1992 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team
|1992 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1992 record||2–9 (2–6 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Jim Wacker (1st year)|
|Home stadium||H.H.H. Metrodome|
|1992 Big Ten football standings|
|#5 Michigan $||6||–||0||–||2||9||–||0||–||3|
|#18 Ohio State||5||–||2||–||1||8||–||3||–||1|
The 1992 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first year under head coach Jim Wacker, the Golden Gophers compiled a 2–9 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 313 to 200.
Offensive lineman Keith Ballard, defensive lineman Dennis Cappella and punter Dean Kaufman were named All-Big Ten second team. Defensive back Justin Conzemius, wide receiver Omar Douglas, defensive lineman Shawn Ehrich, offensive lineman Chris Fowlkes, linebacker Peter Hiestand, defensive back Dan LiSanti, defensive back Jeff Rosga and linebacker Lance Wolkow were named Academic All-Big Ten.
Keith Ballard was awarded the Bronko Nagurski Award. Running back Antonio Carter was awarded the Bruce Smith Award. Dennis Cappella was awarded the Carl Eller Award. Wide receiver Jon Lewis was winner of the Bobby Bell Award. Linebacker Russ Heath was awarded the Butch Nash Award. Running back Ken McClintock was awarded the Paul Giel Award.
|September 12||7:00 PM||San José State*||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||L 30–39||36,912|
|September 19||6:00 PM||No. 11 Colorado*||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||L 20–21||33,719|
|September 26||11:00 AM||at Pittsburgh*||Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA||L 33–41||31,129|
|October 3||6:00 PM||Illinois||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||W 18–17||32,112|
|October 10||1:00 PM||at Purdue||Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN||L 20–24||30,635|
|October 17||6:00 PM||Michigan State||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||L 15–20||35,594|
|October 24||12:00 PM||at No. 3 Michigan||Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI (Little Brown Jug)||L 13–63||106,579|
|October 31||6:00 PM||Indiana||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||L 17–24||31,741|
|November 7||12:30 PM||at No. 22 Ohio State||Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH||L 0–17||91,764|
|November 14||1:00 PM||at Wisconsin||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe)||L 6–34||48,754|
|November 21||6:00 PM||Iowa||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale)||W 28–13||57,368|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.|
- "Minnesota Yearly Results (1990-1994)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
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