2013 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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2013 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
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Texas Bowl vs. Syracuse, L 17–21
Conference Big Ten Conference
Legends Division
2013 record 8–5 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Jerry Kill (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Matt Limegrover (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys (3rd year)
Home stadium TCF Bank Stadium
(Capacity: 50,805)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Legends
#3 Michigan State x   8 0         13 1  
Iowa   5 3         8 5  
Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
Minnesota   4 4         8 5  
Michigan   3 5         7 6  
Northwestern   1 7         5 7  
Leaders
#12 Ohio State x   8 0         12 2  
#22 Wisconsin   6 2         9 4  
Penn State*   4 4         7 5  
Indiana   3 5         5 7  
Illinois   1 7         4 8  
Purdue   0 8         1 11  
Championship: Michigan State 34, Ohio State 24
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Penn State ineligible for conference championship game and post-season bowl games due to NCAA sanctions
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2013 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by third year head coach Jerry Kill and played their home games at TCF Bank Stadium. They were a member of the Legends Division of the Big Ten Conference.

Before the season[edit]

The Gophers had their first, full intrasquad scrimmage during the Spring Game under Kill's tenure; his previous two Spring Games had been limited in scope. The game attracted 8,400 fans, the largest attendance for a Gophers Spring Game since Lou Holtz coached the team in the mid-1980s.[1]

The 2013 Minnesota Spring Game had the highest attendance since the 1980s.


Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 6:00 PM UNLV* TCF Bank StadiumMinneapolis, MN BTN W 51–23   44,217
September 7 7:00 PM at New Mexico State* Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces, NM W 44–21   16,418
September 14 11:00 AM Western Illinois* TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN BTN W 29–12   42,127
September 21 11:00 AM San Jose State* TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN ESPN2 W 43–24   45,647
September 28 2:30 PM Iowadagger TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN (Battle for the Floyd of Rosedale) ABC/ESPN2 L 7–23   51,382
October 5 2:30 PM at #17 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (Battle for the Little Brown Jug) ABC/ESPN2 L 13–42   111,079
October 19 11:00 AM at Northwestern Ryan FieldEvanston, IL ESPN2 W 20–17   36,578
October 26 11:00 AM #21 Nebraska TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN ESPN W 34–23   49,995
November 2 2:30 PM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN BTN W 42–39   44,625
November 9 11:00 AM Penn State TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN (Battle for the Governor's Victory Bell) ESPN2 W 24–10   48,123
November 23 2:30 PM #17 Wisconsin #23 TCF Bank Stadium • Minneapolis, MN (Battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe) ESPN L 7–20   53,090
November 30 11:00 AM at #11 Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI BTN L 3–14   71,418
December 27 5:00 PM vs. Syracuse* Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Texas Bowl) ESPN L 17–21   32,327
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV RV RV RV RV RV RV NR 
Coaches' NR NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR RV RV 25 23 RV RV RV NR 
Harris Not released NR NR RV RV RV 25 NR RV RV Not released 
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR 25 NR NR NR Not released


Roster[edit]

The preliminary roster is based on the previous season's roster and eligibility, along with incoming recruits. All numbers are from www.gophersports.com.

