The Gophers dropped 23-19 at Kinnick Stadium and are now 9-1.
The Gophers have never scored fewer than 28 points this season.
The Gophers have never had a winner or finalist for the national quarterback award, dating back to 1981.
The Gophers are coming off a historic 31-26 victory against formerly top-five ranked Penn State this past Saturday.
It is the Gophers' highest ranking since 1962, when they peaked at No. 5. That season was in the midst of the Gophers' glory years under coach Murray Warmath.
The kickoff time wasn't set until after Minnesota upset Penn State. The game will be televised on Ch. 9.
The No. 4 Nittany Lions and No. 17 Gophers play Saturday to determine which undefeated team will remain perfect.
TCF Bank Stadium will be at its 50,805 capacity.
Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette gives five thoughts on the Nittany Lions.
The 8-0 Gophers face No. 5 Penn State on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Nittany Lions came in at No. 4 in the CFP rankings.
The Gophers haven't sold out a game at TCF Bank Stadium since Wisconsin came to town in 2015. There have been 26 home games since that 31-21 loss.
The undefeated teams will match up on Nov. 9 ahead of another battle of teams with perfect records: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 2 Alabama at 2:30 p.m.
The Gophers will face No. 5 Penn State on Nov. 9.
The Gophers have a chance to go 8-0 against Maryland on Saturday.
He is the 24th member of the Gophers 2020 class.
P.J. Fleck has the Gophers at 7-0, 4-0 in the Big Ten conference, in his third season.
The four-time survivor played in his first college game this past Saturday at Rutgers.
Casey O'Brien is a four-time cancer survivor, first diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, as a freshman quarterback at Cretin-Derham Hall.
The Gophers wore special shirts during warm-ups.
The Gophers are 3-0 in the Big Ten with their first national ranking in the Associated Press Top 25 poll since 2014. Rutgers, meanwhile, is 1-5 and winless in the conference.