1901 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1901 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Western Conference
1901 record 9–1–1 (3–1 Western)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (2nd season)
Captain Warren Knowlton
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →
1901 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan + 4 0 0     11 0 0
Wisconsin + 2 0 0     9 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     9 1 1
Illinois 4 2 0     8 2 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     8 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     6 3 0
Purdue 0 3 1     4 4 1
Chicago 0 4 1     8 6 2
Iowa 0 3 0     6 3 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1901 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1901 Western Conference football season. In their second year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 9–1–1 record (3–1 against Western Conference opponents), finished in third place in the conference, shut out 10 of their 11 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 183 to 18. The only loss came against Wisconsin, which was the only team to score against Minnesota.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 21 Minneapolis Central High* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN T 0–0    
September 21 Saint Paul Central High School* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 16–0    
September 28 Carleton* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 35–0    
October 5 Chicago College* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 27–0    
October 12 Nebraska* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN (Rivalry) W 19–0   10,000
October 26 Iowa Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN (Rivalry) W 16–0   10,000
November 4 Haskell* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 28–0    
November 9 North Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 10–0    
November 16 at Wisconsin Randall FieldMadison, WI (Rivalry) L 0–18   14,000
November 23 at Northwestern Sheppard Field • Evanston, IL W 16–0   2,000
November 28 at Illinois Illinois FieldChampaign, IL W 16–0    
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1901 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.