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The main reason their three victories have been by narrow margins so far this season has been self-inflicted errors, such as turnovers and penalties.
Georgia Southern took a fourth-quarter lead at TCF Bank Stadium before the Gophers answered to win in the final seconds thanks to Tyler Johnson's third touchdown of the game.
The Gophers have touted their running back depth all season, and they needed all of it Saturday.
Tai'yon Devers has been quiet on the field since a big freshman impact in 2016.
The Gophers aren't the only football team that has shown flaws so far in the nonconference slate, but least they have the luxury of a still-unmarred record. Nebraska and Tennessee are among the teams not so fortunate.
Gophers defensive back Antoine Winfield Jr. started studying his father's cornerback game film at a young age, which helped cultivate an ability to make instinctual plays.
Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck acknowledged there were numerous errors the team needs to 'clean up.'
Shannon Brooks successfully stared down four Fresno State players all alone in his season debut on Saturday night. Why did coach P.J. Fleck send him on a solo mission?
A nimble fourth-down catch by Chris Autman-Bell gave the Gophers life on the road to set up overtime, and a game-sealing interception by Antoine Winfield Jr. pushed Minnesota to 2-0 on the season.
Defensive end Carter Coughlin on Saturday participated in all the warmups. But fellow senior Tai'yon Devers took the first rep at the rush end position with the first team before Coughlin cycled into the unit.