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Fast Forward 2017 Wk 1 Buffalo vs. Minnesota “Inside The Numbers”

Buffalo vs. Minnesota

 
Notes:
Since 2011, Buffalo is 0-9 against FBS major conferences (Pitt -twice, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio State, Baylor-twice, Penn State and Boston College) and has lost those games by a total score of 376-126 or 27.7 points per game.

 

 

 
Buffalo won two games in 2016 against FBS opponents (Army and Akron) with a combined overall record of 13-12 or .520%. The Bulls won those games by a total score of 64-40 or 12.0 points per game.

 

 
Buffalo lost 10 games in 2016 against 9 FBS opponents (Nevada, Boston College, Kent State, Ball State, Northern Illinois, Ohio, Miami (OH), Western Michigan and Bowling Green) with a combined overall record of 55-59 or .482%. The Bulls lost those games by a total score of 326-118 or 23.1 points per game. The Bulls also lost to Albany (FCS) by a score of 22-16.

 

 

 
Minnesota won 9 games in 2016 against 8 FBS opponents (Oregon State, Colorado State, Maryland, Rutgers, Illinois, Purdue, Northwestern and Washington State) with a combined overall record of 40-60 or .400%. The Golden Gophers won those games by a total score of 256-161 or 11.8 points per game. Minnesota also defeated Indiana State (FCS) by a score of 58-28.

 

 

 
Minnesota lost 4 games in 2016 against 4 FBS opponents (Penn State, Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin) with a combined overall record of 39-15 or .722%. The Golden Gophers won those games by a total score of 98-67 or 7.7 points per game.

 

 
Since 2009, Minnesota is 6-2 week one of the college football season and has won those games by a total score of 200-130 or 11.6 points per game (includes FCS opponents).

 

 
Since 2011, Minnesota is 5-0 against the MAC and has won those games by a total score of 115-91 or 4.8 points per game.

 

 

 
Minnesota has new head coach entering the 2017 season in former Western Michigan head coach-P.J Fleck. Fleck was 13-1 as the head coach of the Broncos in 2016. He led Western Michigan to a 13-0 regular season record and Cotton Bowl appearance against Wisconsin in which the team lost 24-16.

 

 

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Joseph Lisi is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America), the Maxwell Football Club and the National Football Foundation. He is the owner of the website: www.goforthe2.com and hosts a weekly college football radio show on SB Nation Radio and FNSTY Sports Radio from 10-12pm EST every Saturday morning. Listen live at: www.sbnationradio.com or www.fntsy.com/radio. Joseph is a former college football researcher for ABC Sports and has been featured on: SportsXRadio with Ken Thomson, ESPN Radio, Sirius XM Radio, FNTSY Sports Network, the Sid Rosenberg Show (640 AM Sports-South Florida), 1560 AM CBS Sports Melbourne, FL and multiple media outlets throughout the nation. Joe appears every Friday with Ken Thomson on SportsXRadio for the Football Fiasco in which every game on the college board is broken down during the show. Follow Joe on Twitter: @goforthe2

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