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1980 Football Results

Gopher Football 1980 Season

  • Head Coach: Joe Salem (2nd season)
  • Overall Record: 5 - 6
  • Conference Record: 4 - 5

1980 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/13/1980 Ohio (6-5) W 38-14
09/20/1980 @ Ohio State (9-3) L 0-47
09/27/1980 Southern California (8-2-1) L 7-24
10/04/1980 @ Northwestern (0-11) W 49-21
10/11/1980 @ Purdue (9-3) L 7-21
10/18/1980 Homecoming
Michigan (10-2)
L 14-37
10/25/1980 Iowa (4-7) W 24-6
11/01/1980 @ Illinois (3-7-1) W 21-18
11/08/1980 Indiana (6-5) W 31-7
11/15/1980 Michigan State (3-8) L 12-30
11/22/1980 @ Wisconsin (4-7) L 7-25

1980 Big Ten Standings

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

1980 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
68 Anderson, Bob OG Fr 6-1 239 New Brighton, MN
40 Artis, Roy WR Sr 6-2 187 Lawnside, NJ
71 Bankson, Kurt DT So 5-10 218 Franklin Park, IL
41 Barber, Marion RB Sr 6-3 226 Detroit, MI
57 Bennett, Chris OC Fr 6-3 238 Stillwater, MN
30 Bifulk, Ed FB So 6-2 206 St. Paul, MN
79 Bisch, Steve OT So 6-6 253 LeSueur, MN
68 Capo, Rene DT So 6-0 226 Hialeah, FL
14 Cardelli, Glenn SS So 5-11 188 Elmwood Park, IL
83 Carroll, Jay TE Fr 6-4 230 Winona, MN
5 Cieslewicz, Glen LB Fr 6-3 233 Green Bay, WI
43 Cooper, Chester WR Jr 6-3 202 Paulsboro, NJ
87 Curtis, Mike TE So 6-4 221 Eau Claire, WI
22 Dagner, Paul SS So 6-2 196 Richfield, MN
78 Dallafior, Ken OT Jr 6-4 264 Madison Heights, MI
16 Davidson, Nick WR So 5-11 176 Miami, FL
98 Davis, Anthony DE So 6-1 222 Detroit, MI
25 Davis, Howard CB So 5-11 173 Detroit, MI
91 Denney, Jeff DT So 6-2 226 Washington, DC
11 Edling, Steve P Fr 6-2 190 St. Croix Falls, WI
48 Eldridge, DeWayne RB Fr 6-1 175 Los Angeles, CA
89 Fahnhorst, Jim LB Jr 6-5 230 St. Cloud, MN
82 Farrow, Lonnie WR So 5-10 159 Pompano, FL
51 Ford, Mike LB Jr 6-0 212 Coon Rapids, MN
17 Foxworth, Ken CB Sr 5-11 188 St. Louis, MO
21 Gallery, James K Fr 6-1 191 Morton, MN
64 Gehrke, Keith OT So 6-5 254 Arlington Heights, IL
3 Gilbert, Andre LB Fr 6-1 206 Chicago, IL
46 Gregory, Duane FB Sr 5-10 197 Chicago, IL
76 Hallstrom, Todd OT So 6-7 255 Brook Park, MN
38 Harms, Brent DT Jr 6-2 224 Rice Lake, WI
42 Harris, Andre CB Fr 5-11 187 Chicago, IL
95 Horton, Tony LB Fr 6-2 208 Detroit, MI
3 Howard, Glenn LB Jr 6-2 225 Paulsboro, NJ
85 Hughes, Ken WR Fr 5-9 188 Detroit, MI
65 Humphries, Bill OG So 6-3 267 Detroit, MI
1 Jenkins, Kelvin WR Sr 5-9 174 Long Beach, CA
94 Kellen, Kevin DT So 6-6 255 Grand Rapids, MN
70 Kelly, Pat OT Fr 6-3 252 Roseville, MN
79 Kersten, Wally OT Jr 6-6 268 Minneapolis, MN
2 Kleinheinz, Jeff QB Fr 6-2 182 Milwaukee, WI
60 Kuchar, David OT Fr 6-5 241 Mora, MN
55 Kuebelbeck, Keith OG Fr 6-4 244 Spooner, WI
35 Laliberte, Mark LB So 6-2 221 Hibbing, MN
37 Lewis, Glenn RB Sr 6-0 209 Edina, MN
92 Maas, Dick DT So 6-2 227 St. Louis Park, MN
1 McMullen, Dwayne WR Fr 5-11 173 Harrisburg, PA
97 Mia, Darryl LB So 6-1 215 Highland Park, MI
56 Moe, Michael OC Fr 6-2 207 Rapid City, S.D.
66 Moritko, Jeff OG Fr 6-3 245 Minneapolis, MN
13 Murphy, Sean FS Fr 6-3 198 Avon, MN
61 Ness, Todd DE Fr 6-1 186 Kenosha, WI
23 Noel, Dana CB Sr 5-10 188 Wheaton, IL
7 Olson, Bruce QB So 6-1 190 Reedsburg, WI
58 Olson, Ed OC So 6-3 242 Crystal, MN
5 Olson, Gregg CB So 6-0 188 Edina, MN
13 Olson, Jim CB Fr 5-10 198 Hopkins, MN
75 Olsonoski, Jim DT Fr 6-3 224 Edina, MN
90 Orgas, Fred DE So 6-4 224 Brooklyn Center, MN
77 Paulson, Craig DE Fr 6-4 247 Stevens Point, WI
69 Penovich, Kent OT Sr 6-6 276 Muskego, WI
45 Peppe, Mike SS Jr 5-11 187 Brooklyn Park, MN
62 Peterson, Eric OG Jr 6-4 232 San Diego, CA
36 Peterson, Todd LB So 6-2 222 Richfield, MN
6 Prairie, Bill FS Jr 5-11 177 Rosemount, MN
53 Rasmussen, Randy OC So 6-2 262 New Brighton, MN
52 Renzi, Ron LB Fr 6-2 219 Arlington, VA
26 Robb, Mike LB So 6-2 201 Cottage Grove, MN
52 Rosland, Tim OC Fr 5-11 227 Edina, MN
44 Ross, Marvel RB So 5-9 175 Detroit, MI
41 Ross, Walter RB So 6-0 192 St. Petersburg, FL
10 Salem, Tim QB Fr 6-1 187 Edina, MN
96 Schuh, Jeff DE Sr 6-3 226 Crystal, MN
81 Sonnenfeld, Randy TE Sr 6-6 244 Robbinsdale, MN
18 Stensrud, Mike FS So 6-3 206 Apple Valley, MN
31 Stroup, Bob FB So 6-0 217 Fargo, ND
15 Sudler, Bob QB Fr 6-1 189 Miami, FL
12 Swats, Bill QB Fr 6-1 182 Fort Myers, FL
47 Taylor, Kevin FS Fr 6-1 186 Detroit, MI
27 Thomas, Virgil WR So 6-0 198 Detroit, MI
92 Turek, Terry LB So 6-5 218 Montgomery, MN
73 Ulloa, Rene OT Fr 6-3 236 Miami, FL
63 Vonderhaar, Mark OT Fr 6-6 257 Hibbing, MN
20 Walker, DeWayne CB Jr 5-10 177 Pasadena, CA
49 Watson, Teddy RB Fr 5-10 159 Miami, FL
19 Weckbacker, Ron WR Jr 5-11 163 Burbank, CA
84 Weipert, Joe TE Fr 6-3 218 Cloquet, MN
9 White, Garry FB Sr 6-0 204 TX Rockdale
39 Williams, DeWayne LB So 6-0 219 Waukegon, IL
4 Witthus, Rick SS So 6-3 196 Glencoe, MN
59 Wood, John DE So 6-3 225 Schofield, WI
59 Wood, John DE Jr 6-3 225 Schofield, WI

