Minnesota moved up to No. 13 in the latest AP Top 25 poll released today after its 52-10 home win against Maryland on Saturday. The Gophers are also ranked No. 13 in the Coaches Poll, which was also released today.
Minnesota's No. 13 ranking in the AP Poll is the highest it has been since it was No. 12 on Dec. 5, 1999 (Gophers also reached No. 13 on Oct. 3, 2004).
Dating back to last season, Minnesota has won 10 straight games, which is the fourth longest winning streak in the nation. Clemson has the longest winning streak at 23 games and is followed by Ohio State (14) and Appalachian State (13). Minnesota follows at 10 wins.
The Gophers are one of nine undefeated teams in college football are 8-0 for the first time since 1941. Minnesota is 5-0 in the Big Ten for the first time since 1961 and is 12-2 in its last 14 games.