2013 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Maye, K.J.K.J. Maye So
QB 3 Foreman, DexterDexter Foreman Redshirt.svg So
QB 5 Streveler, ChrisChris Streveler Fr
QB 6 Jones, DonovahnDonovahn Jones Fr
QB 7 Leidner, MitchMitch Leidner Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 8 Wilson, CameronCameron Wilson Redshirt.svg Jr
QB 9 Nelson, PhilipPhilip Nelson So
WR 11 Carter, EricEric Carter Fr
WR 12 McDonald, AndreAndre McDonald So
WR 14 Fruechte, IsaacIsaac Fruechte Jr
QB 15 Rhoda, ConorConor Rhoda Fr
WR 16 Harbison, JamelJamel Harbison Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 17 Hutton, LoganLogan Hutton Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 18 Engel, DerrickDerrick Engel Redshirt.svg Sr
QB 19 Conway, MichaelMichael Conway Fr
RB 20 Kirkwood, DonnellDonnell Kirkwood Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 21 Gillum, JamesJames Gillum Sr
WR 22 Borchardt, JeffJeff Borchardt Fr
WR 23 Sardinha, E.J.E.J. Sardinha Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 24 Marmer, AaronAaron Marmer Redshirt.svg So
RB 25 Wright, DevonDevon Wright Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 26 Smith, BrianBrian Smith Fr
RB 27 Cobb, DavidDavid Cobb So
FB 30 Henry, MikeMike Henry Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 31 Banham, ColeCole Banham Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 32 Edwards, BerkleyBerkley Edwards Fr
RB 35 Williams, RodrickRodrick Williams So
TE 39 Wozniak, NateNate Wozniak Fr
RB 42 Harper, JoJuanJoJuan Harper Redshirt.svg So
FB 43 Hartmann, TylerTyler Hartmann Redshirt.svg Fr
TE 44 Mezzenga, GabeGabe Mezzenga Redshirt.svg Jr
TE 45 Hart, NickNick Hart Fr
TE 47 Bisch, AlexAlex Bisch Redshirt.svg Jr
OG 52 Epping, ZacZac Epping Redshirt.svg Jr
OG 53 Olson, TommyTommy Olson Jr
OT 58 Olson, EdEd Olson Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 60 Leidner, MattMatt Leidner Fr
OC 62 Mottla, ZachZach Mottla Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 63 Christenson, JonJon Christenson Redshirt.svg So
OG 64 Bak, CalebCaleb Bak Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 65 Campion, JoshJosh Campion Redshirt.svg So
OL 66 McAvoy, LukeLuke McAvoy Redshirt.svg So
OC 67 Bobek, BrianBrian Bobek Jr
OL 68 Hayes, IssacIssac Hayes Redshirt.svg Fr
OL 70 Fahning, ChadChad Fahning Fr
OL 71 McAvoy, KyleKyle McAvoy Redshirt.svg So
OL 73 Bjorklund, JoeJoe Bjorklund Redshirt.svg So
OL 74 Lenkiewicz, MarekMarek Lenkiewicz Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 75 Heifort, ErnieErnie Heifort Redshirt.svg So
OL 76 Mayes, AlexAlex Mayes Fr
OL 77 Bush, FosterFoster Bush Redshirt.svg So
OT 78 Lauer, BenBen Lauer Redshirt.svg Fr
OT 79 Pirsig, JonahJonah Pirsig Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 80 Crawford-Tufts, DevinDevin Crawford-Tufts Jr
TE 81 Anyanwu, DukeDuke Anyanwu Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 82 Wolitarsky, DrewDrew Wolitarsky Fr
TE 83 Goodger, DrewDrew Goodger Jr
WR 84 Keise, VictorVictor Keise Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 85 Plsek, LincolnLincoln Plsek So
TE 86 Alipate, MosesMoses Alipate Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 87 Ngekia, SahrSahr Ngekia Redshirt.svg Sr
TE 88 Williams, MaxxMaxx Williams Redshirt.svg Fr
WR 89 Holcomb, BenBen Holcomb Redshirt.svg Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 1 Beal, BrendanBrendan Beal Redshirt.svg Sr
DB 2 Thompson, CedricCedric Thompson Jr
DB 3 Shabazz, MartezMartez Shabazz Sr
LB 5 Wilson, DamienDamien Wilson Jr
DB 6 Levine, GraysonGrayson Levine Jr
DB 7 Travis, DamariusDamarius Travis So
DB 8 McGhee, DaletaviousDaletavious McGhee Fr
LB 9 Manuel, JamesJames Manuel Sr
DB 11 Johnson, AntonioAntonio Johnson So
DB 13 Wells, DerrickDerrick Wells Jr
DB 15 Jones, MarcusMarcus Jones Jr
DB 16 Montgomery, StevenSteven Montgomery Redshirt.svg So
LB 18 Westerhaus, PeterPeter Westerhaus Redshirt.svg So
DB 19 Dicke, CedricCedric Dicke Redshirt.svg Fr
DB 21 Vereen, BrockBrock Vereen Sr
DB 22 Baltazar, JeremyJeremy Baltazar Sr
LB 26 Campbell, De'VondreDe'Vondre Campbell Redshirt.svg So
DB 28 Myrick, JalenJalen Myrick Fr
DB 29 Boddy, BrieanBriean Boddy Jr
LB 30 Wipson, ChrisChris Wipson Fr
DB 31 Murray, EricEric Murray So
DB 33 McKelvey, JohnJohn McKelvey Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 34 Matilus, JephteJephte Matilus Redshirt.svg So
LB 35 Schultz, DominicDominic Schultz Redshirt.svg So
DB 36 Johnson, CavonteCavonte Johnson Redshirt.svg Fr
DB 37 Roundtree, AaronAaron Roundtree So
LB 38 Laster, De'NiroDe'Niro Laster Fr
DB 40 Starks, AlexanderAlexander Starks Fr
DB 45 Ayinde, AdekunleAdekunle Ayinde Fr
DT 46 Botticelli, CameronCameron Botticelli Redshirt.svg Jr
DE 49 Salzwedel, OwenOwen Salzwedel Fr
LB 50 Lynn, JackJack Lynn Redshirt.svg Fr
DT 52 Timms, YoshoubYoshoub Timms Redshirt.svg Fr
DE 55 Cockran, ThierenThieren Cockran Redshirt.svg So
LB 56 Rallis, NickNick Rallis Redshirt.svg Fr
LB 57 Hill, AaronAaron Hill Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 59 Dixon, RayRay Dixon Fr
DL 69 Ndondo-Lane, RobertRobert Ndondo-Lane Jr
DT 90 Peppers, DemarisDemaris Peppers Fr
DE 91 Keith, AlexAlex Keith So
DT 92 Johnson, RolandRoland Johnson Sr
DE 93 Perry, BenBen Perry Redshirt.svg Jr
DT 94 Legania, HaroldHarold Legania Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 95 Ekpe, HendrickHendrick Ekpe Fr
DT 96 Hinojosa, JordanJordan Hinojosa So
DT 97 Ekpe, ScottScott Ekpe So
DE 98 Amaefula, MichaelMichael Amaefula Jr
DT 99 Hageman, Ra'ShedeRa'Shede Hageman Redshirt.svg Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 24 Fodness, KyleKyle Fodness Redshirt.svg Fr
K 28 Santoso, RyanRyan Santoso Fr
K 33 Harte, AndrewAndrew Harte Fr
K 36 Hawthorne, ChrisChris Hawthorne Sr
P 37 Mortell, PeterPeter Mortell Redshirt.svg So
LS 40 Hartman, JaredJared Hartman Redshirt.svg So
P 41 Oreske, DanDan Oreske Redshirt.svg Sr
K 42 Juenemann, JustinJustin Juenemann Fr
LS 48 Filkins, JakeJake Filkins Sr
P 94 Eldred, ChristianChristian Eldred Jr
LS 96 Ramlet, DaveDave Ramlet Redshirt.svg Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Matt Limegrover (Offensive coordinator)
  • Tracy Claeys (Defensive coordinator)
  • Bill Miller (Assistant Head Coach / Linebackers)
  • Brian Anderson (Running Backs)
  • Jeff Phelps (Defensive Line)
  • Pat Poore (Wide Receivers)
  • Rob Reeves (H-Backs / Tight Ends)
  • Jay Sawvel (Defensive Backs / Special Teams)
  • Jim Zebrowski (Quarterbacks)

