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1973 Football Results

Gopher Football 1973 Season

  • Head Coach: Cal Stoll (2nd season)
  • Overall Record: 7 - 4
  • Conference Record: 6 - 2

1973 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/15/1973 @ Ohio State (10-0-1) L 7-56
09/22/1973 North Dakota W 41-14
09/29/1973 @ Kansas (7-4-1) L 19-34
10/06/1973 Nebraska (9-2-1) L 7-48
10/13/1973 Indiana (2-9) W 24-3
10/20/1973 @ Iowa (0-11) W 31-23
10/27/1973 Homecoming
Michigan (10-0-1)
L 7-34
11/03/1973 @ Northwestern (4-7) W 52-43
11/10/1973 Purdue (5-6) W 34-7
11/17/1973 @ Illinois (5-6) W 19-16
11/24/1973 Wisconsin (4-7) W 19-17

1973 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 7-0-1 10-0-1
Michigan 7-0-1 10-0-1
Minnesota 6-2-0 7-4-0
Illinois 4-4-0 5-6-0
Michigan State 4-4-0 5-6-0
Purdue 4-4-0 5-6-0
Northwestern 4-4-0 4-7-0
Wisconsin 3-5-0 4-7-0
Indiana 0-8-0 2-9-0
Iowa 0-8-0 0-11-0

1973 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
91 Adams, Dan DT Sr. 6-1 236 Fond du Lac, WI
20 Adzick, George SS Fr. 6-4 196 Eden Prairie, MN
59 Anderson, Bruce LB Fr. 6-3 211 Zimmerman, MN
69 Anderson, Ken DE Fr. 6-2 197 Shawnee Mission, KS
59 Anderson, Russ LB Fr. 6-2 217 Minneapolis, MN
50 Bakken, Ollie LB Jr. 6-3 227 St. Paul, MN
3 Barlow, Greg FB Fr. 6-1 209 Madison, WI
22 Beaudoin, Doug FS So. 6-2 196 Jamestown, ND
33 Brady, Sam RB Fr. 6-0 196 Chicago, IL
56 Brownson, Tom OG Fr. 6-4 238 Lakeland, MN
81 Budish, Kim TE Jr. 6-5 257 Golden Valley, MN
66 Bunge, Darrel OG Sr. 6-1 242 Caledonia, MN
92 Byrne, Mike DE Jr. 6-4 216 Ardsley, NY
23 Cheolas, Steve FS Fr. 5-11 156 Detroit, MI
85 Christ, Pat WR Fr. 6-5 221 Hastings, MN
86 Christensen, Dan DE Jr. 6-2 224 Rochester, MN
4 Conerly, Al CB Fr. 6-0 178 Chicago, IL
51 Craine, Steve LB So. 6-2 218 St. Clare Shores, MI
43 Cummings, Dennis CB So. 6-0 186 Des Moines, IA
48 Derickson, Mike SS Jr. 6-0 195 Garrett, IN
73 Dowzak, Steve DT Fr. 6-6 262 Fergus Falls, MN
9 Dungy, Tony QB Fr. 6-0 182 Jackson, MI
67 Dunn, Bill OG So. 6-1 220 Northfield, IL
47 Engebos, Greg CB Jr. 5-11 179 Green Bay, WI
89 Fahnhorst, Keith TE Sr. 6-6 242 St. Cloud, MN
18 Fash, Gil QB Sr. 6-4 199 Lockport, IL
17 Fuller, Vince WR So. 6-1 171 Philadelphia, PA
58 Gerths, Greg LB Jr. 6-1 225 Hastings, MN
21 Gilmore, Orville CB Fr. 6-2 202 Chicago, IL
90 Glanton, Paul LB Jr. 6-3 238 Northfield, MN
39 Goldberg, Steve LS Jr. 6-1 228 Tulsa, Okla.
77 Greeley, Wells OT So. 6-5 261 Canton, NC
65 Gunderson, Jeff DT Sr. 6-3 227 Minneapolis, MN
75 Harvey, Brien OG Fr. 6-5 233 Des Moines, IA
56 Hegland, Dave OG Jr. 6-2 254 Peterson, MN
44 Henrickson, Dale TE Jr. 6-4 230 Barrington, IL
72 Herkenhoff, Matt OT Sr. 6-5 252 St. Rose, MN
67 Hollimon, Bryson OG Fr. 6-1 236 Green Bay, WI
25 Holmes, Bubby RB Fr. 5-11 180 Monessen, PA
70 Irwin, Scott DT Sr. 6-2 234 Duluth, MN
30 Jones, John WR Fr. 6-3 207 Madison, WI
45 Jones, Mike WR Fr. 6-3 184 Detroit, MI
42 Keller, Kevin CB Jr. 5-10 194 Austin, MN
37 King, John FB Sr. 6-1 218 Harvest, AL
14 Kocourek, Brian K So. 6-0 181 Bloomington, MN
64 Kreig, Gary OG So. 6-3 223 Bloomington, MN
77 Krol, John OG Sr. 6-3 233 Griffith, IN
16 Kuklenski, Kirby SS So. 5-11 184 Wahpeton, ND
46 Kullas, Ron WR Fr. 6-2 204 Columbia Heights, MN
74 Larson, David DT Fr. 6-5 244 Amboy, MN
12 Lawing, John QB So. 6-3 207 Lincolnton, NC
57 Linnell, Mark OC So. 6-4 240 South St. Paul, MN
95 Loewen, Fred DT So. 6-3 244 Marshall, WI
11 Makings, Mike FS So. 6-1 190 Scottsdale, AZ
26 Malinowski, Joe FB Fr. 5-11 194 Wyandotte, MI
62 Matula, Terry OT Fr. 6-3 249 Hastings, MN
2 McCall, Bill FS Fr. 6-1 184 Grants Pass, OR
70 McCullough, Pat DT Fr. 6-1 208 St. Paul, MN
69 Meadowcraft, Art OT So. 6-4 251 Baltimore, MD
83 Merrill, Mark TE Fr. 6-3 216 Roseville, MN
78 Midboe, Steve DT Fr. 6-4 236 Dallas, WI
76 Miller, Bill OT Fr. 6-8 272 Lanark, IL
6 Mosko, Frank P So. 5-11 211 Wyandotte, MI
60 Nanasi, Paul OG Fr. 6-0 200 Livonia, MI
97 Neils, Steve DE Sr. 6-2 213 St. Peter, MN
52 Nolander, Dave OC Fr. 6-4 225 Albert Lea, MN
32 O'Doll, Williams RB Fr. 6-1 191 Daytona Beach, FL
37 Perkins, Jim FB Fr. 6-0 210 Red Wing, MN
64 Plath, Roger OG So. 6-4 242 Hastings, MN
41 Powell, Larry RB Fr. 6-0 173 Ypsilanti, MI
38 Ramerth, Mike DT Jr. 6-1 224 Minneapolis, MN
27 Randall, Todd FS Sr. 6-1 190 Middleton, WI
55 Selleck, Jeff OC Jr. 6-0 227 Arlington Heights, IL
63 Shoff, Greg OT So. 6-4 251 Albert Lea, MN
7 Sigman, Scott SS Fr. 6-0 182 Flint, MI
15 Silianoff, Mark LB So. 6-0 208 South St. Paul, MN
79 Simons, Keith DT So. 6-4 249 Belleville, MI
71 Simonson, Dave OT Sr. 6-6 236 Austin, MN
94 Sims, Bill TE So. 6-2 212 Edina, MN
78 Slater, Mark DT Fr. 6-1 248 Minot, ND
98 Smith, Jeff DE So. 6-4 213 Plymouth, MN
19 Smith, Roger QB Fr. 6-2 200 Brooklyn Center, MN
36 Steidl, Mike LB Sr. 5-10 211 Alexandria, MN
97 Stewart, Steve LB Fr. 6-4 227 Richfield, MN
5 Stromwell, Dick WR So. 5-11 186 Eau Claire, WI
8 Thiele, Randy QB Fr. 6-1 194 Hastings, MN
28 Turnbull, Steve LB Fr. 6-0 205 Eden Prairie, MN
40 Upchurch, Rick RB Jr. 5-10 175 Holland, OH
31 Volkman, Rick LB Jr. 5-10 213 Oshkosh, WI
29 Vollmer, Dan LB So. 6-1 205 Wauwautosa, WI
54 Washington, George NT Fr. 6-2 213 Flint, MI
1 Westerhaus, Paul FS Fr. 5-11 176 Eden Prairie, MN
93 Wilson, Gregg DE Jr. 6-4 215 Pittsfield, MA
87 Wrobel, Ron DE So. 6-3 228 Detroit, MI

