|Minnesota Golden Gophers|
|2019 Minnesota Golden Gophers|
|2nd year, 12–13 ()|
|Home stadium||TCF Bank Stadium|
|Stadium surface||FieldTurf Revolution|
|Location||Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.|
|Template:Minnesota Golden Gophers history|
|All-time record||679–513–42 ()|
|Postseason bowl record||8–12 ()|
|Claimed national titles||7 (1904, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1941, 1960)|
Penn State (rivalry)
|Fight song||Minnesota Rouser|
|Marching band||Minnesota Marching Band|
The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represents the University of Minnesota Twin Cities located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Golden Gophers are a member of the NCAA FBS Big Ten Conference.
Minnesota plays their home games at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, which opened in 2009. Previously, the Golden Gophers played their home games at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, which also served as the home field of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings and the Minnesota Twins major league baseball team.
The Golden Gophers are currently coached by P.J. Fleck.
Conference affiliations[edit | edit source]
- Independent (1882–1895)
- Big Ten Conference (1896–present)
- Western Conference (1896–1952)
- Big Ten Conference (1953–present)
Championships[edit | edit source]
National championships[edit | edit source]
Minnesota has won nine national championships from NCAA-designated major selectors.Template:Rp Minnesota claims seven (1904, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1941, and 1960) of these championships. The 1960 championship is a consensus national championship.
|1904||Henry L. Williams||Billingsley||13–0|
|1911||Henry L. Williams||Billingsley||6–0–1|
|1915||Henry L. Williams||Billingsley||6–0–1|
|1934||Bernie Bierman||Billingsley, Boand, Dickinson, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)||8–0|
|1935||Bernie Bierman||Billingsley, Boand, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling||8–0|
|1936||Bernie Bierman||AP, Billingsley, Dickinson, Dunkel, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling||7–1|
|1940||Bernie Bierman||AP, Berryman, Boand, DeVold, Dickinson, Football Research, Houlgate, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)||8–0|
|1941||Bernie Bierman||AP, Billingsley, Boand, DeVold, Dunkel, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)||8–0|
|1960||Murray Warmath||AP, FB News, NFF, UPI||8–2||Rose||L 7–17|
Claimed national championships
Conference championships[edit | edit source]
Minnesota has won 18 conference championships, 11 shared and seven outright.
|1892||No coach||Intercollegiate Athletic Association
of the Northwest
|1893||Wallace Winter||Intercollegiate Athletic Association
of the Northwest
|1900†||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||10–0–2||3–0–1|
|1903†||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||14–0–1||3–0–1|
|1904†||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||13–0||3–0|
|1906†||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||4–1||2–0|
|1909||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||6–1||3–0|
|1910†||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||6–1||2–0|
|1911||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||6–0–1||3–0–1|
|1915†||Henry L. Williams||Western Conference||6–0–1||3–0–1|
|1927†||Clarence Spears||Big Ten Conference||6–0–2||3–0–1|
|1933†||Bernie Bierman||Big Ten Conference||4–0–4||2–0–4|
|1934||Bernie Bierman||Big Ten Conference||8–0||5–0|
|1935†||Bernie Bierman||Big Ten Conference||8–0||5–0|
|1937||Bernie Bierman||Big Ten Conference||6–2||5–0|
|1938||Bernie Bierman||Big Ten Conference||6–2||4–1|
|1940||Bernie Bierman||Big Ten Conference||8–0||6–0|
|1941||Bernie Bierman||Big Ten Conference||8–0||5–0|
|1960†||Murray Warmath||Big Ten Conference||8–2||6–1|
|1967†||Murray Warmath||Big Ten Conference||8–2||6–1|
Seasons[edit | edit source]
2020s[edit | edit source]
2010s[edit | edit source]
|2015||Jerry Kill; Tracy Claeys||6-7|
|2010||Tim Brewster; Jeff Horton||3-9|
2000s[edit | edit source]
Notable Alumni[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- TCF Bank Stadium. CBSi Advanced Media (September 2, 2016). Retrieved on 2 September 2016.
- Our Brand: How to Convey It. University of Minnesota. Retrieved on December 28, 2016.
- Christopher J. Walsh (2007). Who's #1?: 100-Plus Years of Controversial National Champions in College Football. Taylor Trade Pub.. pp. 79–81. Template:Citation/identifier. https://books.google.com/books?id=580XAQAAMAAJ.
- 2018 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2018. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2018/FBS.pdf. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
- Golden Gophers National Champions – University of Minnesota Athletics. University of Minnesota Athletics Department. Retrieved on December 11, 2018.