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Minnesota Golden Gophers
AmericanFootball current event.svg 2019 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Minnesota Golden Gophers NCAA-Big 10-Minnesota Golden Gophers Helmet
First season 1882
Head coach {{{HeadCoachDisplay}}}
2nd year, 12–13 ()
Home stadium TCF Bank Stadium
Stadium capacity 50,805[1]
Stadium surface FieldTurf Revolution
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Conference Big 10
Division West
All-time history
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)
Conference titles 18
Rivalries Wisconsin (rivalry)
Iowa (rivalry)
Michigan (rivalry)
Penn State (rivalry)
Nebraska (rivalry)
Heisman winners 1
Consensus All-Americans 33
Current uniform
NCAA-Big 10-2018 Minnesota Golden Gophers Uniforms
Colors Maroon[2]
 and Gold[2]

             


Fight song Minnesota Rouser
Mascot Goldy Gopher
Marching band Minnesota Marching Band
Outfitter Nike
Website gophersports.com

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 affiliationsEdit

ChampionshipsEdit

National championshipsEdit

Minnesota has won nine national championships from NCAA-designated major selectors.[3][4]Template:Rp Minnesota claims seven (1904, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940, 1941, and 1960) of these championships.[5] The 1960 championship is a consensus national championship.[4]

Season Head Coach Selectors Record Bowl Result
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 championshipsEdit

Minnesota has won 18 conference championships, 11 shared and seven outright.

Season Head Coach Conference Overall Record Conference Record
1892 No coach Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the Northwest 5–0 3–0
1893 Wallace Winter Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the Northwest 6–0 3–0
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

† Co-champions


SeasonsEdit

2020sEdit

Season Coach Record
2021
2020

2010sEdit

Season Coach Record
2019 P.J. Fleck
2018 P.J. Fleck 7-6
2017 P.J. Fleck 5-7
2016 Tracy Claeys 9-4
2015 Jerry Kill; Tracy Claeys 6-7
2014 Jerry Kill 8-5
2013 Jerry Kill 8-5
2012 Jerry Kill 6-7
2011 Jerry Kill 3-9
2010 Tim Brewster; Jeff Horton 3-9

2000sEdit

Season Coach Record
2009 Tim Brewster 6-7
2008 Tim Brewster 7-6
2007 Tim Brewster 1-11
2006 Glen Mason 6-7
2005 Glen Mason 7-5
2004 Glen Mason
2003 Glen Mason
2002 Glen Mason
2001 Glen Mason
2000 Glen Mason

Notable AlumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. TCF Bank Stadium. CBSi Advanced Media (September 2, 2016). Retrieved on 2 September 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Our Brand: How to Convey It. University of Minnesota. Retrieved on December 28, 2016.
  3. 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. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 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. 
  5. Golden Gophers National Champions – University of Minnesota Athletics. University of Minnesota Athletics Department. Retrieved on December 11, 2018.

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