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1988 Football Results

Gopher Football 1988 Season

  • Head Coach: John Gutekunst (3rd season)
  • Overall Record: 0 - 6 - 2
  • Conference Record: 2 - 7 - 2

1988 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/10/1988 Washington State (9-3) L 9-41
09/17/1988 Miami (OH) (0-10-1) W 35-3
09/24/1988 Northern llinois (7-4) W 31-20
10/01/1988 @ Purdue (4-7) L 10-14
10/08/1988 Homecoming
Northwestern (2-8-1)
T 28-28
10/15/1988 @ Indiana (8-3-1) L 13-33
10/22/1988 Ohio State (4-6-1) L 6-13
10/29/1988 Illinois (6-5-1) T 27-27
11/05/1988 @ Michigan (9-2-1) L 7-22
11/12/1988 @ Wisconsin (1-10) L 7-14
11/19/1988 Iowa (6-4-3) L 22-31

1988 Big Ten Standings

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

1988 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Elg. Ht. Wt. Hometown
20 Adams, Rick CB Jr 5-7 175 Groveland, FL
80 Akre, Skeeter DE So 6-6 245 Aubrey, TX
16 Baker, Michael WR Sr 5-11 185 St. Louis, MO
11 Baumhauer, Greg WR Fr 6-0 175 Bay Village, OH
82 Behrendt, Kirk TE Fr 6-3 220 Stevens Point, WI
3 Berglund, Brent K So 6-0 195 Amery, WI
35 Boyd, Dan FB Fr 6-2 212 Southhaven, MS
64 Brixius, Frank OG Fr 6-3 270 Excelsior, MN
81 Brouwer, Jason DE So 6-4 262 Slayton, MN
9 Brown, Joel SS Sr 5-10 177 Peyton, CO
38 Bruce, Jason WR Sr 6-0 190 Eagan, MN
95 Bryant, Anthony DL Fr 6-3 260 Miami, FL
53 Buendorf, Richard OC Sr 6-4 238 Hopkins, MN
44 Burt, Carlon CB Fr 5-11 188 Canton, OH
77 Clicquennoi, Sam OG Fr 6-3 265 Butler, PA
91 Collins, Charles DT So 6-3 276 Chicago, IL
30 Conant, Dale RB Jr 6-1 233 Apple Valley, MN
51 Coughlin, Bob DT So 6-2 240 Brooklyn Park, MN
42 Cummings, Patrick RB Jr 6-1 217 Madison, WI
41 Dalarosby, Stephen WR Fr 5-10 182 Cloquet, MN
74 Drabczak, Mark OG So 6-5 278 Minneapolis, MN
36 Elias, Nickolas LB Fr* 6-2 217 Rochester, MN
41 Evans, Doug DB Jr 6-1 191 Montgomery, AL
89 Evans, Pat TE Fr 6-6 255 Swarthmore, PA
59 Fisher, Bill DT Fr 6-1 257 Cherry Hill, NJ
13 Fisher, Derek DB Fr 5-9 189 Miami, FL
14 Fleetwood, Marquel QB Fr 6-0 183 Decatur, GA
4 Foggie, Fred CB So 6-0 181 Waterloo, SC
21 Freirmuth, Troy WR Fr 5-10 170 Hastings, MN
2 Gaiters, Chris WR Jr 6-1 184 Zanesville, OH
40 Geier, Jeff K Jr 6-3 193 Tarpon, FL
37 Goetz, Ron LB Jr 6-3 230 Waconia, MN
32 Gould, Octavius FB So 6-0 219 Browns Mills, NJ
19 Grant, Kevin WR So 6-0 160 Miami, FL
99 Hackbarth, Kraig DL Fr 6-2 260 Fond du Lac, WI
78 Harrison, Ted OG Fr 6-4 270 Crystal, MN
78 Hart, Pat OC Sr 6-3 256 Andover, MN
98 Heath, Russ LB Fr 6-2 207 Aurora, CO
58 Hendrickson, Craig OT So 6-4 290 Tucson, AZ
61 Hendrickson, Scott OT Fr 6-3 275 Tucson, AZ
5 Herbel, Brent P Jr 5-10 187 Grafton, ND
29 Hill, Irving SS Fr 5-10 192 Burnsville, MN
17 Holt, Alan QB Sr 6-0 189 Miami, FL
85 Hopewell, Paul WR Fr 6-2 202 Loveland, OH
93 Hrycak, Terry LB Sr 6-2 225 Newark, DE
75 Isakson, Gary DT Fr* 6-4 277 Apple Valley, MN
45 Jackson, Frank FS So 6-1 195 Detroit, MI
50 Johnson, Derek OC So 6-1 246 Bloomington, MN
12 Joiner, Keswic QB Fr* 5-10 174 Moss Point, MS
23 Kangas, Paul WR Jr 5-11 169 Faribault, MN
49 Kaufman, Dean P Fr 6-3 225 Sauk Centre, MN
