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1968 Football Results

Gopher Football 1968 Season

  • Head Coach: Murray Warmath (15th season)
  • Overall Record: 6 - 4
  • Conference Record: 5 - 2

1968 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/21/1968 Southern California (9-1-1) L 20-29
09/28/1968 Nebraska (6-4) L 14-17
10/05/1968 Wake Forest (2-7-1) W 24-19
10/12/1968 Homecoming
Illinois (1-9)
W 17-10
10/19/1968 @ Michigan State (5-5) W 14-13
10/26/1968 @ Michigan (8-2) L 20-33
11/02/1968 Iowa (5-5) L 28-35
11/09/1968 Purdue (8-2) W 27-13
11/16/1968 @ Indiana (6-4) W 20-6
11/23/1968 @ Wisconsin (0-10) W 23-15

1968 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 7-0-0 10-0-0
Michigan 6-1-0 8-2-0
Minnesota 5-2-0 6-4-0
Purdue 5-2-0 8-2-0
Indiana 4-3-0 6-4-0
Iowa 4-3-0 5-5-0
Michigan State 2-5-0 5-5-0
Illinois 1-6-0 1-9-0
Northwestern 1-6-0 1-9-0
Wisconsin 0-7-0 0-10-0

1968 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
44 Addison, Terry RB So. 6-1 190 Memphis, TN
24 Anderson, Ron DB So. 6-0 197 Robbinsdale, MN
43 Bennett, Rick DE So. 6-0 180 Coon Rapids, MN
68 Bethke, Robert OG Jr. 6-1 218 Minneapolis, MN
99 Bienemann, Tom TE So. 6-7 225 Wilmette, IL
11 Bowser, Walter DB So. 6-1 170 Newport News, VA
63 Brown, Andrew OG Sr. 6-1 215 St. Paul, MN
81 Brunzell, James WR So. 6-1 210 White Bear Lake, MN
34 Carter, James FB Jr. 6-3 225 South St. Paul, MN
69 Christison, William OG Jr. 6-3 218 Grand Forks, ND
98 Cranston, John OT So. 6-3 225 Rochester, MN
31 Crawford, Rich LB So. 6-1 223 Marietta, GA
41 Curtis, Michael DB Jr. 6-0 178 Cincinnati, OH
60 Darkenwald, John LB Sr. 6-0 221 Edina, MN
56 Eastlund, Robert OC So. 6-2 215 Isanti, MN
67 Enderle, Richard OG Sr. 6-2 232 Wendell, MN
66 Fink, Thomas OG Sr. 6-1 235 Delano, MN
17 Force, John FS Sr. 5-10 165 LaCresenta, CA
21 Forte, Maurice CB Sr. 6-0 190 Hannibal, MO
72 Goldberg, Michael DT So. 6-3 235 Tulsa, OK
39 Goldberg, Steve LS Fr. 6-1 228 Tulsa, OK
15 Hagen, Philip QB Jr. 6-1 185 Eau Claire, WI
18 Hale, Dennis CB Sr. 6-2 193 Jackson, MN
79 Harris, John OT Sr. 6-6 261 Etobicoke, ON
39 Haugo, Donald LB Jr. 6-1 201 Litchfield, MN
84 Haugo, Donald DE Jr. 6-2 211 Litchfield, MN
61 Hoglin, Dennis OG Sr. 6-1 212 Long Lake, MN
97 Holmstrom, Richard NT Sr. 5-11 210 Duluth, MN
30 Jenke, Noel LB Sr. 6-1 212 Owatonna, MN
86 Jessen, Delbert DE Sr. 6-1 210 Hardwick, MN
74 Jones, Ezell OT Sr. 6-4 245 Memphis, TN
76 Kamzelski, Ronald DT Sr. 6-3 240 Baden, PA
46 Kemp, George RB Jr. 6-0 191 Robbinsdale, MN
88 Kenaday, Paul DE So. 6-2 196 South St. Paul, MN
54 King, Wayne LB Sr. 6-2 212 Chatfield, MN
64 Laakso, William NT Sr. 6-0 212 Hillsdale, NJ
58 Lavaty, Tom DE So. 6-2 223 LaGrange, IL
80 Litten, Chip TE Sr. 6-2 210 Fargo, ND
81 Lotz, Jeffrey TE So. 6-0 186 Eau Claire, WI
59 Lundeen, Steve OC Sr. 6-2 226 Minneapolis, MN
38 Mayer, Berry RB So. 6-2 215 Fargo, ND
51 Minor, Winston NT So. 6-4 211 Joliet, IL
14 Mitchell, Greg QB So. 6-3 180 Garden Grove, CA
57 Mourer, Kenneth OC Jr. 6-0 201 Kent, WA
52 Mullen, Scott LB So. 6-0 212 West Mifflin, PA
93 Nelson, Curtis NT Jr. 5-10 195 Richfield, MN
22 Nelson, Dave CB So. 5-11 171 Hopkins, MN
73 Nelson, Jan NT So. 6-3 231 Minneapolis, MN
82 Nixon, David DE So. 6-2 215 Minneapolis, MN
48 Nygren, Jeffrey DB Jr. 6-2 195 Fullerton, CA
95 O'Brien, James DT So. 6-3 219 Rice Lake, WI
83 Ostenso, Zed DE So. 6-2 212 Eau Claire, WI
65 Pahula, James DT Jr. 6-1 233 Buhl, MN
42 Paquette, Fran TE So. 6-1 190 Superior, WI
85 Parson, Ray TE Jr. 6-5 241 Uniontown, PA
26 Prybil, Walter DB Jr. 6-1 186 Heron Lake, MN
64 Quist, Michael DT Fr. 6-0 218 Alexandria, MN
16 Rauh, Matthew FS Sr. 5-11 180 Minneapolis, MN
78 Ray, Alvin Hawes OT So. 6-5 245 Memphis, TN
23 Roalstad, Doug FS Jr. 5-11 175 Robbinsdale, MN
55 Simon, Thomas LB Jr. 6-0 201 Minnetonka, MN
32 Skoy, Donald FB So. 5-11 200 Bloomington, MN
84 Stein, Robert DE Sr. 6-3 223 St. Louis Park, MN
87 Steinbauer, William DE So. 6-3 218 Edina, MN
12 Stephens, Raymond QB Sr. 6-3 218 Uniontown, PA
35 Tasche, Henry LB Fr. 6-1 200 Elk Grove, IL
77 Thompson, John OT So. 6-2 244 Hickory, NC
70 Thompson, Steve DT So. 6-3 234 St. Louis Park, MN
89 Trawick, Leon DE Jr. 6-4 218 Washington, DC
71 Tymoszewicz, Nick DT So. 6-4 230 St. Catherine's, ON
33 Walsh, John LB Jr. 5-11 190 Chicago, IL
40 Wintermute, John RB Sr. 6-0 188 LaGrange, IL
27 Wright, Jeff DB So. 6-0 190 Edina, MN
75 Wrobel, James OT Jr. 6-2 244 Browerville, MN

