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1984 Football Results

Gopher Football 1984 Season

  • Head Coach: Lou Holtz (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 4 - 7
  • Conference Record: 3 - 6

1984 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/08/1984 Rice (1-10) W 31-24
09/15/1984 @ Nebraska (10-2) L 7-38
09/22/1984 @ Purdue (7-5) L 10-34
09/29/1984 Ohio State (9-3) L 22-35
10/06/1984 Indiana (0-11) W 33-24
10/13/1984 @ Wisconsin (7-4-1) W 17-14
10/20/1984 Homecoming
Northwestern (2-9)
L 28-31
10/27/1984 Michigan State (6-6) L 13-20
11/03/1984 @ Illinois (7-4) L 3-48
11/10/1984 @ Michigan (6-6) L 7-31
11/17/1984 Iowa (8-4-1) W 23-17

1984 Big Ten Standings

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

1984 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
89 Anderson, Mel WR So 5-11 171 Homestead, PA
43 Appleton, Grady WR Jr 6-4 195 Park Forest, IL
81 Bahr, Ed TE Fr 6-4 230 International Falls, MN
37 Baylor, Valdez RB Jr 5-11 201 Harrisburg, PA
27 Berry, Warren FS Fr 5-11 195 Willingboro, NJ
38 Bruce, Jason WR Fr 6-0 190 Eagan, MN
95 Burke, Anthony DT So 6-3 263 Minnetonka, MN
29 Carter, Dennis WR Fr 6-0 174 Miami, FL
39 Christopherson, Joe LB Jr 6-1 221 Austin, MN
80 Clausen, Kurt DE Fr 6-4 220 Owatonna, MN
21 Couch, Gary WR Fr 5-11 173 Davenport, IA
51 Crain, Mark OC Fr 5-11 235 St. Louis, MO
98 DeSimone, Mark DT Jr 6-3 241 Mahtomedi, MN
59 Dusbabek, Mark LB So 6-4 235 Faribault, MN
45 Dutrieuille, Duane CB Fr 5-9 176 Homestead, PA
51 Faulk, Darryl LB So 6-1 205 Pittsburgh, PA
14 Foggie, Rickey QB Fr 6-2 189 Waterloo, SC
7 Ford, Dan QB Fr 6-1 195 Tulsa, OK
41 Fors, Erik LB So 6-0 202 Rosemount, MN
28 Garrido, Gaston SS So 5-11 183 Wilton, CT
94 Gibbons, Steve LB Jr 6-0 215 Youngstown, OH
8 Glenn, Kerry CB Sr 5-9 172 East St. Louis, IL
91 Graffunder, Craig DT Jr 6-4 250 Fridley, MN
58 Guldin, Scott OC Fr 5-11 221 Irwin, PA
68 Hadd, Gary DT Fr 6-4 270 Burnsville, MN
12 Hare, Andy WR Jr 6-1 195 Appleton, WI
42 Harris, Andre CB Sr 5-11 187 Chicago, IL
78 Hart, Pat DT Fr 6-3 220 Andover, MN
55 Hitchcock, Ray OC So 6-2 274 St. Paul, MN
62 Hobbins, Jim OT So 6-7 271 Green Bay, WI
88 Holmes, Bruce LB So 6-3 235 Detroit, MI
22 Holmes, Courtney RB Fr 6-3 228 Ambler, PA
17 Holt, Alan QB Fr 6-0 189 Miami, FL
40 Holt, Dennis CB Fr 5-10 170 Memphis, TN
82 Horton, Charlie K Jr 6-2 180 Shoreview, MN
49 Howard, Lungen CB Jr 6-0 183 Detroit, MI
33 Hunter, Tony RB Sr 5-9 195 Memphis, TN
20 Joyner, Larry LB So 6-0 194 Memphis, TN
83 Juneau, Tim TE Fr 6-5 220 Andover, MN
10 Kelly, Adam P Jr 5-10 195 Excelsior, MN
56 Kelly, John OC Sr 6-4 243 Roseville, MN
73 Lilleberg, Jon OG Jr 6-5 270 Atwater, MN
25 Lohmiller, Chip K Fr 6-3 205 Woodbury, MN
1 McMullen, Dwayne WR Sr 5-11 173 Harrisburg, PA
97 Mitchell, Travis DT So 6-0 215 West Palm Beach, FL
19 Moe, Mike QB Jr 6-2 195 Edina, MN
87 Monson, Rudy OT So 6-2 204 Duluth, MN
64 Moritko, Jeff OT Sr 6-3 261 Minneapolis, MN
46 Mueller, Doug DT Fr 6-3 233 St. Louis, MO
30 Mulligan, Greg LB So 6-4 214 Richfield, MN
32 Najarian, Peter LB Jr 6-2 222 Minneapolis, MN
34 Nelson, Malcolm FS So 5-9 180 Maywood, IL
77 Noe, John DE Jr 6-1 210 St. Paul, MN
84 Otto, Craig TE Fr 6-3 216 Elk River, MN
50 Pelphrey, Randy OC Jr 6-4 251 Minford, OH
53 Peterson, Steve OG Fr 6-5 251 Marshalltown, IA
81 Pinkston, Bob TE Jr 6-1 208 Simi, CA
66 Pryor, Mike OT Jr 6-4 260 Memphis, TN
44 Puk, David FB Jr 6-4 216 Cedar Rapids, IA
52 Puk, Steve OG Jr 6-3 250 Cedar Rapids, IA
65 Rechtin, Dan OT Fr 6-6 270 St. Louis, MO
13 Reed, Rich DE Jr 6-2 218 Toledo, OH
9 Reid, Anthony WR Fr 5-8 170 Willingboro, NJ
11 Roller, Willie DE Sr 6-2 212 Minneapolis, MN
92 Roth, Rick DT Fr 6-0 245 Junction City, WI
6 Sadek, Brett QB So 6-2 191 Apple Valley, MN
64 Schultz, Shawn OT Fr 6-5 255 Neenah, WI
26 Serie, Tom RB Fr 5-9 185 Minneapolis, MN
2 Sloan, Elvin CB Jr 6-1 195 Detroit, MI
35 Small, Donovan FS So 5-11 190 Wheeling, IL
86 Starks, Kevin TE Jr 6-4 225 Robbins, IL
71 Stepanek, Joe DT Jr 6-4 258 Cedar Rapids, IA
23 Stewart, Terry RB Fr 6-2 198 Memphis, TN
38 Sudler, Bob FB Sr 6-0 201 Miami, FL
69 Tessier, Scott SS Jr 6-2 208 White Bear Lake, MN
96 Thompson, Steve DT So 6-2 272 Aurora, IL
90 Ukkelberg, Ross DT Fr 6-5 265 Clitherall, MN
36 Vanderwoude, Mark DE So 6-3 215 Burnsville, MN
63 Vonderhaar, Mark OT Sr 6-5 246 Hibbing, MN
61 Weiss, Bret DE Jr 6-1 188 Forest Lake, MN
63 Williams, Brian OC Fr 6-5 304 Pittsburgh, PA
82 Williams, John TE Fr 6-4 232 Bloomington, MN
31 Wilson, Kevin FB So 5-11 205 Aurora, IL
76 Wilson, Norries OT So 6-6 289 Markham, IL
57 Wolkow, Troy OG Fr 6-4 272 Lakeville, MN

