1916 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1916 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1916 record 6-1 (3-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Henry L. Williams (17th year)
Home stadium Northrop Field
Seasons
« 1915 1917 »
1916 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State $ 4 0 0     7 0 0
Northwestern 4 1 0     6 1 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 3 3 0     3 4 0
Illinois 2 2 1     3 3 1
Wisconsin 1 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 3 1     2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 1     2 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1916 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1916 college football season. In their 17th year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 6-1 record (3-1 against Western Conference opponents) and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 348 to 28.[1]

End Bert Baston and quarterback Shorty Long were named All-Americans by the Associated Press.[2] Baston was also named an All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.[2] Baston, guard Conrad Eklund tackle Frank Mayer and fullback Arnold "Pudge" Wyman were named All-Big Ten first team.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
10/07/1916 South Dakota State* Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN W 41-7  
10/14/1916 North Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 47-7  
10/21/1916 South Dakota* Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 81-0  
10/28/1916 Iowa Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 67-0  
11/04/1916 Illinois Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN L 9-14  
11/18/1916 Wisconsin Northrop Field • Minneapolis, MN W 54-0  
11/25/1916 at Chicago Marshall FieldChicago, IL W 49-0  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse (David DeLassus). Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 179. 
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 180.