1973 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Notre Dame 11-0-0
2 Ohio State 10-0-1
3 Oklahoma 10-0-1
4 Alabama 11-1-0
5 Penn State 12-0-0
6 Michigan 10-0-1
7 Nebraska 9-2-1
8 Southern California 9-2-1
9 Houston 11-1-0
9 Arizona State 11-1-0
11 Texas Tech 11-1-0
12 UCLA 9-2-0
13 Louisiana State 9-3-0
14 Texas 8-3-0
15 Miami (OH) 11-0-0
16 North Carolina State 9-3-0
17 Missouri 8-4-0
18 Kansas 7-4-1
19 Tennessee 8-4-0
20 Tulane 9-3-0
20 Maryland 8-4-0

1973 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Alabama 11-1-0
2 Oklahoma 10-0-1
3 Ohio State 10-0-1
4 Notre Dame 11-0-0
5 Penn State 12-0-0
6 Michigan 10-0-1
7 Southern California 9-2-1
8 Texas 8-3-0
9 UCLA 9-2-0
10 Arizona State 11-1-0
11 Nebraska 9-2-1
11 Texas Tech 11-1-0
13 Houston 11-1-0
14 Louisiana State 9-3-0
15 Kansas 7-4-1
15 Tulane 9-3-0
17 Miami (OH) 11-0-0
18 Maryland 8-4-0
19 San Diego State 9-1-1
19 Florida 7-5-0

1973 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1974
Ohio State 42, Southern California 21

1973 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1974
Penn State 16, Louisiana State 9
Sugar Bowl - 12/31/1973
Notre Dame 24, Alabama 23
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1974
Nebraska 19, Texas 3
Sun Bowl - 12/29/1973
Missouri 34, Auburn 17
Gator Bowl - 12/29/1973
Texas Tech 28, Tennessee 19
Tangerine Bowl - 12/22/1973
Miami (OH) 16, Florida 7
Liberty Bowl - 12/17/1973
North Carolina State 31, Kansas State 18
Peach Bowl - 12/28/1973
Georgia 17, Maryland 16
Fiesta Bowl - 12/21/1973
Arizona State 28, Pittsburgh 7
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/29/1973
Houston 47, Tulane 7