1912 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1912 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Western Conference
1912 record 4–3 (2–2 Western)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (13th season)
Captain Paul Tobin
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →
1912 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin $ 5 0 0     7 0 0
Chicago 6 1 0     6 1 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 2 1
Minnesota 2 2 0     4 3 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     2 3 1
Illinois 1 3 1     3 3 1
Iowa 1 3 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 5 0     2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1912 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1912 college football season. In their 13th year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 4–3 record (2–2 against Western Conference opponents) and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 87 to 38.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 28 South Dakota* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN L 0–10   3,500
October 5 Iowa State* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 5–0   4,000
October 19 Nebraska* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN (Rivalry) W 13–0   10,000
October 26 Iowa Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN (Rivalry) W 56–7   6,000
November 2 Illinois Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 13–0   9,000
November 16 Wisconsin Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN (Rivalry) L 0–14   20,000
November 23 at Chicago Marshall FieldChicago, IL L 0–7   15,000
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1912 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.