1980 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Georgia 12-0-0
2 Pittsburgh 11-1-0
3 Oklahoma 10-2-0
4 Michigan 10-2-0
5 Florida State 10-2-0
6 Alabama 10-2-0
7 Nebraska 10-2-0
8 Penn State 10-2-0
9 Notre Dame 9-2-1
10 North Carolina 11-1-0
11 Southern California 8-2-1
12 Brigham Young 12-1-0
13 UCLA 9-2-0
14 Baylor 10-2-0
15 Ohio State 9-3-0
16 Washington 9-3-0
17 Purdue 9-3-0
18 Miami (FL) 9-3-0
19 Mississippi State 9-3-0
20 Southern Methodist 8-4-0

1980 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Georgia 12-0-0
2 Pittsburgh 11-1-0
3 Oklahoma 10-2-0
4 Michigan 10-2-0
5 Florida State 10-2-0
6 Alabama 10-2-0
7 Nebraska 10-2-0
8 Penn State 10-2-0
9 North Carolina 11-1-0
10 Notre Dame 9-2-1
11 Brigham Young 12-1-0
12 Southern California 8-2-1
13 Baylor 10-2-0
14 UCLA 9-2-0
15 Ohio State 9-3-0
16 Purdue 9-3-0
17 Washington 9-3-0
18 Miami (FL) 9-3-0
19 Florida 8-4-0
20 Southern Methodist 8-4-0

1980 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1981
Michigan 23, Washington 6
Liberty Bowl - 12/27/1980
Purdue 28, Missouri 25
Fiesta Bowl - 12/26/1980
Penn State 31, Ohio State 19

1980 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1981
Oklahoma 18, Florida State 17
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1981
Georgia 17, Notre Dame 10
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1981
Alabama 30, Baylor 2
Sun Bowl - 12/27/1980
Nebraska 31, Mississippi State 17
Gator Bowl - 12/29/1980
Pittsburgh 37, South Carolina 9
Tangerine Bowl - 12/20/1980
Florida 35, Maryland 20
Peach Bowl - 01/02/1981
Miami (FL) 20, Virginia Tech 10
Independence Bowl - 12/13/1980
Southern Mississippi 16, McNeese State 14
Holiday Bowl - 12/19/1980
Brigham Young 46, Southern Methodist 45
Hall of Fame Classic - 12/27/1980
Arkansas 34, Tulane 15
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1980
North Carolina 16, Texas 7
Garden State Bowl - 12/14/1980
Houston 35, Navy 0