1975 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team

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1975 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1975 record 6–5 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Cal Stoll (4th year)
MVP Tony Dungy
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1974 1976 »
1975 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Ohio State $ 8 0 0     11 1 0
#8 Michigan 7 1 0     8 2 2
Michigan State 4 4 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Iowa 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Indiana 1 6 1     2 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their fourth year under head coach Cal Stoll, the Golden Gophers compiled a 6–5 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 236 to 192.[1]

Quarterback Tony Dungy received the team's Most Valuable Player award. Dungy and safety Doug Beaudoin were named All-Big Ten second team. Dungy was also named Academic All-Big Ten.[2]

Total attendance for the season was 220,081, which averaged to 31,440. The season high for attendance was against Michigan State.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
09/13/1975 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 14-20   35,594
09/20/1975 Western Michigan* Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 38-0   23,326
09/27/1975 Oregon* Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 10-7   34,300
10/04/1975 Ohio* Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 21-0   27,486
10/11/1975 at Illini Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 23-42   46,162
10/18/1975 Michigan State Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN L 15-38   39,202
10/25/1975 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 31-7   59,160
11/01/1975 No. 7 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN L 21-28   33,191
11/08/1975 Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 33-9   24,998
11/15/1975 at No. 1 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 6-38   87,817
11/22/1975 Wisconsin Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 24-3   37,578
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game notes[edit]

Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Minnesota 7 7 7 10 31
Iowa 7 0 0 0 7

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), pp. 179–182 
  3. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160 
  4. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1975 Oct 26.