The University of Minnesota Gophers upset number-12 rated Auburn with a 31-24 win this afternoon at the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida. It’s the first time the Gophers have won a New Year’s Day game since the Rose Bowl in 1962. Wide receiver Tyler Johnson becomes the Gopher’s all-time leading receiver and scorer. He scored a touchdown late in the second quarter. Today’s victory puts the Gophers at 11 wins on their season for the first time since 1904.