24 Keller, Mark FB So 5-6 155 Rochester, MN
64 Kelzenberg, Peter OG Fr* 6-3 262 Watertown, MN
71 Kielbasa, Brian DT So 6-1 259 Streamwood, IL
22 King, James RB Fr 5-9 198 Watertown, MN
7 Koenig, Paul CB Jr 6-0 180 Hutchinson, MN
59 LaBorde, Dick OC So 6-3 225 Plymouth, MN
69 Layton, Arthur DL Fr 6-2 260 Chester, PA
67 Lennon, James OG Jr 6-2 271 St. Paul, MN
56 Leverenz, Jon LB Jr 6-3 230 Ankeny, IA
73 Liimatta, Dan OT Jr 6-6 280 Aurora, MN
26 Lumpkin, Sean DB Fr 6-1 213 Golden Valley, MN
20 Mannebach, Steve RB Fr 5-9 181 Stevens Point, WI
46 Marston, Scott DB Fr 5-10 184 Mountain Lake, MN
11 Matheson, Todd P Fr 6-5 183 Hollywood, FL
76 Mayle, Steve OG Jr 6-5 264 Canton, OH
69 McCabe, Martin OG Jr 6-4 263 Villanova, PA
43 McClintock, Ken RB Fr 5-11 207 Chagrin Falls, OH
3 McCree, Charles CB Sr 5-11 179 Bolingbrook, IL
65 Melander, Jon OT Jr 6-7 265 Fridley, MN
16 Melin, Mike K Fr 5-9 177 Plymouth, MN
50 Mertz, Ron OG Fr 6-4 280 Burnsville, MN
34 Meyer, Rick FB Fr 5-11 229 Granite Falls, MN
28 Miles, Eddie DL Jr 6-1 234 Miami, FL
43 Moore, Hadrian FB Sr 5-11 234 Milwaukee, WI
88 Moore, Jerald TE So 6-3 240 Browns Mills, NJ
10 Nittolo, Robert QB Fr 6-0 183 Middlesex, NJ
93 O'Brien, Shawn DL Fr 6-4 218 St. Paul, MN
6 O'Hara, Les FS So 6-2 188 Chicago, IL
84 Otto, Craig TE Sr 6-3 216 Elk River, MN
68 Pearson, Prince OG Fr 6-2 274 Fort Lauderdale, FL
66 Peterson, Nick DL Fr 6-4 255 Coon Rapids, MN
6 Piepkorn, Aaron K Fr 6-2 185 Austin, TX
61 Pihlstrom, Mike DT Sr 6-5 258 St. Paul, MN
35 Ratzloff, Jared RB Fr* 5-11 201 Windom, MN
62 Recksiedler, Steve OT Fr 6-6 270 Roseville, MN
49 Richter, Sam WR Sr 6-0 161 St. Louis Park, MN
15 Schaffner, Scott QB Fr* 6-2 186 West Chester, OH
27 Schnoor, Jon P Fr 6-0 155 Altoona, IA
29 Sebree, Kenneth CB Fr 6-1 185 Detroit, MI
70 Selvestra, John OT So 6-7 288 Rosemount, MN
31 Settembrino, Al RB Fr* 5-11 195 Philadelphia, PA
25 Sheldon, Matt FS Fr* 5-10 173 Schofield, WI
55 Staats, Joel LB Fr 6-3 231 Winona, MN
33 Stenzel, Tyrone RB Jr 5-9 198 Wells, MN
94 Stephens, Mac LB Jr 6-3 220 Akron, OH
23 Stewart, Terry RB Sr 6-2 198 Memphis, TN
53 Stodgill, Chris OG Fr 6-1 268 Charles City, IA
89 Strain, Shane TE Jr 6-5 241 Hager City, WI
57 Streiff, Scott LB Jr 6-2 224 West Concord, MN
18 Strong, Paul FS Sr 6-1 178 Pompano Beach, FL
66 Suess, Bryan LB Jr 6-2 237 Kasson, MN
79 Sunvold, Mike DT So 6-4 265 Brooklyn Center, MN
96 Sutton, Kevin LB Fr 6-1 224 Brooksville, FL
68 Svien, Peter OT Fr 6-5 262 Lewiston, MN
1 Thaddies, Andre CB Fr 6-0 186 Delray Beach, FL
60 Thome, Chris OC So 6-5 283 West St. Paul, MN
39 Thompson, Darrell RB Jr 6-1 220 Rochester, MN
86 Tinglehoff, Pat WR So 5-11 181 Prior Lake, MN
77 Trip, Trint DT Sr 6-5 280 Mondovi, WI
90 Ukkelberg, Ross DT Sr 6-5 265 Clitherall, MN
22 Welter, Craig CB Jr 5-11 171 Elkhart Lake, WI
7 White, Tony CB So 5-11 189 Orlando, FL
84 Whitson, Trey TE Fr 6-2 241 Unicoi, TN
38 Williams, Ben LB Fr 6-0 231 Belzoni, MS
63 Williams, Brian OC Sr 6-5 304 Pittsburgh, PA
97 Williams, Ricky LB So 6-1 250 Detroit, MI
87 Yurick, Bob LB Jr 6-5 237 Rocky River, OH
64 Zacho, Brett OC So 5-10 235 Eau Claire, WI

