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1948 Football Results

Gopher Football 1948 Season

  • Head Coach: Bernie Bierman (14th season)
  • Overall Record: 7 - 2
  • Conference Record: 5 - 2

1948 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/25/1948 @ Washington (2-7-1) W 20-0
10/02/1948 Nebraska (2-8) W 39-13
10/09/1948 @ Northwestern (8-2) L 16-19
10/16/1948 Illinois (3-6) W 6-0
10/23/1948 Michigan (9-0) L 14-27
10/30/1948 Homecoming
Indiana (2-7)
W 30-7
11/06/1948 Purdue (3-6) W 34-7
11/13/1948 @ Iowa (4-5) W 28-21
11/20/1948 @ Wisconsin (2-7) W 16-0

1948 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Michigan 6-0-0 9-0-0
Northwestern 5-1-0 8-2-0
Minnesota 5-2-0 7-2-0
Ohio State 3-3-0 6-3-0
Iowa 2-4-0 4-5-0
Purdue 2-4-0 3-6-0
Indiana 2-4-0 2-7-0
Illinois 2-5-0 3-6-0
Wisconsin 1-5-0 2-7-0

1948 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Michigan 9-0-0
2 Notre Dame 9-0-1
3 North Carolina 9-1-1
4 California 10-1-0
5 Oklahoma 10-1-0
6 Army 8-0-1
7 Northwestern 8-2-0
8 Georgia 9-2-0
9 Oregon 9-2-0
10 Southern Methodist 9-1-1
11 Clemson 11-0-0
12 Vanderbilt 8-2-1
13 Tulane 9-1-0
14 Michigan State 6-2-2
15 Mississippi 8-1-0
16 Minnesota 7-2-0
17 William & Mary 7-2-2
18 Penn State 7-1-1
19 Cornell 8-1-0
20 Wake Forest 6-4-0

1948 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1949
Northwestern 20, California 14

1948 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1949
Texas 41, Georgia 28
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1949
Oklahoma 14, North Carolina 6
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1949
Southern Methodist 21, Oregon 13
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1949
West Virginia 21, Texas-El Paso 12
Gator Bowl - 01/01/1949
Clemson 24, Missouri 23
Tangerine Bowl - 01/01/1949
Murray State 21, Sul Ross State 21
Camellia Bowl - 12/30/1948
Hardin-Simmons 49, Wichita State 12
Delta Bowl - 01/01/1949
William & Mary 20, Oklahoma State 0
Dixie Bowl - 01/01/1949
Baylor 20, Wake Forest 7
Harbor Bowl - 01/01/1949
Villanova 27, Nevada 7
Raisin Bowl - 01/01/1949
Occidental 21, Colorado State 20
Salad Bowl - 01/01/1949
Drake 14, Arizona 13
Shrine Bowl - 12/18/1948
Hardin-Simmons 40, Ouachita Baptist 12