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1986 Football Results

Gopher Football 1986 Season

  • Head Coach: John Gutekunst (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 5 - 3
  • Conference Record: 6 - 6
  • Liberty Bowl: vs. Tennessee (L 21-14)

1986 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/13/1986 Bowling Green (5-6) W 31-7
09/20/1986 @ Oklahoma (11-1) L 0-63
09/27/1986 Pacific (4-7) L 20-24
10/04/1986 @ Purdue (3-8) W 36-9
10/11/1986 Homecoming
Northwestern (4-7)
W 44-23
10/18/1986 Indiana (6-6) W 19-17
10/25/1986 @ Ohio State (10-3) L 0-33
11/01/1986 Michigan State (6-5) L 23-52
11/08/1986 @ Wisconsin (3-9) W 27-20
11/15/1986 @ Michigan (11-2) W 20-17
11/22/1986 Iowa (9-3) L 27-30
12/29/1986 Liberty Bowl
vs. Tennessee (7-5)
L 14-21

1986 Big Ten Standings

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

1986 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown
89 Anderson, Mel WR Sr 5-11 171 Homestead, PA
52 Anderson, Paul OG Jr 6-2 264 Osseo, WI
15 Armstrong, Ray WR So 6-1 169 Jacksonville, AR
81 Bahr, Ed TE Fr 6-4 230 International Falls, MN
16 Baker, Michael WR So 5-11 185 St. Louis, MO
27 Berry, Warren FS So 5-11 195 Willingboro, NJ
8 Bobinski, John QB Fr 6-2 192 Rothschild, WI
81 Brouwer, Jason DE Fr 6-4 262 Slayton, MN
2 Brown, Guy CB Fr 6-0 189 Chippewa Falls, WI
9 Brown, Joel SS So 5-10 177 Peyton, CO
38 Bruce, Jason WR So 6-0 190 Eagan, MN
95 Burke, Anthony DT Sr 6-3 263 Minnetonka, MN
12 Carlson, Paul P Jr 6-2 181 Manhattan Beach, MN
29 Carter, Dennis WR So 6-0 174 Miami, FL
30 Conant, Dale RB Fr 6-1 233 Apple Valley, MN
21 Couch, Gary WR Jr 5-11 173 Davenport, IA
51 Coughlin, Bob DT Fr 6-2 240 Brooklyn Park, MN
74 Drabczak, Mark OG Fr 6-5 278 Minneapolis, MN
59 Dusbabek, Mark LB Sr 6-4 235 Faribault, MN
45 Dutrieuille, Duane CB Jr 5-9 176 Homestead, PA
26 Evans, Marcus RB Fr 5-9 190 Orlando, FL
60 Farr, Eric OT Jr 6-4 199 Eau Claire, WI
14 Foggie, Rickey QB Jr 6-2 189 Waterloo, SC
41 Fors, Erik FB Sr 6-1 200 Rosemount, MN
40 Franklin, Steve SS So 5-11 202 Groveland, FL
28 Garrido, Gaston SS Sr 5-11 183 Wilton, CT
37 Goetz, Ron LB Fr 6-3 230 Waconia, MN
58 Guldin, Scott OC Jr 5-11 221 Irwin, PA
68 Hadd, Gary DT Jr 6-4 270 Burnsville, MN
78 Hart, Pat OC So 6-3 256 Andover, MN
5 Herbel, Brent P Fr 5-10 187 Grafton, ND
55 Hitchcock, Ray OC Sr 6-2 274 St. Paul, MN
62 Hobbins, Jim OT Sr 6-7 271 Green Bay, WI
88 Holmes, Bruce LB Sr 6-3 235 Detroit, MI
17 Holt, Alan QB So 6-0 189 Miami, FL
93 Hrycak, Terry LB So 6-2 225 Newark, DE
20 Joyner, Larry LB Sr 6-0 194 Memphis, TN
83 Juneau, Tim TE So 6-5 255 Andover, MN
71 Kielbasa, Brian DT Fr 6-1 259 Streamwood, IL
67 Lennon, James OG Fr 6-2 271 St. Paul, MN
56 Leverenz, Jon LB Fr 6-3 230 Ankeny, IA
73 Liimatta, Dan OT Fr 6-6 280 Aurora, MN
25 Lohmiller, Chip K Jr 6-3 205 Woodbury, MN
51 Martin, Douglas OC Sr 6-4 244 Williams Bay, WI
7 Martinez, Matt CB Sr 5-11 182 Glendale, AZ
76 Mayle, Steve OG Fr 6-5 264 Canton, OH
69 McCabe, Martin OG Fr 6-4 263 Villanova, PA
3 McCree, Charles CB So 5-11 179 Bolingbrook, IL
36 McGee, Albert RB Fr 5-11 193 Kansas City, KS
4 McGee, Carlos CB Fr 5-10 167 St. Louis, MO
43 McIntosh, Marcus FS Jr 6-1 198 St. Paul, MN
65 Melander, Jon OT Fr 6-7 265 Fridley, MN
46 Mueller, Doug DT Jr 6-3 233 St. Louis, MO
84 Otto, Craig TE So 6-3 216 Elk River, MN
50 Pelphrey, Randy OC Sr 6-4 251 Minford, OH
24 Penn, Ed RB So 6-0 210 Tampa, FL
53 Peterson, Steve OG So 6-5 251 Marshalltown, IA
71 Pickerign, Perry OG Sr 6-2 261 Cottage Grove, MN
47 Pollard, Don LB Sr 6-1 223 Oakland, CA
65 Rechtin, Dan OT Jr 6-6 270 St. Louis, MO
97 Rhodus, Steve DT Jr 6-1 244 Rice Lake, WI
11 Richardson, Roselle FB So 6-1 227 Warren, OH
64 Schultz, Shawn OT So 6-5 255 Neenah, WI
70 Selvestra, John OT Fr 6-7 288 Rosemount, MN
31 Settembrino, Al RB Fr 5-11 195 Philadelphia, PA
34 Singletary, Bobby FB Fr 5-10 213 Pittsburgh, PA
35 Small, Donovan FS Sr 5-11 190 Wheeling, IL
94 Stephens, Mac LB Fr 6-3 220 Akron, OH
23 Stewart, Terry RB So 6-2 198 Memphis, TN
57 Streiff, Scott LB Fr 6-2 224 West Concord, MN
18 Strong, Paul FS So 6-1 178 Pompano Beach, FL
66 Suess, Bryan LB Fr 6-2 237 Kasson, MN
91 Sunvold, Jeff DT Fr 6-1 245 Brooklyn Center, MN
79 Sunvold, Mike DT Fr 6-4 265 Brooklyn Center, MN
59 Thissen, Jon OG Fr 6-5 238 Osseo, MN
39 Thompson, Darrell RB Fr 6-1 220 Rochester, MN
96 Thompson, Steve DT Sr 6-2 272 Aurora, IL
86 Tinglehoff, Pat WR Fr 5-11 181 Prior Lake, MN
77 Trip, Trint DT So 6-5 280 Modovi, WI
32 Turgeon, Mike LB Fr 6-3 232 Warren, MN
90 Ukkelberg, Ross DT So 6-5 265 Clitherall, MN
63 Williams, Brian OC So 6-5 304 Pittsburgh, PA
48 Williams, David SS Jr 6-0 205 Waukesha, WI
82 Williams, John TE So 6-4 232 Bloomington, MN
31 Wilson, Kevin FB Sr 5-11 205 Aurora, IL
76 Wilson, Norries OT Sr 6-6 289 Markham, IL
57 Wolkow, Troy OG Jr 6-4 272 Lakeville, MN
87 Yurick, Bob LB Fr 6-5 237 Rocky River, OH