1968 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Ohio State 10-0-0
2 Penn State 11-0-0
3 Texas 9-1-1
4 Southern California 9-1-1
5 Notre Dame 7-2-1
6 Arkansas 10-1-0
7 Kansas 9-2-0
8 Georgia 8-1-2
9 Missouri 8-3-0
10 Purdue 8-2-0
11 Oklahoma 7-4-0
12 Michigan 8-2-0
13 Tennessee 8-2-1
14 Southern Methodist 8-3-0
15 Oregon State 7-3-0
16 Auburn 7-4-0
17 Alabama 8-3-0
18 Houston 6-2-2
19 Louisiana State 8-3-0
20 Ohio 10-1-0

1968 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Ohio State 10-0-0
2 Southern California 9-1-1
3 Penn State 10-0-0
4 Georgia 8-1-2
5 Texas 9-1-1
6 Kansas 9-2-0
7 Tennessee 8-2-1
8 Notre Dame 7-2-1
9 Arkansas 10-1-0
10 Oklahoma 7-4-0
11 Purdue 8-2-0
12 Alabama 8-3-0
13 Oregon State 7-3-0
14 Florida State 8-3-0
15 Michigan 8-2-0
16 Southern Methodist 8-3-0
17 Missouri 8-3-0
18 Minnesota 6-4-0
18 Ohio 10-1-0
20 Stanford 6-3-1
20 Houston 6-2-2

1968 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1969
Ohio State 27, Southern California 16

1968 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1969
Penn State 15, Kansas 14
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1969
Arkansas 16, Georgia 2
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1969
Texas 36, Tennessee 13
Sun Bowl - 12/28/1968
Auburn 34, Arizona 10
Gator Bowl - 12/28/1968
Missouri 35, Alabama 10
Tangerine Bowl - 12/27/1968
Richmond 49, Ohio 42
Liberty Bowl - 12/14/1968
Mississippi 34, Virginia Tech 17
Peach Bowl - 12/30/1968
Louisiana State 31, Florida State 27
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1968
Southern Methodist 28, Oklahoma 27