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1971 Football Results

Gopher Football 1971 Season

  • Head Coach: Murray Warmath (18th season)
  • Overall Record: 4 - 7
  • Conference Record: 3 - 5

1971 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/11/1971 Indiana (3-8) W 28-0
09/18/1971 @ Nebraska (13-0) L 7-35
09/25/1971 Washington State (4-7) L 20-31
10/02/1971 Kansas (4-7) W 38-20
10/09/1971 @ Purdue (3-7) L 13-27
10/16/1971 @ Iowa (1-10) W 19-14
10/23/1971 Homecoming
Michigan (11-1)
L 7-35
10/30/1971 Ohio State (6-4) L 12-14
11/06/1971 @ Northwestern (7-4) L 20-41
11/13/1971 @ Michigan State (6-5) L 25-40
11/20/1971 Wisconsin (4-6-1) W 23-21

1971 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Michigan 8-0-0 11-1-0
Northwestern 6-3-0 7-4-0
Ohio State 5-3-0 6-4-0
Michigan State 5-3-0 6-5-0
Illinois 5-3-0 5-6-0
Minnesota 3-5-0 4-7-0
Wisconsin 3-5-0 4-6-1
Purdue 3-5-0 3-7-0
Indiana 2-6-0 3-8-0
Iowa 1-8-0 1-10-0

1971 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
91 Adams, Dan DT So. 6-1 236 Fond du Lac, WI
20 Alderson, Tim SS Jr. 6-1 205 Mankato, MN
12 Anderson, Mel WR Sr. 6-3 205 Duluth, MN
93 Andolshek, Dick OT So. 6-2 230 Cross Lake, MN
78 Babcock, Jack OT Sr. 6-4 260 Rochester, MN
59 Bailey, Bob DE Jr. 6-2 224 Montgomery, AL
79 Bauman, Todd OT Sr. 6-4 249 Fairmont, MN
88 Brewer, Jeff WR Jr. 6-3 175 Marshall, MN
87 Browne, Tim DE Sr. 6-3 220 Winona, MN
76 Buetow, Bart OT Sr. 6-5 225 Mounds View, MN
66 Bunge, Darrel OG So. 6-1 242 Caledonia, MN
39 Chandler, Tom DE Sr. 6-1 214 LaCanada, CA
86 Christensen, Dan DE Fr. 6-2 224 Rochester, MN
32 Clare, Lou RB Jr. 6-1 215 Mississauga, ON
30 Cook, Ernie FB Sr. 5-10 213 Daytona Beach, FL
10 Curry, Craig QB Sr. 6-2 193 Miami, FL
89 Fahnhorst, Keith TE So. 6-6 242 St. Cloud, MN
18 Fash, Gil QB So. 6-4 199 Lockport, IL
81 Finley, Scott TE So. 6-6 215 Bloomington, MN
39 Goldberg, Steve LS Fr. 6-1 228 Tulsa, OK
65 Gunderson, Jeff DT So. 6-3 227 Minneapolis, MN
80 Hamm, Kevin WR Sr. 6-3 223 St. Cloud, MN
56 Hegland, Dave OG Fr. 6-2 254 Peterson, MN
48 Henry, Jim RB Jr. 6-0 195 St. Cloud, MN
72 Herkenhoff, Matt OT So. 6-5 252 St. Rose, MN
14 Herman, Jim CB Jr. 6-0 178 Minneapolis, MN
45 Honza, George WR Jr. 6-0 185 Montgomery, MN
49 Hoyer, Lindsay RB So. 6-1 190 Edina, MN
40 Humleker, Dick DB Sr. 5-11 180 Excelsior, MN
70 Irwin, Scott DT So. 6-2 234 Duluth, MN
37 King, John FB So. 6-1 218 Harvest, AL
54 King, Ron LB Sr. 5-11 217 Chatfield, MN
83 Kingsriter, Doug TE Jr. 6-3 220 Richfield, MN
77 Krol, John OG So. 6-3 233 Griffith, IN
50 Light, Bill LB Sr. 6-2 240 Hopkins, MN
33 MacLeod, Tom LB Jr. 6-4 217 Proctor, MN
75 Maloney, Dennis OT Jr. 6-5 255 Green Bay, WI
25 Marquesen, John RB Sr. 6-1 203 Hopkins, MN
19 Mason, Mike QB Jr. 6-3 199 Baraboo, WI
90 Mayfield, Curtis DE Sr. 6-4 231 Memphis, TN
82 McCarron, Jeff WR So. 6-4 202 Sherburn, MN
73 McGrath, Pat DT So. 6-2 226 Prospect Heights, IL
43 McGraw, Jim RB So. 6-1 198 Shownburg, IL
17 Morgan, Bob QB Jr. 5-11 190 Robbinsdale, MN
51 Mullin, Tom OC Sr. 6-3 231 Sioux City, IA
97 Neils, Steve DE So. 6-2 213 St. Peter, MN
44 Payne, Allan WR So. 5-11 191 Minneapolis, MN
23 Perfetti, Mike DB Sr. 6-1 185 Minneapolis, MN
24 Politano, Steve FS Jr. 6-1 173 Inwood, NJ
29 Pribyl, Tom SS So. 6-2 197 Heron Lake, MN
98 Raiche, Gene DT So. 6-0 219 St. Cloud, MN
38 Ramerth, Mike DT Fr. 6-1 224 Minneapolis, MN
27 Randall, Todd FS So. 6-1 190 Middleton, WI
61 Rankin, Lee OG Sr. 6-0 222 Glassport, PA
35 Rudolph, Paul FB Fr. 6-2 216 Chicago, IL
69 Scheuer, Clayton DT Jr. 5-11 252 St. Cloud, MN
85 Schwartze, Mark TE So. 6-0 211 Hutchinson, MN
41 Sheridan, Farrell CB Jr. 6-0 195 Rutherford, NJ
71 Simonson, Dave OT So. 6-6 236 Austin, MN
34 Sotebeer, Mark OG So. 6-1 218 Brooklyn Center, MN
36 Steidl, Mike LB So. 5-10 211 Alexandria, MN
62 Tollefson, Paul OG Jr. 6-1 236 Green Bay, WI
53 Veldman, Bob OC Jr. 6-4 231 Hollandale, MN
31 Volkman, Rick LB So. 5-10 206 Oshkosh, WI
46 Waltower, Tom RB Jr. 5-10 195 Augusta, GA
28 White, Mike CB Jr. 6-0 192 Columbus, GA
60 Winfield, Vernon OG Sr. 6-2 237 Minneapolis, MN
68 Wood, Larry OG So. 6-1 233 Austin, MN
26 Wright, Paul SS Jr. 5-11 195 Edina, MN

