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1895 Football Results

Gopher Football 1895 Season

  • Head Coach: Walt 'Pudge' Heffelfinger (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 7 - 3
  • On January 11, 1895, the Intercollegiate Conference of Faculty Representatives met for the first time, the organization which would become the Big Ten Conference. The seven schools which started the Conference were the University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin.

1895 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/29/1895 @ Mpls. Cent. H.S. W 20-0
10/05/1895 Grinnell L 4-6
10/12/1895 @ Boat Club W 6-0
10/19/1895 Iowa State (3-4) W 24-0
10/25/1895 @ Chicago (10-3) W 10-6
10/29/1895 @ Purdue (4-3) L 4-16
11/02/1895 @ Macalester W 40-0
11/16/1895 Wisconsin (5-2-1) W 14-10
11/23/1895 @ Michigan (8-1) L 0-20
11/28/1895 Ex-Collegiates W 14-0