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1945 Football Results

Gopher Football 1945 Season

  • Head Coach: Bernie Bierman (11th season)
  • Overall Record: 4 - 5
  • Conference Record: 1 - 5

1945 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/22/1945 Missouri (6-4) W 34-0
10/06/1945 @ Nebraska (4-5) W 61-7
10/13/1945 Fort Warren W 14-0
10/20/1945 Homecoming
Northwestern (4-4-1)
W 30-7
10/27/1945 Ohio State (7-2) L 7-20
11/03/1945 @ Michigan (7-3) L 0-26
11/10/1945 Indiana (9-0-1) L 0-49
11/17/1945 @ Iowa (2-7) L 19-20
11/24/1945 Wisconsin (3-4-2) L 12-26

1945 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Indiana 5-0-1 9-0-1
Michigan 5-1-0 7-3-0
Ohio State 5-2-0 7-2-0
Purdue 3-3-0 7-3-0
Northwestern 3-3-1 4-4-1
Wisconsin 2-3-1 3-4-2
Illinois 1-4-1 2-6-1
Minnesota 1-5-0 4-5-0
Iowa 1-5-0 2-7-0

1945 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Army 9-0-0
2 Alabama 10-0-0
3 Navy 7-1-1
4 Indiana 9-0-1
5 Oklahoma State 9-0-0
6 Michigan 7-3-0
7 St. Mary's (CA) 7-2-0
8 Pennsylvania 6-2-0
9 Notre Dame 7-2-1
10 Texas 10-1-0
11 Southern California 7-4-0
12 Ohio State 7-2-0
13 Duke 6-2-0
14 Tennessee 8-1-0
15 Louisiana State 7-2-0
16 Holy Cross 8-2-0
17 Tulsa 8-3-0
18 Georgia 9-2-0
19 Wake Forest 5-3-1
20 Columbia 8-1-0

1945 Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1946
Alabama 34, Southern California 14
Orange Bowl - 01/01/1946
Miami (FL) 13, Holy Cross 6
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1946
Oklahoma State 33, St. Mary's (CA) 13
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1946
Texas 40, Missouri 27
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1946
New Mexico 34, Denver 24
Gator Bowl - 01/01/1946
Wake Forest 26, South Carolina 14
Oil Bowl - 01/01/1946
Georgia 20, Tulsa 6
Raisin Bowl - 01/01/1946
Drake 13, Fresno State 12