1971 Final AP Poll

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

1971 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Nebraska 13-0-0
2 Alabama 11-1-0
3 Oklahoma 11-1-0
4 Michigan 11-1-0
5 Auburn 9-2-0
6 Arizona State 11-1-0
7 Colorado 10-2-0
8 Georgia 11-1-0
9 Tennessee 10-2-0
10 Louisiana State 9-3-0
11 Penn State 11-1-0
12 Texas 8-3-0
13 Toledo 12-0-0
14 Houston 9-3-0
15 Notre Dame 8-2-0
16 Stanford 9-3-0
17 Iowa State 8-4-0
18 North Carolina 9-3-0
19 Florida State 8-4-0
20 Mississippi 10-2-0
20 Arkansas 8-3-1

1971 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1972
Stanford 13, Michigan 12

1971 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1972
Nebraska 38, Alabama 6
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1972
Oklahoma 40, Auburn 22
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1972
Penn State 30, Texas 6
Sun Bowl - 12/18/1971
Louisiana State 33, Iowa State 15
Gator Bowl - 12/31/1971
Georgia 7, North Carolina 3
Tangerine Bowl - 12/28/1971
Toledo 28, Richmond 3
Liberty Bowl - 12/20/1971
Tennessee 14, Arkansas 13
Peach Bowl - 12/30/1971
Mississippi 41, Georgia Tech 18
Fiesta Bowl - 12/27/1971
Arizona State 45, Florida State 38
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1971
Colorado 29, Houston 17
Pasadena Bowl - 12/18/1971
Memphis 28, San Jose State 9