1900 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1900 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Western Conference co-champion
Conference Western Conference
1900 record 10–0–2 (3–0–1 Western)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (1st season)
Captain L. A. "Bert" Page Jr.
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
← 1899
1901 →
1900 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota + 3 0 1     10 0 2
Iowa + 2 0 1     7 0 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     8 1 0
Michigan 3 2 0     7 2 1
Northwestern 2 1 2     7 2 3
Chicago 2 3 1     9 5 1
Indiana 1 2 1     4 2 2
Illinois 1 3 2     7 3 2
Purdue 0 4 0     4 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1900 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1900 Western Conference football season. In their first year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 10–0–2 record (3–0–1 against Western Conference opponents), finished in a tie for first place in the conference, shut out nine of their twleve opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 299 to 23.[1] The hiring of Dr. Henry L. Williams for the 1900 season marked the first time the program was led by a full-time, salaried coach.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 15 Minneapolis Central High* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN T 0–0  
September 22 St. Paul Central High* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 26–0  
September 26 Macalester* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 66–0  
September 29 Carleton* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 44–0  
October 6 Iowa State* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 27–0  
October 13 Chicago Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN T 6–6  
October 20 Grinnell* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 26–0  
October 27 North Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 34–0  
November 3 Wisconsin Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN (Rivalry) W 6–5  
November 10 Illinois Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 23–0  
November 12 Northwestern Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 21–0  
November 29 at Nebraska* Antelope Field • Lincoln, NE (Rivalry) W 20–12  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Men's Intercollegiate Athletic Department of the University of Minnesota (1981). Ralph Turtinen, ed. 100 Years of Golden Gopher Football. John Roberts. p. 15.