1900 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1900 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Big Ten Co-Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1900 record 10-0-2 (3-0-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (1st year)
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
« 1899 1901 »
1900 Big 9 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 college 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 9 of their 12 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
09/15/1900 Minneapolis Central High* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN T 0-0  
09/22/1900 St. Paul Central High* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 26-0  
09/26/1900 Macalester* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 66-0  
09/29/1900 Carleton* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 44-0  
10/06/1900 Iowa State* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 27-0  
10/13/1900 Chicago Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN T 6-6  
10/20/1900 Grinnell* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 26-0  
10/27/1900 North Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 34-0  
11/03/1900 Wisconsin Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 6-5  
11/10/1900 Illinois Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 23-0  
11/12/1900 Northwestern Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 21-0  
11/29/1900 at Nebraska* Lincoln, NE 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.