1984 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Brigham Young 13-0-0
2 Washington 11-1-0
3 Florida 9-1-1
4 Nebraska 10-2-0
5 Boston College 10-2-0
6 Oklahoma 9-2-1
7 Oklahoma State 10-2-0
8 Southern Methodist 10-2-0
9 UCLA 9-3-0
10 Southern California 9-3-0
11 South Carolina 10-2-0
12 Maryland 9-3-0
13 Ohio State 9-3-0
14 Auburn 9-4-0
15 Louisiana State 8-3-1
16 Iowa 8-4-1
17 Florida State 7-3-2
18 Miami (FL) 8-5-0
19 Kentucky 9-3-0
20 Virginia 8-2-2

1984 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Brigham Young 13-0-0
2 Washington 11-1-0
3 Nebraska 10-2-0
4 Boston College 10-2-0
5 Oklahoma State 10-2-0
6 Oklahoma 9-2-1
7 Florida 9-1-1
8 Southern Methodist 10-2-0
9 Southern California 9-3-0
10 UCLA 9-3-0
11 Maryland 9-3-0
12 Ohio State 9-3-0
13 South Carolina 10-2-0
14 Auburn 9-4-0
15 Iowa 8-4-1
16 Louisiana State 8-3-1
17 Virginia 8-2-2
18 West Virginia 8-4-0
19 Kentucky 9-3-0
19 Florida State 7-3-2

1984 Final USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Brigham Young 13-0-0
2 Washington 11-1-0
3 Florida 9-1-1
4 Nebraska 10-2-0
5 Oklahoma 9-2-1
6 Boston College 10-2-0
7 Oklahoma State 10-2-0
8 Southern Methodist 10-2-0
9 Maryland 9-3-0
10 South Carolina 10-2-0
11 Southern California 9-3-0
12 UCLA 9-3-0
13 Louisiana State 8-3-1
14 Ohio State 9-3-0
15 Auburn 9-4-0
16 Miami (FL) 8-5-0
17 Florida State 7-3-2
18 Virginia 8-2-2
19 Kentucky 9-3-0
20 Iowa 8-4-1
21 West Virginia 8-4-0
22 Army 8-3-1
23 Georgia 7-4-1
24 Air Force 8-4-0
25 Notre Dame 7-5-0

1984 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1985
Southern California 20, Ohio State 17
Peach Bowl - 12/31/1984
Virginia 27, Purdue 24
Holiday Bowl - 12/21/1984
Brigham Young 24, Michigan 17
Hall of Fame Classic - 12/29/1984
Kentucky 20, Wisconsin 19
Cherry Bowl - 12/22/1984
Army 10, Michigan State 6
Freedom Bowl - 12/26/1984
Iowa 55, Texas 17

1984 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1985
Washington 28, Oklahoma 17
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1985
Nebraska 28, Louisiana State 10
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1985
Boston College 45, Houston 28
Sun Bowl - 12/22/1984
Maryland 28, Tennessee 27
Gator Bowl - 12/28/1984
Oklahoma State 21, South Carolina 14
Florida Citrus Bowl - 12/22/1984
Florida State 17, Georgia 17
Liberty Bowl - 12/27/1984
Auburn 21, Arkansas 15
Fiesta Bowl - 01/01/1985
UCLA 39, Miami (FL) 37
Independence Bowl - 12/15/1984
Air Force 23, Virginia Tech 7
Aloha Bowl - 12/29/1984
Southern Methodist 27, Notre Dame 20
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1984
West Virginia 31, Texas Christian 14
California Bowl - 12/15/1984
UNLV 30, *Toledo 13
*Toledo wins by forfeit