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1952 Football Results

Gopher Football 1952 Season

  • Head Coach: Wes Fesler (2nd season)
  • Overall Record: 4 - 3 - 2
  • Conference Record: 3 - 1 - 2

1952 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/27/1952 @ Washington (7-3) L 13-19
10/04/1952 California (7-3) L 13-49
10/11/1952 Northwestern (2-6-1) W 27-26
10/18/1952 Illinois (4-5) W 13-7
10/25/1952 @ Michigan (5-4) L 0-21
11/01/1952 Homecoming
Iowa (2-7)
W 17-7
11/08/1952 Purdue (4-3-2) T 14-14
11/15/1952 @ Nebraska (5-4-1) W 13-7
11/22/1952 @ Wisconsin (6-3-1) T 21-21

1952 Big Ten Standings

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

1952 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Michigan State 9-0-0
2 Georgia Tech 12-0-0
3 Notre Dame 7-2-1
4 Oklahoma 8-1-1
5 Southern California 10-1-0
6 UCLA 8-1-0
7 Mississippi 8-1-2
8 Tennessee 8-2-1
9 Alabama 10-2-0
10 Texas 9-2-0
11 Wisconsin 6-3-1
12 Tulsa 8-2-1
13 Maryland 7-2-0
14 Syracuse 7-3-0
15 Florida 8-3-0
16 Duke 8-2-0
17 Ohio State 6-3-0
18 Purdue 4-3-2
19 Princeton 8-1-0
20 Kentucky 5-4-2

1952 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Michigan State 9-0-0
2 Georgia Tech 12-0-0
3 Notre Dame 7-2-1
4 Oklahoma 8-1-1
4 Southern California 10-1-0
6 UCLA 8-1-0
7 Mississippi 8-1-2
8 Tennessee 8-2-1
9 Alabama 10-2-0
10 Wisconsin 6-3-1
11 Texas 9-2-0
12 Purdue 4-3-2
13 Maryland 7-2-0
14 Princeton 8-1-0
15 Ohio State 6-3-0
15 Pittsburgh 6-3-0
17 Navy 6-2-1
18 Duke 8-2-0
19 Kentucky 5-4-2
19 Houston 8-2-0

1952 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1953
Southern California 7, Wisconsin 0

1952 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1953
Alabama 61, Syracuse 6
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1953
Georgia Tech 24, Mississippi 7
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1953
Texas 16, Tennessee 0
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1953
Pacific (CA) 26, Southern Mississippi 7
Gator Bowl - 01/01/1953
Florida 14, Tulsa 13
Tangerine Bowl - 01/01/1953
East Texas State 33, Tennessee Tech 0