1911 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1911 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
National champion (Billingsley)
Western Conference champion
Conference Western Conference (NCAA)
1911 record 6-0-1 (3-0-1 Western)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (12th year)
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
« 1910 1912 »
1911 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota $ 3 0 1     6 0 1
Chicago 5 1 0     6 1 0
Wisconsin 2 1 1     5 1 1
Illinois 2 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 2 2 0     3 4 0
Purdue 1 3 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 1 4 0     3 4 0
Indiana 0 3 1     3 3 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1911 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1911 college football season. In their 12th year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 6-0-1 record (2-0-1 against Western Conference opponents), won the conference championship for the third consecutive year, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 102 to 15.[1] The team has been recognized retroactively as the national champion by the Billingsley Report.[2]

Center Clifford Morrell and halfback Reuben Rosenwald were named All-Big Ten first team.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
09/30/1911 Iowa State* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN W 5-0  
10/07/1911 South Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 5-0  
10/21/1911 Nebraska* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 21-3  
10/28/1911 Iowa Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 24-6  
11/04/1911 Chicago Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 30-0  
11/18/1911 at Wisconsin Camp RandallMadison, WI T 6-6  
11/25/1911 at Illinois Champaign, IL W 11-0  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1910-1914)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 180.