2010 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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2010 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
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Conference Big Ten Conference
2010 record 3–9 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Tim Brewster (1–6)
Jeff Horton (2–3)
Offensive coordinator Thomas Hammock/Jeff Horton
Defensive coordinator Kevin Cosgrove/Ronnie Lee
Captain Adam Weber
Captain Jon Hoese
Captain Kim Royston
Captain Brandon Kirksey
Home stadium TCF Bank Stadium
(Capacity: 50,805)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#7 Wisconsin §   7 1         11 2  
#5 Ohio State   0* 1         0* 1  
#14 Michigan State §   7 1         11 2  
Iowa   4 4         8 5  
Illinois   4 4         7 6  
Penn State   4 4         7 6  
Michigan   3 5         7 6  
Northwestern   3 5         7 6  
Purdue   2 6         4 8  
Minnesota   2 6         3 9  
Indiana   1 7         5 7  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
§ – Conference co-champions
  • *All wins for Ohio State (12–1, 7–1) in the 2010 season are vacated
    As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll[1][2]

The 2010 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 2010 college football season. The Golden Gophers are members of the Big Ten Conference and played their home games at TCF Bank Stadium. They were led by fourth-year head coach Tim Brewster until his firing on October 17, 2010, the result of 1–6 start. Co-offensive coordinator Jeff Horton was tapped as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.[3] The Golden Gophers finished the season 3–9, 2–6 in Big Ten play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 6:30 PM at Middle Tennessee* Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN ESPNU W 24–17   25,908[4]
September 11 11:00 AM South Dakota* TCF Bank StadiumMinneapolis, MN BTN L 38–41   49,554[5]
September 18 2:30 PM USC* TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN ESPN L 21–32   50,442[6]
September 25 7:30 PM Northern Illinois* TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN BTN L 23–34   49,368[7]
October 2 11:00 AM Northwesterndagger TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN ESPN L 28–29   49,228[8]
October 9 11:00 AM at #19 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI (Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe) BTN L 23–41   80,328[9]
October 16 11:00 AM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN2 L 17–28   47,319[10]
October 23 11:00 AM Penn State TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN (Battle for the Governor's Victory Bell) ESPNU L 21–33   48,479[11]
October 30 7:00 PM #10 Ohio State TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN ABC L 10–52   48,717[12]
November 6 11:00 AM at #15 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI BTN L 8–31   71,128[13]
November 13 11:00 AM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL BTN W 38–34   55,549[14]
November 27 2:30 PM #24 Iowa TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN (Battle for Floyd of Rosedale) BTN W 27–24   50,805[15]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Conference Standings - 2010". ESPN. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Rankings - Week 16". ESPN. December 7, 2010. Retrieved January 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Brewster Relieved of Head Coaching Duties". University of Minnesota Department of Athletics. October 17, 2010. Retrieved December 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Box Score". ESPN. September 2, 2010. Archived from the original on September 5, 2010. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  5. ^ "South Dakota Coyotes vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. September 11, 2010. Archived from the original on September 15, 2010. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  6. ^ "USC Trojans vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. September 18, 2010. Archived from the original on September 22, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. September 25, 2010. Archived from the original on September 29, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Northwestern Wildcats vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. October 2, 2010. Archived from the original on October 5, 2010. Retrieved October 4, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Wisconsin Badgers Box Score". ESPN. October 9, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Purdue Boilermakers Box Score". ESPN. October 16, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. October 23, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. October 30, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Michigan State Spartans Box Score". ESPN. November 6, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini Box Score". ESPN. November 13, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  15. ^ "Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Box Score". ESPN. November 27, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 

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