The Gopher football team started the P.J. Fleck era with a 17-7 home win against Buffalo last night.  The Gopher led 14-7 at halftime and managed just a field goal in the 4th quarter.

Connor Rhoda split time at quarterback with Demry Croft.  Rhoda threw for 176 yards and 1 touchdown with 1 interception while Croft threw for just 63 yards.  Tyler Johnson was the top receiver with 6 catches for 141 yards and a touchdown.  Rodney Smith ran for 76 yards on 23 carries and Shannon Brooks ran for 69 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown.

The 1-0 Gophers will play at Oregon State at 9pm September 9.  Hear the game on AM 1390.