Morgan sees opportunity

The redshirt junior started for the first time at 133 pounds Sunday afternoon.

Transfer student Ben Morgan was ineligible the first half of the season but made his presence known in his Minnesota debut Sunday.

The redshirt junior earned six points on a fall against Purdue in his first dual since transferring from Nebraska last year, and the fall proved to be the difference in a 23-18 Gophers victory.

“I think it was the spark that we needed to get things going,” head coach J Robinson said. “I think it’s a great example of [how] a lot of times guys are in the room, and they don’t get to show us what they got. … [Morgan] stepped up.” Continue reading at

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