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1954 Football Results

Gopher Football 1954 Season

  • Head Coach: Murray Warmath (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 7 - 2
  • Conference Record: 4 - 2

1954 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/25/1954 Nebraska (6-5) W 19-7
10/02/1954 @ Pittsburgh (4-5) W 46-7
10/09/1954 Northwestern (2-7) W 26-7
10/16/1954 Illinois (1-8) W 19-6
10/23/1954 @ Michigan (6-3) L 0-34
10/30/1954 Homecoming
Michigan State (3-6)
W 19-13
11/06/1954 Oregon State (1-8) W 44-6
11/13/1954 Iowa (5-4) W 22-20
11/20/1954 @ Wisconsin (7-2) L 0-27

1954 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 7-0-0 10-0-0
Wisconsin 5-2-0 7-2-0
Michigan 5-2-0 6-3-0
Minnesota 4-2-0 7-2-0
Iowa 4-3-0 5-4-0
Purdue 3-3-0 5-3-1
Indiana 2-4-0 3-6-0
Michigan State 1-5-0 3-6-0
Northwestern 1-5-0 2-7-0
Illinois 0-6-0 1-8-0

1954 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Ohio State 10-0-0
2 UCLA 9-0-0
3 Oklahoma 10-0-0
4 Notre Dame 9-1-0
5 Navy 8-2-0
6 Mississippi 9-2-0
7 Army 7-2-0
8 Maryland 7-2-1
9 Wisconsin 7-2-0
10 Arkansas 8-3-0
11 Miami (FL) 8-1-0
12 West Virginia 8-1-0
13 Auburn 8-3-0
14 Duke 8-2-1
15 Michigan 6-3-0
16 Virginia Tech 8-0-1
17 Southern California 8-4-0
18 Baylor 7-4-0
19 Rice 7-3-0
20 Penn State 7-2-0

1954 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 UCLA 9-0-0
2 Ohio State 10-0-0
3 Oklahoma 10-0-0
4 Notre Dame 9-1-0
5 Navy 8-2-0
6 Mississippi 9-2-0
7 Army 7-2-0
8 Arkansas 8-3-0
9 Miami (FL) 8-1-0
10 Wisconsin 7-2-0
11 Georgia Tech 8-3-0
11 Southern California 8-4-0
11 Maryland 7-2-1
14 Duke 8-2-1
15 Michigan 6-3-0
16 Penn State 7-2-0
17 Southern Methodist 6-3-1
18 Denver 9-1-0
19 Rice 7-3-0
20 Minnesota 7-2-0

1954 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1955
Ohio State 20, Southern California 7

1954 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1955
Duke 34, Nebraska 7
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1955
Navy 21, Mississippi 0
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1955
Georgia Tech 14, Arkansas 6
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1955
Texas-El Paso 47, Florida State 20
Gator Bowl - 12/31/1954
Auburn 33, Baylor 13
Tangerine Bowl - 01/01/1955
Nebraska-Omaha 7, Eastern Kentucky 6