1908 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1908 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1908 record 3-2-1 (0-2-0 Big Ten)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (9th year)
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
« 1907 1909 »
1908 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 5 0 0     5 0 1
Illinois 4 1 0     5 1 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     5 1 0
Indiana 1 3 0     2 4 0
Purdue 1 3 0     4 3 0
Iowa 0 1 0     2 5 0
Minnesota 0 2 0     3 2 1
Northwestern 0 2 0     2 2 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1908 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1908 college football season. In their ninth year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 3-2-1 record (0-2 against Western Conference opponents) and were outscored by all their opponents by a combined total of 50 to 32.[1] The 1908 season was the first season in which the Minnesota football team was outscored by its season opponents.[2]

Center Orren Safford was named All-Big Ten first team.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
10/03/1908 Lawrence* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN W 6-0  
10/10/1908 Iowa State* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 15-10  
10/17/1908 Nebraska* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN T 0-0  
10/31/1908 at Chicago Marshall FieldChicago, IL L 0-29  
11/07/1908 Wisconsin Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN L 0-5  
11/21/1908 Carlisle* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 11-6  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ General Alumni. History. p. 110. 
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 180.