1914 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1914 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Western Conference
1914 record 6–1 (3–1 Western)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (15th season)
Captain Boles Rosenthal
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →
1914 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 6 0 0     7 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 4 2 1     4 2 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 2 1
Ohio State 2 2 0     5 2 0
Purdue 2 2 0     5 2 0
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 1 4 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 0 6 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1914 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1914 college football season. In their 15th year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 6–1 record (3–1 against Western Conference opponents), finished in second place in the conference, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 123 to 44.[1] The team's only loss came to conference and national champion Illinois.[2][3]

Lorin Solon was named an All-American by the Associated Press.[4] Solon was also named All-Big Ten first team.[5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3 North Dakota* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN W 28–6   2,000
October 10 Iowa State* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 26–0   3,000
October 17 South Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 29–7   3,000
October 24 at Iowa Iowa FieldIowa City, IA (Rivalry) W 7–0   9,000
October 31 Illinois Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN L 6–21   10,000
November 14 Wisconsindagger Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN (Rivalry) W 14–3   17,000
November 21 at Chicago Marshall FieldChicago, IL W 13–7   13,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1914 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. 196.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Richard, Campbell; et al. (2007). "Official 2007 NCAA Division I Football Records Book" (PDF). p. 543. Archived from the original (– Scholar search) on February 16, 2008.
  4. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 179.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 180.[permanent dead link]