The St. Cloud State football team won their season opener 41-26 last night in Marshall against Southwest Minnesota State. The Huskies trailed 26-17 at halftime but outscored the Mustangs 24-0 in the 2nd half.
The Gopher Football team improved to 7-2 with a 44-31 win over Purdue at TCF Bank Stadium this afternoon. Minnesota trailed 28-23 at halftime but surged in front with a Rodney Smith 7-yard touchdown run in the 3rd quarter.