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2007 Football Results

Gopher Football 2007 Season

  • Head Coach:  Tim Brewster (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 1 - 11
  • Conference Record: 0 - 8

2007 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/01/2007 Bowling Green (8-5) L 31-32 OT
09/08/2007 Miami (OH) (6-7) W 41-35 3OT
09/15/2007 @ Florida Atlantic (8-5) L 39-42
09/22/2007 Purdue (8-5) L 31-45
09/29/2007 Ohio State (11-2) L 7-30
10/06/2007 @ Indiana (7-6) L 20-40
10/13/2007 @ Northwestern (6-6) L 48-49 2OT
10/20/2007 North Dakota State L 21-27
10/27/2007 @ Michigan (9-4) L 10-34
11/03/2007 Homecoming
Illinois (9-4)
L 17-44
11/10/2007 @ Iowa (6-6) L 16-21
11/17/2007 Wisconsin (9-4) L 34-41

2007 Big Ten Standings

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

2007 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
76 Alford, Dominic OT 6-3 315 RFr. Cleveland, Ohio (Shaker Heights)
98 Allen, Neel DT 6-3 300 Sr. Marietta, Ga. (Lassiter)
23 Barber, Dominique FS 6-0 210 Sr. Plymouth, Minn. (Wayzata)
22 Bennett, Duane RB 5-9 195 Fr. St. Louis, Mo. (O'Fallon Township)
4 Brewster, Clint QB 6-1 195 Fr. Denver, Colo. (J.K. Mullen)
63 Brinkhaus, Andy OT 6-3 300 RFr. Bloomington, Minn. (Bloomington Jefferson)
77 Brinkhaus, Tony OC 6-3 305 Sr. Bloomington, Minn. (Jefferson)
95 Brody, William DE 6-4 240 Jr. Garfield Heights, Ohio (Benedictine)
99 Brown, Garrett DT 6-2 290 So. New Haven, Conn. (Fairfield College Prep)
5 Buckner, R.J. RB 5-11 205 RFr. Keller, Texas (Harvest Christian Academy)
68 Bunders, Chris OL 6-3 305 Fr. Maple Grove, Minn. (Osseo)
53 Burris, D.J. OC 6-2 280 RFr. Kenton, Ohio (Kenton)
30 Campbell, Lee DE 6-3 250 So. Naples, Fla. (Gulf Coast)
16 Carlson, John LB 6-2 220 Jr. Wayzata, Minn. (Hopkins)
82 Cheatham, Marc WR 6-2 205 Jr. Oakland, Calif. (Laney College)
47 Coleman, Ryan LS 6-1 230 RFr. Brookfield, Wis. (Brookfield East)
2 Collado, Ryan DB 5-9 170 Fr. Cincinnati, Ohio (Hills Christian )
26 Cooley, Duran SS 6-0 215 Sr. Los Angeles, Calif. (Reedley) (Cathedral)
56 Davis, Steve LB 6-2 225 Jr. St. Louis, Mo. (McCluer North)
61 Davis, Trey OL 6-2 275 Fr. Farmington, Minn. (Farmington )
7 Decker, Eric WR 6-2 215 So. Cold Spring, Minn. (Rocori)
79 DeGeest, Matt OT 6-5 285 Jr. Harrisburg, S.D. (Harrisburg)
37 Ellestad, Eric K 6-2 205 RFr. Brooklyn Park, Minn. (Armstrong)
11 Frankberg, Mike QB 6-0 195 Sr. Detroit Lakes, Minn. (Detroit Lakes)
31 Giannini, Jason K 5-9 185 Jr. Canton, Ohio (Glen Oak)
15 Harris, Jamal FS 6-0 185 Sr. Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic)
38 Haudan, Blake P 6-0 210 So. Toledo, Ohio (St. John's Jesuit)
90 Henderson, Raymond DE 6-6 250 So. Oak Creek, Wis. (Oak Creek)
45 Hennessey, Thomas LB 5-11 215 So. Somerset, Wis. (Somerset)
6 Herndon, Tray WR 5-10 180 Fr. Jacksonville, Fla. (The Bolles School)
57 Herold, Steve DT 6-0 270 Fr. Sartell, Minn. (Sartell)
83 Hiben, Joey DE 6-4 260 So. Chaska, Minn. (Notre Dame) (Waconia)
44 Hightower, Deon LB 6-3 215 Jr. Arlington, Texas (Mansfield Summit)
35 Hoese, Jon LB 6-2 200 Fr. Glencoe, Minn. (Glencoe-Silver Lake)
3 Howell, Harold WR 5-8 160 Fr. Jacksonville, Fla. (Mandarin)
96 Hughes, Curtis TE 6-4 240 RFr. Chicago, Ill. (Gwendolyn Brooks Prep)
97 Jacobs, Anthony DE 6-2 285 Fr. Northfield, Minn. (Northfield)
69 Jakel, John OG 6-5 300 Sr. Schofield, Wis. (D.C. Everest)
