1991 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team
|1991 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1991 record||2–9 (1–7 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||John Gutekunst (6th year)|
|Home stadium||H.H.H. Metrodome|
|1991 Big Ten football standings|
|#6 Michigan $||8||–||0||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
The 1991 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their sixth year under head coach John Gutekunst, the Golden Gophers compiled a 6–5 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 302 to 104.
Offensive linemen Chip Brixius, defensive back Chris Cohen, wide receiver Omar Douglas, linebacker Dan LiSanti, running back Ken McClintock, defensive back Jeff Rosga and linebacker Lance Wolkow were named Academic All-Big Ten.
Defensive back Sean Lumpkin was awarded the Bronko Nagurski Award and Carl Eller Award. Tight end Patt Evans was awarded the Bruce Smith Award. Ken McClintock was awarded the Bobby Bell Award. Linebacker Joel Staats was awarded the Butch Nash Award. Quarterback Scott Schaffner was awarded the Paul Giel Award.
|September 14||7:00 PM||San José State*||Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||W 26–20||47,914|
|September 21||1:00 PM||at No. 19 Colorado*||Folsom Field • Boulder, CO||KCNC||L 0–58||52,147|
|September 28||2:30 PM||No. 18 Pittsburgh*||Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||ABC||L 13–14||39,511|
|October 5||11:30 AM||at No. 22 Illinois||Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL||ESPN||L 3–24||57,981|
|October 12||1:30 PM||Purdue||Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||W 6–3||31,939|
|October 19||12:00 PM||at Michigan State||Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI||L 12–20||75,097|
|October 25||7:00 PM||No. 4 Michigan||Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Little Brown Jug)||L 6–52||32,577|
|November 2||12:00 PM||at Indiana||Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN||L 8–34||44,095|
|November 9||11:30 AM||No. 19 Ohio State||Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||ESPN||L 6–35||30,145|
|November 16||1:30 PM||Wisconsin||Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe)||L 16–19||36,133|
|November 23||1:05 PM||at No. 9 Iowa||Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale)||L 8–23||69,500|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.|