1936 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team
|1936 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
Consensus national champion
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1936 record||7–1 (4–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Bernie Bierman (5th year)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1936 Big Ten football standings|
|#7 Northwestern $||6||–||0||–||0||7||–||1||–||0|
The 1936 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1936 college football season. In their fifth year under head coach Bernie Bierman, the Golden Gophers compiled a 7–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 203 to 32. The team was named national champions, the third consecutive national championship for the University.
Tackle Ed Widseth was named an All-American by Collier's/Grantland Rice, Associated Press, INS, NEA, New York Sun, Look Magazine, New York Morning Telegram, Hearst, United Press International and Paramount News. Widseth and halfback Andy Uram were named All-Big Ten first team.
Ed Widseth was awarded the Team MVP award.
|09/26/1936||at Washington*||Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA||W 14–7||40,000|
|10/10/1936||Nebraska*||Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN||W 7–0||53,000|
|10/17/1936||Michigan||Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN||W 26–0||48,000|
|10/24/1936||Purdue||No. 1||Memorial Stadium • MInneapolis, MN||W 33–0||47,780|
|10/31/1936||at No. 3 Northwestern||No. 1||Dyche Stadium • Evanston, IL||L 0–6||48,347|
|11/07/1936||Iowa||No. 2||Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN||W 52–0||63,200|
|11/14/1936||Texas*||No. 2||Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN||W 47–19||47,000|
|11/21/1936||at Wisconsin||No. 2||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 24–0||33,000|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
- "Minnesota Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 167
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 179
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 180
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 181
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160