Michigan football's first touchdown of season was a whopper from Zach Charbonnet

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Michigan football responded to a terrible start with one big play Saturday night in its opener at Minnesota.

On the first play of the second possession for the Wolverines, running back Zach Charbonnet sprinted up the middle untouched 70 yards for Michigan's first score of the season.

The Golden Gophers seemed to be confused before the play, as fullback Ben Mason lined out wide, then motioned back in to block before the snap. Minnesota's defense had nobody in the middle of the field and all Charbonnet had to do was avoid pulling a Daniel Jones.

The play followed a rough start for Michigan, which had its punt blocked, setting up Minnesota's touchdown just two minutes into the game.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan football's 1st TD was a whopper from Zach Charbonnet