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1970 Football Results

Gopher Football 1970 Season

  • Head Coach: Murray Warmath (17th season)
  • Overall Record: 3 - 6 - 1
  • Conference Record: 2 - 4 - 1

1970 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/19/1970 @ Missouri (5-6) L 12-34
09/26/1970 Ohio (4-5) W 49-7
10/03/1970 Nebraska (11-0-1) L 10-35
10/10/1970 Indiana (1-9) W 23-0
10/17/1970 @ Ohio State (9-1) L 8-28
10/24/1970 @ Michigan (9-1) L 13-39
10/31/1970 Iowa (3-6-1) T 14-14
11/07/1970 @ Northwestern (6-4) L 14-28
11/14/1970 Homecoming
Michigan State (4-6)
W 23-13
11/21/1970 @ Wisconsin (4-5-1) L 14-39

1970 Big Ten Standings

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

1970 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
20 Alderson, Tim SS So. 6-1 205 Mankato, MN
12 Anderson, Mel WR Jr. 6-3 205 Duluth, MN
24 Anderson, Ron DB Sr. 6-0 197 Robbinsdale, MN
78 Babcock, Jack OT Jr. 6-4 260 Rochester, MN
59 Bailey, Bob DE So. 6-2 224 Montgomery, AL
79 Bauman, Todd OT Jr. 6-4 249 Fairmont, MN
99 Bienemann, Tom TE Sr. 6-7 225 Wilmette, IL
16 Bjorklund, Bob DB So. 6-0 185 Henning, MN
11 Bowser, Walter DB Sr. 6-1 170 Newport News, VA
88 Brewer, Jeff WR So. 6-3 175 Marshall, MN
87 Browne, Tim DE Jr. 6-3 220 Winona, MN
81 Brunzell, James WR Sr. 6-1 210 White Bear Lake, MN
76 Buetow, Bart OT Jr. 6-5 225 Mounds View, MN
15 Cadwell, Mike QB So. 6-0 190 St. Louis Park, MN
39 Chandler, Tom DE Jr. 6-1 214 LaCanada, CA
32 Clare, Lou RB So. 6-1 215 Mississauga, ON
98 Connor, Chris LB Jr. 6-0 199 Hopkins, MN
30 Cook, Ernie FB Jr. 5-10 213 Daytona Beach, FL
76 Cranston, John OT Sr. 6-3 230 Rochester, MN
31 Crawford, Rich LB Sr. 6-1 223 Marietta, GA
10 Curry, Craig QB Jr. 6-2 193 Miami, FL
91 Durand, Gary DT So. 6-4 246 Lakeville, MN
56 Eastlund, Robert OC Sr. 6-2 215 Isanti, MN
64 George, Kenneth OG Jr. 6-0 225 Cleveland, TN
72 Goldberg, Michael DT Sr. 6-3 235 Tulsa, OK
39 Goldberg, Steve LS Fr. 6-1 228 Tulsa, OK
80 Hamm, Kevin WR Jr. 6-3 223 St. Cloud, MN
48 Henry, Jim RB So. 6-0 195 St. Cloud, MN
72 Herkenhoff, Matt OT Fr. 6-5 252 St. Rose, MN
14 Herman, Jim CB So. 6-0 178 Minneapolis, MN
45 Honza, George WR So. 6-0 185 Montgomery, MN
40 Humleker, Dick DB Jr. 5-11 180 Excelsior, MN
55 Julius, Jay OC So. 6-2 200 Minneapolis, MN
84 Kephart, Ken WR So. 6-3 200 Hopkins, MN
54 King, Ron LB Jr. 5-11 217 Chatfield, MN
83 Kingsriter, Doug TE So. 6-3 220 Richfield, MN
74 Kotval, Joe OT Sr. 6-2 225 Pipestone, MN
58 Lavaty, Tom DE Sr. 6-2 223 LaGrange, IL
50 Light, Bill LB Jr. 6-2 240 Hopkins, MN
33 MacLeod, Tom LB So. 6-4 217 Proctor, MN
75 Maloney, Dennis OT So. 6-5 255 Green Bay, WI
25 Marquesen, John RB Jr. 6-1 203 Hopkins, MN
19 Mason, Mike QB So. 6-3 199 Baraboo, WI
38 Mayer, Berry RB Sr. 6-2 215 Fargo, ND
90 Mayfield, Curtis DE Jr. 6-4 231 Memphis, TN
57 McInerney, Steven LB So. 6-1 212 Two Harbors, MN
17 Morgan, Bob QB So. 5-11 190 Robbinsdale, MN
52 Mullen, Scott LB Sr. 6-0 212 West Mifflin, PA
51 Mullin, Tom OC Jr. 6-3 231 Sioux City, IA
71 O'Brien, James DT Sr. 6-2 225 Rice Lake, WI
23 Perfetti, Mike DB Jr. 6-1 185 Minneapolis, MN
63 Quinn, Kenneth OG Jr. 6-1 215 Yorba Linda, CA
37 Ralles, Peter RB So. 6-1 195 St. Louis Park, MN
61 Rankin, Lee OG Jr. 6-0 222 Glassport, PA
78 Ray, Alvin Hawes OT Sr. 6-5 245 Memphis, TN
42 Rhodes, Maurice DB Jr. 5-9 175 Minneapolis, MN
73 Richmond, Albert DT So. 6-1 245 Memphis, TN
34 Scheitlin, Joseph DB So. 5-10 175 Evansville, IN
69 Scheuer, Clayton DT So. 5-11 252 St. Cloud, MN
96 Setterquist, Tim DT Jr. 6-1 230 Cloquet, MN
85 Shannon, John DE So. 6-0 200 Arlington Heights, IL
21 Sharp, Tim WR So. 6-1 200 Colinsville, MS
41 Sheridan, Farrell CB So. 6-0 195 Rutherford, NJ
43 Stevenson, Larry RB Jr. 5-10 190 Memphis, TN
35 Tasche, Henry LB Jr. 6-1 200 Elk Grove, IL
77 Thompson, John OT Sr. 6-2 244 Hickory, NC
70 Thompson, Steve DT Sr. 6-3 234 St. Louis Park, MN
62 Tollefson, Paul OG So. 6-1 236 Green Bay, WI
65 Tyree, Richard OG So. 6-2 205 McKeesport, PA
53 Veldman, Bob OC So. 6-4 231 Hollandale, MN
28 White, Mike CB So. 6-0 192 Columbus, GA
60 Winfield, Vernon OG Jr. 6-2 237 Minneapolis, MN
27 Wright, Jeff DB Sr. 6-0 190 Edina, MN
26 Wright, Paul SS So. 5-11 195 Edina, MN

