Youth has its day, AGAIN

Quarterbacks who have started as freshmen in a Gophers season opener:

QB                   year result      Stats

Tim Salem, 1980 W, Ohio 38-14 13 of 16, 162 yards, 1 TD

Asad Abdul-Khaliq, 2000 W, La.-Monroe 47-10 12 of 18, 161 yards, 3 TDs

Adam Weber, 2007 L, Bowling Green 32-31, OT 15 of 31, 188 yards, 2 TDs

Zack Annexstad, 2018 W, New Mexico State 48-10 16 of 33, 220 yards, 2 TDs

Note: Abdul-Khaliq and Weber were redshirts