[2]


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: November 19, 2012

Game notes[edit]

UNLV[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 6 7 3 7 23
Golden Gophers 3 13 14 21 51


New Mexico State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 3 24 3 14 44
Aggies 0 7 7 7 21


Western Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Leathernecks 6 0 6 0 12
Golden Gophers 0 7 8 14 29


San Jose State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 0 17 0 7 24
Golden Gophers 7 13 9 14 43


Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hawkeyes 3 14 3 3 23
Golden Gophers 0 0 7 0 7


Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 7 0 3 3 13
#17 Wolverines 7 7 14 14 42


Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 0 7 7 6 20
Wildcats 7 0 0 10 17


Nebraska[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#21 Cornhuskers 10 3 7 3 23
Golden Gophers 7 10 10 7 34


Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 7 21 7 7 42
Hoosiers 10 3 7 19 39


Penn State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Nittany Lions 7 3 0 0 10
Golden Gophers 10 14 0 0 24


Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Badgers 3 10 7 0 20
#23 Golden Gophers 0 7 0 0 7


Michigan State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 0 3 0 0 3
#11 Spartans 7 0 7 0 14


Syracuse (Texas Bowl)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Orange 0 7 7 7 21
Golden Gophers 0 3 0 14 17


References[edit]

  1. ^ Hartman, Sid (April 29, 2013). "Hartman: Solid Pitching Helps Twins Make Strides". Star Tribune (Minneapolis). Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ "2012 Minnesota Football Roster". University of Minnesota Athletic Department. Retrieved November 19, 2012. 

External links[edit]

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