Win Probability 100%

BUFF
MINN
MINN 100%

BUFF

7

MINN

17

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • BUFF262
    • 408MINN
  • Turnovers

    • BUFF1
    • 1MINN
  • Possession

    BUFFMINN
    36:5923:01
  • 1st Downs

    • BUFF13
    • 21MINN

Game Information

TCF Bank Stadium
Coverage: BTN
  • Minneapolis, MN 55488
  • Line: MINN -22.0
  • Over/Under: 52
Attendance: 43,224
9/1/2017 Associated Press

Gophers grind out 17-7 win vs. Buffalo in Fleck's debut

Tyler Johnson had a 61-yard touchdown reception from Conor Rhoda in the first quarter to give Minnesota a spark in coach P.J. Fleck's first game, and the Gophers grinded out a 17-7 victory over Buffalo in the season opener on Thursday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Buffalo70007
Minnesota1400317
first QuarterBUFFMINN
TD
9:35
Tyler Johnson 61 Yd pass from Conor Rhoda (Emmit Carpenter Kick)
2 plays, 61 yards, 0:15
07
TD
4:37
Anthony Johnson 16 Yd pass from Tyree Jackson (Adam Mitcheson Kick)
3 plays, 68 yards, 0:57
77
TD
0:43
Shannon Brooks 1 Yd Run (Emmit Carpenter Kick)
10 plays, 64 yards, 3:54
714
fourth QuarterBUFFMINN
FG
2:05
Emmit Carpenter 43 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 53 yards, 5:17
717

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