was named GoldenSports.net/Outback Steakhouse's Gopher Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season and second consecutive week for his efforts in their 34-10 loss to Michigan. His strong play has been important for the Gophers with Amir Pinnix slowed by turf toe and Jay Thomas out for the year with a knee injury.
was named GoldenSports.net/Outback Steakhouse's Gopher Offensive Player of the Week after gaining 106 yards on 20 carries, his first 100-yard rushing game, and caught three passes for nine yards.
Bennett has has rushed 65 times this season for 321 yards (4.9 yards per carry).
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