Which endzone has had more touchdowns at TCF?

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I haven't located any site that tells which endzone has touchdown scores in TCF Bank Stadium.
I'm primarily interested in our Gopher touchdowns.
I have no way of backing this up, but I'd guess the student section sees more touchdowns than the big scoreboard side. Agree?
 

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For some reason I think that too... but also I've no idea why I think that.
 

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I would guess the student end zone is a little more difficult for the opposing team. It would take some digging - do box scores show which end zone they were going towards?
 

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I would bet money on the student section having more.
 

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I just looked at the box scores, and it appears it didn't indicate which direction they were going. I suppose it wouldn't take too long to watch the scoring highlights of all the home games since 2009.
 

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As a season ticket holder in the open end zone for the last couple of years, I feel like this is true for some reason.
 

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I sit in the SE corner and we have had some memorable TD's in that corner. Decker's tip toe TD from Weber, just as he was being blasted by a Cal Dback, Bateman flying by after his long jaunt from midfield against Penn State, MarQueis Gray's fourth-down sprint for the pylon to beat Iowa, etc. etc. Not sure it feels like "more" TD's have been scored on the closed end of the stadium though.
 

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At the Outback Bowl it seemed like 99% of the action was the opposite end from us...
 

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I sit on the scoreboard side. Feels like throughout the tenure of the Bank that TDs have been pretty equal. If you want to see more FGs/PATs made then I suggest sitting on the student side, scoreboard side seems to have fewer attempts and a few more misses.
 

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I sit nearer the east (student) end zone. If I HAD to bet the mortgage, it would be the east end zone.
 

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I haven't located any site that tells which endzone has touchdown scores in TCF Bank Stadium.
I'm primarily interested in our Gopher touchdowns.
I have no way of backing this up, but I'd guess the student section sees more touchdowns than the big scoreboard side. Agree?
Slow news day, huh?
 

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It seems to me that a whole lot of Tylers TDs were in the west endzone. I sit midfield so i dont care.
 

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The first 4-5 years I was convinced it was the open end, but I think the last few years maybe slightly more closed end (where I sit). It feels like so many big plays and TD's happened in the open end of the stadium those first several years.

I don't remember if it was the 3rd or 4th year, I remember telling my buddy my theory and he mocked me so I kept track and the next few games it was decidedly open end. Then there was a game that virtually everything was our end, I said "about time!" and quit keeping track of it.

It's probably one of those where several less memorable TD's were our end, so it seemed worse than it was.
 

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I spend nearly all of 1st QTR in the open having a couple beers. I do this with hopes of seeing us score since we typically start going that way. Seems that last year I did not see too many touchdowns.
 

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I spend nearly all of 1st QTR in the open having a couple beers. I do this with hopes of seeing us score since we typically start going that way. Seems that last year I did not see too many touchdowns.
The Gopher's starting the season hot is pretty rare.

It feels more frequent under PJ than Kill... but still not super common either.

We're a slow to warm team usually ;)
 

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No need to wonder any longer, I did the math.

That’s awesome. Did you by any chance break it down by touchdowns and field goals? I could see field goals being tougher on the open end due to wind. But I don’t understand why touchdowns would be significantly different.
 

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That’s awesome. Did you by any chance break it down by touchdowns and field goals? I could see field goals being tougher on the open end due to wind. But I don’t understand why touchdowns would be significantly different.
I can take a look at that later today. It is possible with the data I have.
 

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No need to wonder any longer, I did the math.

That's awesome! Thanks for doing that! I would have thought one would be higher for the Gophers and the other would have been higher for the visitors. So weird. Wonder why that is, or if it's just a coincidence?
 

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That's awesome! Thanks for doing that! I would have thought one would be higher for the Gophers and the other would have been higher for the visitors. So weird. Wonder why that is, or if it's just a coincidence?
Well when a coin flip plays a part... yeah it will be a little less predictable.
 
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