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1966 Football Results

Gopher Football 1966 Season

  • Head Coach: Murray Warmath (13th season)
  • Overall Record: 4 - 5 - 1
  • Conference Record: 3 - 3 - 1

1966 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/17/1966 @ Missouri (6-3-1) L 0-24
09/24/1966 Stanford (5-5) W 35-21
10/01/1966 Kansas (2-7-1) L 14-16
10/08/1966 @ Indiana (1-8-1) T 7-7
10/15/1966 Homecoming
Iowa (2-8)
W 17-0
10/22/1966 @ Michigan (6-4) L 0-49
10/29/1966 Ohio State (4-5) W 17-7
11/05/1966 @ Northwestern (3-6-1) W 28-13
11/12/1966 Purdue (9-2) L 0-16
11/19/1966 @ Wisconsin (3-6-1) L 6-7

1966 Big Ten Standings

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

1966 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
88 Anderson, Chester TE Sr. 6-3 242 Duluth, MN
19 Baldridge, David LS Jr. 6-2 205 Minneapolis, MN
58 Barle, James Louis OC Sr. 6-1 207 Coleraine, MN
73 Baudler, John OT Sr. 6-4 219 Austin, MN
72 Bedney, Robert DT Jr. 6-3 245 Owatonna, MN
83 Bevan, Jerry Eugene TE Sr. 5-11 207 Chisago City, MN
78 Boston, McKinley DT Jr. 6-1 245 Elizabeth City, NC
70 Bracher, Tom OT So. 6-2 232 St. Louis Park, MN
81 Brothen, Robert TE Jr. 6-2 207 Minneapolis, MN
63 Brown, Andrew OG So. 6-1 215 St. Paul, MN
43 Bruton, Jim LS Jr. 5-11 186 St. Paul, MN
42 Bryant, Hubert WR Jr. 5-10 156 Pittsburgh, PA
10 Carlson, Lawrence QB Jr. 6-1 190 Williston, ND
39 Christian, Edward FB Sr. 6-0 216 Mounds View, MN
69 Christison, William OG Fr. 6-3 218 Grand Forks, ND
44 Condo, Gordon FS Jr. 5-11 180 Howard, PA
37 Cornell, Dennis FB So. 6-0 211 Clinton, PA
38 Danielson, Michael FB So. 6-1 217 River Falls, WI
60 Darkenwald, John LB So. 6-0 221 Edina, MN
68 Dropp, James Michael OG Sr. 6-0 193 Chisholm, MN
77 Duren, Edward NT Jr. 6-1 250 Winston-Salem, NC
67 Enderle, Richard OG So. 6-2 232 Wendell, MN
66 Fink, Thomas OG So. 6-1 235 Delano, MN
17 Force, John FS So. 5-10 165 LaCresenta, CA
21 Forte, Maurice CB So. 6-0 190 Hannibal, MO
18 Hale, Dennis CB So. 6-2 193 Jackson, MN
21 Hatfield, Eugene RB Sr. 6-1 194 Holcombe, WI
75 Hermann, Jerry OT Sr. 6-3 229 Menomonie, WI
36 Holmberg, Joseph FB Sr. 6-0 209 Mounds View, MN
71 Holmstrom, Richard NT So. 5-11 216 Duluth, MN
30 Jenke, Noel LB So. 6-1 212 Owatonna, MN
86 Jessen, Delbert DE So. 6-1 210 Hardwick, MN
74 Jones, Ezell OT So. 6-4 245 Memphis, TN
76 Kamzelski, Ronald DT So. 6-3 240 Baden, PA
55 Killian, Charles OC Sr. 6-1 224 Arcadia, WI
54 King, Wayne LB So. 6-2 212 Chatfield, MN
79 Klick, Ronald OT Jr. 6-1 227 Delano, MN
64 Laakso, William NT So. 6-0 212 Hillsdale, NJ
85 Last, Kenny TE Sr. 6-4 211 Bloomington, MN
27 Lee, Bobby TE Jr. 6-3 197 Montgomery, AL
80 Litten, Chip TE So. 6-2 210 Fargo, ND
65 Long, James William OG Sr. 6-2 208 Eau Claire, WI
59 Lundeen, Steve OC So. 6-2 226 Minneapolis, MN
82 Michalski, Roger Allan TE Sr. 6-3 206 Silver Bay, MN
35 Newsom, Jerome LB Sr. 6-1 206 Minneapolis, MN
49 Peterson, Richard WR Jr. 6-2 218 Fridley, MN
50 Rajala, Randolph LB Jr. 6-2 205 Big Fork, MN
16 Rauh, Matthew FS So. 5-11 180 Minneapolis, MN
57 Reierson, Gary LB Sr. 6-0 191 Edina, MN
11 Sakal, Thomas CB Jr. 6-1 193 Alquippa, PA
87 Sanders, Charles TE Jr. 6-4 221 Greensboro, NC
47 Seitz, Richard RB Sr. 6-0 190 Columbia Heights, MN
84 Stein, Robert DE So. 6-3 223 St. Louis Park, MN
12 Stephens, Raymond QB So. 6-3 218 Uniontown, PA
26 Suneson, Bruce TE Jr. 6-2 193 St. Paul, MN
62 Walsh, John OG So. 6-1 210 Austin, MN
33 Wheeler, Timothy Allan LB Sr. 5-11 203 Richfield, MN
20 Whitlow, Ray Errol RB Sr. 5-9 165 Houston, TX
73 Williams, John McKay OT Jr. 6-2 253 Toledo, OH
28 Williams, Thomas RB So. 6-0 187 Fairmont, MN
14 Wilson, Curtis RB Jr. 5-11 190 Lawton, OK
40 Wintermute, John RB So. 6-0 188 LaGrange, IL

1966 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Notre Dame 9-0-1
2 Michigan State 9-0-1
3 Alabama 11-0-0
4 Georgia 10-1-0
5 UCLA 9-1-0
6 Nebraska 9-2-0
7 Purdue 9-2-0
8 Georgia Tech 9-2-0
9 Miami (FL) 8-2-1
10 Southern Methodist 8-3-0

1966 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Notre Dame 9-0-1
2 Michigan State 9-0-1
3 Alabama 11-0-0
4 Georgia 10-1-0
5 UCLA 9-1-0
6 Purdue 9-2-0
7 Nebraska 9-2-0
8 Georgia Tech 9-2-0
9 Southern Methodist 8-3-0
10 Miami (FL) 8-2-1
11 Florida 9-2-0
12 Mississippi 8-3-0
13 Arkansas 8-2-0
14 Tennessee 8-3-0
15 Wyoming 10-1-0
16 Syracuse 8-3-0
17 Houston 8-2-0
18 Southern California 7-4-0
19 Oregon State 7-3-0
20 Virginia Tech 8-2-1

1966 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/02/1967
Purdue 14, Southern California 13

1966 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/02/1967
Florida 27, Georgia Tech 12
Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1967
Alabama 34, Nebraska 7
Cotton Bowl - 12/31/1966
Georgia 24, Southern Methodist 9
Sun Bowl - 12/24/1966
Wyoming 28, Florida State 20
Gator Bowl - 12/31/1966
Tennessee 18, Syracuse 12
Tangerine Bowl - 12/10/1966
Morgan State 14, West Chester 6
Liberty Bowl - 12/10/1966
Miami (FL) 14, Virginia Tech 7
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/17/1966
Texas 19, Mississippi 0