1988 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Notre Dame 12-0-0
2 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3 Florida State 11-1-0
4 Michigan 9-2-1
5 West Virginia 11-1-0
6 UCLA 10-2-0
7 Southern California 10-2-0
8 Auburn 10-2-0
9 Clemson 10-2-0
10 Nebraska 11-2-0
11 Oklahoma State 10-2-0
12 Arkansas 10-2-0
13 Syracuse 10-2-0
14 Oklahoma 9-3-0
15 Georgia 9-3-0
16 Washington State 9-3-0
17 Alabama 9-3-0
18 Houston 9-3-0
19 Louisiana State 8-4-0
20 Indiana 8-3-1

1988 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Notre Dame 12-0-0
2 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3 Florida State 11-1-0
4 Michigan 9-2-1
5 West Virginia 11-1-0
6 UCLA 10-2-0
7 Auburn 10-2-0
8 Clemson 10-2-0
9 Southern California 10-2-0
10 Nebraska 11-2-0
11 Oklahoma State 10-2-0
12 Syracuse 10-2-0
13 Arkansas 10-2-0
14 Oklahoma 9-3-0
15 Georgia 9-3-0
16 Washington State 9-3-0
17 Alabama 9-3-0
17 North Carolina State 8-3-1
19 Indiana 8-3-1
20 Wyoming 11-2-0

1988 Final USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Notre Dame 12-0-0
2 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3 Florida State 11-1-0
4 UCLA 10-2-0
5 Michigan 9-2-1
6 West Virginia 11-1-0
7 Southern California 10-2-0
8 Nebraska 11-2-0
9 Auburn 10-2-0
10 Clemson 10-2-0
11 Oklahoma State 10-2-0
12 Syracuse 10-2-0
13 Oklahoma 9-3-0
14 Arkansas 10-2-0
15 Washington State 9-3-0
16 Georgia 9-3-0
17 Alabama 9-3-0
18 North Carolina State 8-3-1
19 Houston 9-3-0
20 Indiana 8-3-1
21 Wyoming 11-2-0
22 Louisiana State 8-4-0
23 Colorado 8-4-0
24 Southern Mississippi 10-2-0
25 Brigham Young 9-4-0

1988 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/02/1989
Michigan 22, Southern California 14
Mazda Gator Bowl - 01/01/1989
Georgia 34, Michigan State 27
Liberty Bowl - 12/28/1988
Indiana 34, South Carolina 10
Peach Bowl - 12/31/1988
North Carolina State 28, Iowa 23
All-American Bowl - 12/29/1988
Florida 14, Illinois 10

1988 Other Bowl Results

FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/02/1989
Miami (FL) 23, Nebraska 3
USF&G Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1989
Florida State 13, Auburn 7
Mobil Cotton Bowl - 01/02/1989
UCLA 17, Arkansas 3
John Hancock Sun Bowl - 12/24/1988
Alabama 29, Army 28
Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/02/1989
Clemson 13, Oklahoma 6
Sunkist Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/1989
Notre Dame 34, West Virginia 21
Independence Bowl - 12/23/1988
Southern Mississippi 38, Texas-El Paso 18
Sea World Holiday Bowl - 12/30/1988
Oklahoma State 62, Wyoming 14
Eagle Aloha Bowl - 12/25/1988
Washington State 24, Houston 22
Hall of Fame Bowl - 01/02/1989
Syracuse 23, Louisiana State 10
California Bowl - 12/10/1988
Fresno State 35, Western Michigan 30
Freedom Bowl - 12/29/1988
Brigham Young 20, Colorado 17