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1999 Football Results

Gopher Football 1999 Season

  • Head Coach:  Glen Mason (3rd season)
  • Overall Record: 8 - 4
  • Conference Record: 5 - 3
  • Wells Fargo Sun Bowl:  vs. Oregon (L 20-24)

1999 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/04/1999 Ohio (5-6) W 33-7
09/11/1999 Louisiana-Monroe (5-6) W 35-0
09/18/1999 Illinois State W 55-7
10/02/1999 @ Northwestern (3-8) W 33-14
10/09/1999 Wisconsin (10-2) L 17-20 OT
10/16/1999 @ Illinois (8-4) W 37-7
10/23/1999 Ohio State (6-6) L 17-20
10/30/1999 Homecoming
Purdue (7-5)
L 28-33
11/06/1999 @ Penn State (10-3) W 24-23
11/13/1999 Indiana (4-7) W 44-20
11/20/1999 @ Iowa (1-10) W 25-21
12/31/1999 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl
vs. Oregon (9-3)
L 20-24

1999 Big Ten Standings

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

1999 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Elg. Letters Hometown (Previous School)
8 Abdul-Khaliq, Asad QB 6-2 197 Fr 0 Elizabeth, NJ (Fork Union Military Acad./Elizabeth)
51 Akinwale, Akeem C 6-3 274 So* 0 Coon Rapids, MN
29 Albert, Mike PK 5-10 165 So* 0 Arlington, MN (Sibley East)
18 Ambrasas, Nick QB 6-2 204 Fr* 0 Faribault, MN (St. Paul Arlington)
99 Anderle, Matt DT 6-6 303 So* 1 Roseville, MN (Mounds View)
31 Archer, Phil LB 6-2 240 Fr 0 St. Paul, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall)
37 Austin, Riley FS 6-2 199 Fr* 0 Mabel, MN (Mabel-Canton)
88 Baugus, Scooter TE 6-7 239 Fr* 0 Fort Worth, TX (Eastern Hills)
53 Bell, DaVonta LB 6-1 225 Fr 0 McDonough, GA (Henry County)
55 Belock, Dave LB 6-1 197 So* 0 Hinckley, OH (Highland)
52 Braaten, Luke LB 6-4 241 Sr* 3 Litchfield, MN
2 Brewer, Jack FS 6-1 186 So* 0 Grapevine, TX (Southern Methodist/Grapevine)
24 Brown, Andre CB 5-9 180 Jr 0 Dallas, TX (Fort Scott CC)
23 Bruce, Arland WR 5-10 191 Sr 1 Olathe, KS (Hutchinson CC)
68 Burns, Derek OG 6-5 271 So* 0 Eden Prairie, MN
70 Carey, Brian DT 6-1 269 Jr* 0 Sun Prairie, WI
86 Carter, Grant WR 6-0 173 So* 0 Solon, OH
69 Carter, Jeremiah OT 6-6 267 Fr* 0 St. Paul, MN (Central)
22 Carter, Tyrone SS 5-9 184 Sr 3 Pampano Beach, FL (Ely)
98 Cernoch, Mike DE 6-6 265 Jr* 1 Burnsville, MN
62 Christian, Ryan OG 6-4 277 Fr* 0 New Ulm, MN (Cathedral)
5 Cockerham, Billy QB 6-1 217 Sr* 2 Clayton, CA (Skyline)
29 Colbert, Marlon LB 6-3 223 Fr* 0 Detroit, MI (Pershing)
35 Cooper, Jason WR 5-7 199 Fr* 0 Detroit, MI (University Liggett)
78 Dabruzzi, Anthony OT 6-8 280 Fr 0 Afton, MN (Stillwater)
90 Dehnicke, Drew DE 6-3 259 So* 0 Coon Rapids, MN
83 Dettman, Spencer WR 5-11 167 Sr* 0 Green Bay, WI (West)
64 Domin, Ryan DE 6-4 259 Fr* 0 Mahtomedi, MN
46 Dupree, Tony LB 6-2 220 Fr 0 Jersey City, NJ (Ferris)
36 Evans, Byron RB 5-9 220 Sr* 3 Texas City, TX (La Marque)
33 Fitzpatrick, Renato RB 6-0 203 Fr* 0 St. Louis, MO (University)
34 Galloway, Mike FS 6-1 190 Fr 0 Columbus, OH (Whetstone)
89 Gitlewski, Dan TE 6-6 255 Fr 0 Oak Creek, WI
13 Graham, Trevis CB 5-10 183 Jr 2 Fort Lauderdale, FL (Piper)
26 Griffin, Clorenzo CB 5-10 183 Jr* 1 Fort Lauderdale, FL (Hutchinson CC)
14 Gruening, Preston P/K 5-10 183 Fr* 0 Schofield, WI (DC Everest)
74 Haayer, Adam OT 6-6 289 Jr* 2 Wyoming, MN (Forest Lake)
38 Hall, Justin LB 6-3 239 Jr 2 Bloomington, MN (Jefferson)
55 Hamilton, Ben C 6-5 271 Jr* 2 Plymouth, MN (Wayzata)
12 Hamner, Thomas RB 6-0 186 Sr* 3 Hamilton, OH
16 Harden, Mike LB 6-2 217 Jr* 2 Fort Lauderdale, FL (Piper)
84 Hass, Alex TE 6-5 269 Sr* 2 St. Peter, MN
77 Hau, Pat OG 6-6 310 Sr* 2 Edina, MN
