BTN.com staff, September 15, 2012
In the third quarter, Alex Carder fought back for Western Michigan. He threw for 66 yards and ran for seven yards and one touchdown, but the margin is still 11, as the Broncos trail 28-17. Western Michigan finished off a 71-yard drive when Carder turned a quarterback sneak into a one-yard touchdown run to make the score 21-17.
Minnesota opened up the lead, 28-17, after KJ Maye and Drew Goodger combined for a nine-yard touchdown to end a seven-play, 66-yard drive.
The Golden Gophers' A.J. Barker hauled in one catches for 18 yards in the quarter to put him over 100 yards receiving for the game. Barker has 101 yards on the day so far.
The Broncos' Dareyon Chance hit 100 yards rushing for the game in the quarter, part of his 112-yard rushing performance thus far.
Minnesota will start the fourth quarter with the ball on its own 46-yard line.
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