1970 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Nebraska 11-0-1
2 Notre Dame 10-1-0
3 Texas 10-1-0
4 Tennessee 11-1-0
5 Ohio State 9-1-0
6 Arizona State 11-0-0
7 Louisiana State 9-3-0
8 Stanford 9-3-0
9 Michigan 9-1-0
10 Auburn 9-2-0
11 Arkansas 9-2-0
12 Toledo 12-0-0
13 Georgia Tech 9-3-0
14 Dartmouth 9-0-0
15 Southern California 6-4-1
16 Air Force 9-3-0
17 Tulane 8-4-0
18 Penn State 7-3-0
19 Houston 8-3-0
20 Oklahoma 7-4-1
20 Mississippi 7-4-0

1970 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Texas 10-1-0
2 Ohio State 9-1-0
3 Nebraska 11-0-1
4 Tennessee 11-1-0
5 Notre Dame 10-1-0
6 Louisiana State 9-3-0
7 Michigan 9-1-0
8 Arizona State 11-0-0
9 Auburn 9-2-0
10 Stanford 9-3-0
11 Air Force 9-3-0
12 Arkansas 9-2-0
13 Dartmouth 9-0-0
13 Houston 8-3-0
15 Oklahoma 7-4-1
16 Colorado 6-5-0
17 Georgia Tech 9-3-0
17 Toledo 12-0-0
19 Southern California 6-4-1
19 Penn State 7-3-0

1970 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1971
Stanford 27, Ohio State 17

1970 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1971
Nebraska 17, Louisiana State 12
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1971
Tennessee 34, Air Force 13
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1971
Notre Dame 24, Texas 11
Sun Bowl - 12/19/1970
Georgia Tech 17, Texas Tech 9
Gator Bowl - 01/02/1971
Auburn 35, Mississippi 28
Tangerine Bowl - 12/28/1970
Toledo 40, William & Mary 12
Liberty Bowl - 12/20/1970
Tulane 17, Colorado 3
Peach Bowl - 12/30/1970
Arizona State 48, North Carolina 26
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1970
Alabama 24, Oklahoma 24
Pasadena Bowl - 12/19/1970
Long Beach State 24, Louisville 24