4 Henderson, Antoine WR 5-7 157 Jr 2 Fort Lauderdale (Stranahan)
6 Henry, Jimmy SS 6-1 192 So* 1 Detroit, MI (Pershing)
45 Hoffman, Sean LB 6-3 244 Jr* 2 Fargo, ND (North)
3 Johnson, Ron WR 6-3 212 So 1 Detroit, MI (Martin Luther King)
21 Jones, Delvin FS 6-0 184 So* 1 Miami, FL (Northwestern)
80 Jones, Elvin WR 6-4 215 So* 1 Southfield, MI (Ferndale)
19 Kamrath, Benji QB 6-3 195 Fr 0 Mayville, WI
1 Keller, Ryan WR 6-2 200 Jr* 1 Chicago, IL (U of Kentucky)
7 Kemph, Steve P 6-1 198 Sr 1 Chicago, IL (Mt. Carmel)
75 Kuppe, Jake OT 6-7 357 Fr* 0 Minnetonka, MN
87 Kwapinski, Dan DE 6-5 242 Fr 0 Fort Ransom, ND (Lisbon)
56 Landrum, Germain DE 6-3 222 So 0 Detroit, MI (Martin Luther King)
70 Larson, Erik OT 6-6 290 Jr* 1 Cambridge, MN
85 LaRue, Rob TE 6-4 229 So* 0 Wayzata, MN (Minnetonka)
25 Lee, Eric FS 5-11 183 Fr* 0 Menomonie, WI
39 Lehan, Mike CB 6-1 190 Fr* 0 Hopkins, MN
7 Leverson, Luke WR 6-0 181 Sr 3 Miami, FL (Northwestern)
49 Macken, Jerry FB 6-1 232 Fr* 0 Rochester, MN (Lourdes)
15 Mays, Jermaine WR 6-0 190 So 0 Miami, FL (Jackson)
76 McIntosh, Matt OT 6-8 275 Fr 0 Hartland, WI (Arrowhead)
97 Mezera, Ben LB 6-4 237 Jr 2 Waupaca, WI
95 Michals, Jon DE 6-4 266 Sr* 3 Oak Creek, WI
42 Middlebrooks, Willie CB 6-2 194 So* 1 Florida City, FL (Homestead)
34 Murray, Steve CB 5-8 184 Fr* 0 LaCrosse, WI (Aquinas)
17 Neist, Alex WR 6-0 188 Fr* 0 Fairmont, MN
47 Nixon, Paul LB 6-3 205 Fr 0 Columbus, OH (Mifflin)
52 Norton, Jeff OG 6-5 275 Fr* 0 Plymouth, MN (Wayzata)
28 Nystrom, Dan PK 5-11 205 Fr 0 New Hope, MN (Cooper)
41 Olson, Jeff FB 6-1 216 So* 0 Brooklyn Park, MN (South Dakota State)
48 Osei, Astein LB 6-2 230 So 1 Bolingbrook, IL (Romeoville)
60 Palke, Joe OG 6-5 292 Fr* 0 Roseville, MN (Mounds View)
17 Patterson, Tony QB 6-3 190 Fr 0 Belleville, IL (East)
11 Persby, Andy QB 6-3 230 Jr* 1 North St. Paul, MN (Hill-Murray)
57 Perzichilli, Nick DE 6-0 225 Jr* 0 White Bear Lake, MN (U of North Dakota)
9 Poole, Curtese LB 6-3 243 Jr* 1 Columbus, OH (U of Kansas)
25 Prigge, Brad FB 5-10 193 Sr* 2 Zumbrota, MN (Bemidji State)
73 Rawlings, Josh OT 6-5 315 Sr* 2 Fort Gratiot, MI (Port Huron Northern)
32 Redmon, Tellis RB 6-0 192 Fr* 0 Grapevine, TX (Colleyville Heritage)
91 Riley, Karon DE 6-4 247 Jr* 0 Detroit, MI (Southern Methodist)
35 Rindels, Ryan P 5-11 191 Sr* 3 Coon Rapids, MN (Anoka)
20 Rogers, Fred CB 5-9 170 Sr* 3 Hamilton, OH
66 Roth, Ryan OG 6-3 297 So* 1 Kansas City, MO (Park Hill)
92 Russ, Dyron DT 6-1 312 Sr* 2 Milwaukee, WI (Oak Creek)
93 Schlecht, John DT 6-1 275 Jr* 1 White Bear Lake, MN (St. Cloud State)
94 Smith, Chris DT 6-4 290 Fr 0 Bronx, NY (Milford Academy)
96 Sykora, Dave DT 6-6 308 Fr* 0 Bloomington, MN (Jefferson)
44 Tapeh, Thomas RB 6-1 220 Fr 0 St. Paul, MN (Johnson)
71 Thorman, Ryan OT 6-5 287 So* 0 Eagan, MN
82 Utecht, Ben WR 6-6 220 Fr 0 Hastings, MN
81 Vevea, Zach TE 6-6 256 So* 1 Elk River, MN
65 Walters, Mike DT 6-3 278 Fr* 0 Eden Prairie, MN
30 Wangsness, Matt FB 6-1 222 Jr* 0 Woodbury, MN (U of South Dakota)
27 Ward, Eli SS 6-1 190 Fr 0 Akron, OH (Garfield)
16 Westlund, Jesse QB 6-5 233 Fr* 0 Andover, MN (St. Francis)
50 White, Greg DE 6-2 265 So 0 Newark, NJ (Malcolm X Shabazz)
63 White, Maurice DE 6-5 260 Fr 0 Detroit, MI (Pershing)
41 Williams, Robert RB 6-3 259 Fr* 0 Brooklyn Park, MN (Cooper)
27 Wing, Simon PK 5-10 181 So* 0 Chanhassen, MN (Minnetonka)
30 Wyrick, Jimmy CB 5-9 176 Sr* 2 De Soto, TX
58 Zemke, Val LB/LS 5-10 216 Jr* 0 Oshkosh, WI (Lourdes)
26 Zochert, Blake LB 6-3 245 Jr* 0 Green Bay, WI (East)

