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Falcons nip Golden Gophers

Falcons nip Golden Gophers

The Bowling Green Falcons raced out to a 21-0 halftime lead in Week 1, and had to fend off a late comeback from Minnesota to edge the Golden Gophers 32-31 at the Metrodome.

The Falcons were 13.5-point road underdogs, and the 63 points scored were OVER the posted total of 53.

Tyler Sheehan was 34-for-51 for 388 yards and three touchdowns, and Eric Ransom had 96 receiving yards and a score for the Falcons.

Adam Weber went 15-for-31 for 188 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions while also running for 73 yards. Amir Pinnix rushed 28 times for 167 yards and two majors for the Golden Golphers.