1994 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team
|1994 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1994 record||3–8 (1–7 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Jim Wacker (3rd year)|
|Home stadium||H.H.H. Metrodome|
|1994 Big Ten football standings|
|#2 Penn State $||8||–||0||–||0||12||–||0||–||0|
|#14 Ohio State||6||–||2||–||0||9||–||4||–||0|
The 1994 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1994 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third year under head coach Jim Wacker, the Golden Gophers compiled a 3–8 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 348 to 256.
Defensive tackle Ed Hawthorne and linebacker Broderick Hall were named All-Big Ten first team. Kicker Mike Chalberg was named All-Big Ten second team. Defensive back Justin Conzemius was named first team Academic All-American. Kicker Mike Chalberg, defensive back Justin Conzemius, offensive lineman Chris Fowlkes, offensive lineman Luke Glime, linebacker Luke Hiestand, offensive lineman Todd Jesewitz, linebacker Ben Langford, wide receiver Tony Levine, defensive back Dan LiSanti, linebacker Craig Sauer, quarterback Cory Sauter and linebacker Chris Smith were named Academic All-Big Ten.
Chris Darkins was awarded the Bronko Nagurski Award and Bruce Smith Award. Craig Sauer was awarded the Carl Eller Award. Free safety Rishon Early was awarded the Bobby Bell Award. Justin Conzemius was awarded the Butch Nash Award. Ed Hawthorne was awarded the Paul Giel Award.
|September 3||7:00 PM||No. 9 Penn State||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||L 3–56||51,134|
|September 10||7:00 PM||Pacific*||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||W 33–7||37,719|
|September 17||6:00 PM||San Diego State*||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||W 40–17||32,212|
|September 24||1:10 PM||at Kansas State*||KSU Stadium • Manhattan, KS||MSC||L 0–35||40,002|
|October 1||1:00 PM||at Indiana||Memorial Stadium • Bloomington, IN||L 14–25||38,195|
|October 8||1:00 PM||at Purdue||Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN||L 37–49||33,158|
|October 15||6:00 PM||Northwestern||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||L 31–37||44,377|
|October 22||1:00 PM||at Wisconsin||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe)||W 17–14||77,745|
|November 5||6:00 PM||Illinois||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||L 17–21||35,069|
|November 12||12:00 PM||at No. 19 Michigan||Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI (Little Brown Jug)||L 22–38||105,624|
|November 19||6:00 PM||Iowa||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Floyd of Rosedale)||L 42–49||53,340|
|*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.
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 180
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 182
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 181
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