1916 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team
|1916 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|1916 record||6–1 (3–1 Western)|
|Head coach||Henry L. Williams (17th year)|
|Home stadium||Northrop Field|
|1916 Western Conference football standings|
|Ohio State $||4||–||0||–||0||7||–||0||–||0|
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.
End Bert Baston and quarterback Shorty Long were named All-Americans by the Associated Press. Baston was also named an All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. Baston, guard Conrad Eklund tackle Frank Mayer and fullback Arnold "Pudge" Wyman were named All-Big Ten first team.
|10/07/1916||South Dakota State*||Northrop Field • Minneapolis, 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 Field • Chicago, IL||W 49-0|