1999 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Florida State (70) 12-0 1,750
2 Virginia Tech 11-1 1,647
3 Nebraska 12-1 1,634
4 Wisconsin 10-2 1,519
5 Michigan 10-2 1,406
6 Kansas State 11-1 1,402
7 Michigan State 10-2 1,357
8 Alabama 10-3 1,236
9 Tennessee 9-3 1,168
10 Marshall 13-0 1,136
11 Penn State 10-3 1,038
12 Florida 9-4 941
13 Mississippi State 10-2 923
14 So Mississippi 9-3 788
15 Miami (FL) 9-4 678
16 Georgia 8-4 640
17 Arkansas 8-4 575
18 Minnesota 8-4 452
19 Oregon 9-3 358
20 Georgia Tech 8-4 345
21 Texas 9-5 340
22 Mississippi 8-4 281
23 Texas A&M 8-4 272
24 Illinois 8-4 201
25 Purdue 7-5 198

1999 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Florida State (59) 12-0 1,475
2 Nebraska 12-1 1,390
3 Virginia Tech 11-1 1,366
4 Wisconsin 10-2 1,283
5 Michigan 10-2 1,189
6 Kansas State 11-1 1,188
7 Michigan State 10-2 1,117
8 Alabama 10-3 1,042
9 Tennessee 9-3 985
10 Marshall 13-0 956
11 Penn State 10-3 840
12 Mississippi State 10-2 810
13 So Mississippi 9-3 763
14 Florida 9-4 713
15 Miami (FL) 9-4 605
16 Georgia 8-4 505
17 Minnesota 8-4 395
18 Oregon 9-3 375
19 Arkansas 8-4 357
20 Texas A&M 8-4 344
21 Georgia Tech 8-4 337
22 Mississippi 8-4 231
23 Texas 9-5 173
24 Stanford 8-4 155
25 Illinois 8-4 139

1999 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl by AT&T - 01/01/2000
Wisconsin 17, Stanford 9
Ourhouse.com Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/01/2000
Michigan State 37, Florida 34
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/01/2000
Michigan 35, Alabama 34
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - 12/31/1999
Oregon 24, Minnesota 20
Sylvania Alamo Bowl - 12/28/1999
Penn State 24, Texas A&M 0
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2000
Georgia 28, Purdue 25
Micron PC Bowl - 12/30/1999
Illinois 63, Virginia 21

1999 Other Bowl Results

Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/04/2000
Florida State 46, Virginia Tech 29
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/2000
Nebraska 31, Tennessee 21
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2000
Miami (FL) 28, Georgia Tech 13
SW Bell Cotton Bowl - 01/01/2000
Arkansas 27, Texas 6
Sanford Independence Bowl - 12/31/1999
Mississippi 27, Oklahoma 25
Axa Liberty Bowl - 12/31/1999
So. Mississippi 23, Colorado State 17
Insight.com Bowl - 12/31/1999
Colorado 62, Boston College 28
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/30/1999
Mississippi State 17, Clemson 7
Crucial.com Humanitarian Bowl - 12/30/1999
Boise State 34, Louisville 31
Culligan Holiday Bowl - 12/29/1999
Kansas State 24, Washington 20
Homepoint.com Music City Bowl - 12/29/1999
Syracuse 20, Kentucky 13
Motor City Bowl - 12/27/1999
Marshall 21, Brigham Young 3
Jeep Oahu Bowl - 12/25/1999
Hawaii 23, Oregon State 17
Jeep Aloha Bowl - 12/25/1999
Wake Forest 23, Arizona State 3
Mobile Bowl - 12/22/1999
Texas Christian 28, East Carolina 14
EA Sports Las Vegas Bowl - 12/18/1999
Utah 17, Fresno State 16