1995 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team
|1995 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1995 record||3–8 (1–7 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Jim Wacker (4th year)|
|Home stadium||H.H.H. Metrodome|
|1995 Big Ten football standings|
|#8 Northwestern $||8||–||0||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
|#6 Ohio State||7||–||1||–||0||11||–||2||–||0|
|#13 Penn State||5||–||3||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
The 1995 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth 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 368 to 272.
Offensive guard Todd Jesewitz and linebacker Broderick Hall (American football) were named All-Big Ten second team. Defensive back Justin Conzemius was named Academic All-American second team. Kicker Mike Chalberg, defensive back Justin Conzemius, defensive tackle Troy Duerr, offensive lineman Chris Fowlkes, linebacker Peter Hiestand, offensive lineman Todd Jesewitz, quarterback Rob Jones, wide receiver Tony Levine, defensive tackle Antoine Richard, linebacker Craig Sauer, quarterback Cory Sauter, linebacker Jim Tallman, defensive end Dave Watson, linebacker Parc Williams and long snapper Scott Williams were named Academic All-Big Ten.
Craig Sauer was awarded the Bronko Nagurski Award and Carl Eller Award. Cory Sauter was awarded the Bruce Smith Award. Mike Chalberg was awarded the Bobby Bell Award. Justin Conzemius was awarded the Butch Nash Award. Running back Chris Darkins was awarded the Paul Giel Award.
|September 16||6:00 PM||Ball State*||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||MSC||W 31–7||48,420|
|September 23||11:00 AM||at Syracuse*||Carrier Dome • Syracuse, NY||Creative||L 17–27||42,780|
|September 30||6:00 PM||Arkansas State*||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||MSC||W 55–7||42,472|
|October 7||6:00 PM||Purdue||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||W 39–38||39,343|
|October 14||6:00 PM||Northwestern||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||MSC||L 17–27||50,504|
|October 21||12:00 PM||at Michigan State||Spartan Stadium • East Lansing, MI||L 31–34||70,123|
|October 28||2:30 PM||at No. 9 Michigan||Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI (Little Brown Jug)||ABC||L 17–52||104,929|
|November 4||6:00 PM||No. 4 Ohio State||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN||ESPN2||L 21–49||46,418|
|November 11||6:00 PM||Wisconsin||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe)||ESPN2||L 27–34||64,016|
|November 18||1:00 PM||at Illinois||Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL||L 14-48||45,521|
|November 25||1:05 PM||at Iowa||Kinnick Stadium • Iowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale)||L 3–45||65,794|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.|
- "Minnesota Yearly Results (1995-1999)". 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
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160