1986 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Penn State 12-0-0
2 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3 Oklahoma 11-1-0
4 Arizona State 10-1-1
5 Nebraska 10-2-0
6 Auburn 10-2-0
7 Ohio State 10-3-0
8 Michigan 11-2-0
9 Alabama 10-3-0
10 Louisiana State 9-3-0
11 Arizona 9-3-0
12 Baylor 9-3-0
13 Texas A&M 9-3-0
14 UCLA 8-3-1
15 Arkansas 9-3-0
16 Iowa 9-3-0
17 Clemson 8-2-2
18 Washington 8-3-1
19 Boston College 9-3-0
20 Virginia Tech 9-2-1

1986 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Penn State 12-0-0
2 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3 Oklahoma 11-1-0
4 Nebraska 10-2-0
5 Arizona State 10-1-1
6 Ohio State 10-3-0
7 Michigan 11-2-0
8 Auburn 10-2-0
9 Alabama 10-3-0
10 Arizona 9-3-0
11 Louisiana State 9-3-0
12 Texas A&M 9-3-0
13 Baylor 9-3-0
14 UCLA 8-3-1
15 Iowa 9-3-0
16 Arkansas 9-3-0
17 Washington 8-3-1
18 Boston College 9-3-0
19 Clemson 8-2-2
20 Florida State 7-4-1

1986 Final USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Penn State 12-0-0
2 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3 Oklahoma 11-1-0
4 Nebraska 10-2-0
5 Arizona State 10-1-1
6 Ohio State 10-3-0
7 Auburn 10-2-0
8 Michigan 11-2-0
9 Alabama 10-3-0
10 Louisiana State 9-3-0
11 Arizona 9-3-0
12 Texas A&M 9-3-0
13 UCLA 8-3-1
14 Baylor 9-3-0
15 Boston College 9-3-0
16 Iowa 9-3-0
17 Arkansas 9-3-0
18 Clemson 8-2-2
19 Washington 8-3-1
20 Virginia Tech 9-2-1
21 Florida State 7-4-1
22 Stanford 8-4-0
23 Georgia 8-4-0
24 North Carolina State 8-3-1
25 San Diego State 8-4-0

1986 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1987
Arizona State 22, Michigan 15
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1987
Ohio State 28, Texas A&M 12
Liberty Bowl - 12/29/1986
Tennessee 21, Minnesota 14
Sea World Holiday Bowl - 12/30/1986
Iowa 39, San Diego State 38
All-American Bowl - 12/31/1986
Florida State 27, Indiana 13

1986 Other Bowl Results

Orange Bowl - 01/01/1987
Oklahoma 42, Arkansas 8
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1987
Nebraska 30, Louisiana State 15
Sun Bowl - 12/25/1986
Alabama 28, Washington 6
Mazda Gator Bowl - 12/27/1986
Clemson 27, Stanford 21
Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/01/1987
Auburn 16, Southern California 7
Peach Bowl - 12/31/1986
Virginia Tech 25, North Carolina State 24
Sunkist Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/1987
Penn State 14, Miami (FL) 10
Independence Bowl - 12/20/1986
Mississippi 20, Texas Tech 17
Eagle Aloha Bowl - 12/27/1986
Arizona 30, North Carolina 21
Hall of Fame Bowl - 12/23/1986
Boston College 27, Georgia 24
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1986
Baylor 21, Colorado 9
California Bowl - 12/13/1986
San Jose State 37, Miami (OH) 7
Freedom Bowl - 12/30/1986
UCLA 31, Brigham Young 10