1902 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1902 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1902 record 9-2-1 (3-1-0 Big Ten)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (3rd year)
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
« 1901 1903 »
1902 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan $ 5 0 0     11 0 0
Chicago 5 1 0     11 1 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     9 2 1
Illinois 4 2 0     10 2 1
Purdue 2 2 0     7 2 1
Wisconsin 1 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 0 3 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 0 4 0     6 6 0
Indiana 0 4 0     3 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1902 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1902 college football season. In their third year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 9-2-1 record (3-1-0 against Western Conference opponents), finished in third place in the conference, shut out 9 of their 12 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 335 to 34.[1] The Gophers' 102 points against Grinnell College on November 1, 1902, was the largest point total to that date in the program's history and the first time a Minnesota team scored 100 or more points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
09/22/1902 St. Paul Central High* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN T 0-0  
09/22/1902 Minneapolis Central High* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 28-0  
09/27/1902 Carleton* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 33-0  
10/04/1902 Iowa State* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 16-0  
10/07/1902 Hamline* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 59-0  
10/11/1902 Beloit* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 29-0  
10/18/1902 Nebraska* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN L 0-6  
10/25/1902 at Iowa Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA W 34-0  
11/01/1902 Grinnell* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 102-0  
11/08/1902 Illinois Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 17-5  
11/15/1902 Wisconsin Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 11-0  
11/27/1902 at Michigan Ann Arbor, MI L 6-23  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015.