1913 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1913 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Western Conference
1913 record 5–2 (2–1 Western)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (14th season)
Captain Donald R. Aldworth
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
← 1912
1914 →
1913 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 7 0 0     7 0 0
Iowa 2 1 0     5 2 0
Minnesota 2 1 0     5 2 0
Purdue 2 1 2     4 1 2
Illinois 2 2 1     4 2 1
Wisconsin 1 2 1     3 3 1
Ohio State 1 2 0     4 2 1
Indiana 2 4 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 0 6 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1913 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1913 college football season. In their 14th year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 5–2 record (2–1 against Western Conference opponents), finished in second place in the conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 116 to 32.[1]

Fullback Clark Shaughnessy and end Lorin Solon were named All-Americans by the Associated Press.[2] Shaughnessy and Solon were also named All-Big Ten.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 27 South Dakota* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN W 14–0   7,000
October 4 Iowa State* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 25–0   3,000
October 18 at Nebraska* Nebraska FieldLincoln, NE (Rivalry) L 0–7   9,000
October 25 North Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 30–0   2,500
November 1 at Wisconsin Randall FieldMadison, WI (Rivalry) W 21–3   11,000
November 15 Chicago Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN L 7–13   21,000
November 22 at Illinois Illinois FieldChampaign, IL W 19–9   3,500
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1913 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 179. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 180. [permanent dead link]