49 Jilek, Scott FS 5-11 205 So. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
34 Johnson, Tyler RB 5-10 195 So. Fridley, Minn. (Concordia Academy)
11 Kasten, Michael WR 6-2 210 Jr. Plainview, Minn. (Plainview)
48 Klitzke, Bryan DB 6-1 185 Fr. Chippewa Falls, Wis. (Chippewa Falls)
62 Kottom, Erik OT 6-4 300 Fr. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Wyoming) (Eden Prairie)
41 Kucek, Justin P 6-0 200 Jr. Canfield, Ohio (Canfield)
16 Kuznia, Ben WR 6-0 185 So. Olivia, Minn. (BOLD)
21 Love, Daron CB 6-1 190 RFr. Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (William T. Dwyer)
19 Maciejowski, Mike QB 6-3 215 Jr. Columbus, Ohio (Upper Arlington)
28 Mannion, Kevin LB 6-2 215 Jr. Germantown, Wis. (Germantown)
88 McGarry, Collin TE 6-4 230 Fr. Stillwater, Minn. (Stillwater)
43 McGarry, Robert LS 6-3 215 Sr. Stillwater, Minn. (Stillwater)
13 McKelton, Michael DB 5-10 185 So. Royal Palm Beach, Fla. (Royal Palm Beach)
73 Meinke, Jason OT 6-5 270 So. Apple Valley, Minn. (Eastview)
70 Meisel, Todd DT 6-4 275 Sr. Hartland, Wis. (Arrowhead)
71 Mensen, Chris OL 6-5 255 So. Solon, Iowa (Solon)
79 Moen, Barrett DT 6-3 270 So. Bloomington, Minn. (Jefferson)
36 Monroe, Joel K 5-11 190 Jr. Brooklyn Park, Minn. (Robbinsdale Cooper)
87 Moore, Kyle WR 6-1 180 Fr. St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
59 Moore, Steve LB 6-2 230 Jr. Coon Rapids, Minn. (Blaine)
17 Mortensen, Tony QB 6-3 230 Jr. Hutchinson, Minn. (Hutchinson)
28 Ogundipe, Damola RB 5-7 175 RFr. New Brighton, Minn. (Irondale)
93 Onwuachi, Derrick DE 6-5 250 So. Newhall, Calif. (College of the Canyons)
78 Orton, Ryan OL 6-4 265 Fr. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
29 Pinnix, Amir RB 6-0 205 Sr. Newark, N.J. (Malcolm X Shabazz)
40 Potter, Shane DB 6-1 200 Fr. Clearwater, Minn. (Becker)
86 Reilly, Troy TE 6-6 255 So. Plover, Wis. (Stevens Point Area)
74 Ruckdashel, Ryan OG 6-5 275 So. Apple Valley, Minn. (Eastview)
30 Sherels, Marcus WR 5-11 165 So. Rochester, Minn. (John Marshall)
58 Sherels, Mike LB 6-0 240 Sr. Rochester, Minn. (John Marshall)
46 Shevlin, John LB 6-1 225 Sr. Eagan, Minn. (Eastview)
64 Shidell, Steve OT 6-5 290 Sr. Coon Rapids, Minn. (Coon Rapids)
80 Simmons, Jack TE 6-4 240 Jr. Libertyville, Ill. (Carmel)
51 Small, Eric DT 6-2 280 So. Naperville, Ill. (Joliet JC)
65 Snyder, Jimmy OG 6-2 275 RFr. Minnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka)
81 Spry, Ralph WR 5-11 175 Fr. Auburn, Ala. (Auburn)
11 Steib, Desi CB 6-0 195 Sr. Vacherie, La. (St. James)
96 Stommes, Matt DT 6-7 270 So. Richmond, Minn. (Eden Valley-Watkins)
55 Strouth, Tony DT 6-0 240 Fr. Edina, Minn. (Edina)
34 Tate', Andre LB 6-2 210 Fr. Mendota Heights, Minn. (Henry Sibley)
66 Tavale, Nedward OG 6-2 320 So. St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
27 Theret, Kyle DB 5-11 185 Fr. Murrieta, Calif. (J.K. Mullen High)
9 Thomas, Curtis SS 6-1 200 Fr. Aldine, Texas (Aldine)
25 Thomas, Jay RB 6-0 195 So. Oakdale, Minn. (Tartan)
84 Thompson, Jimmy WR 6-1 180 Fr. Hayward, Wis. (Hayward)
52 Tow-Arnett, Jeff OG 6-2 275 So. Redwood Falls, Minn. (Redwood Valley)
48 Tow-Arnett, Nick TE 6-4 250 So. Redwood Falls, Minn. (Redwood Valley)
32 Triplett, Nate LB 6-3 240 So. Maple Plain, Minn. (Delano)
42 U'u, Logan LB 5-10 225 Jr. Oakland, Calif. (Laney College)
18 Valentine, Justin FB 6-1 235 Sr. Columbus, Ohio (Eastmoor Academy)
91 VanDeSteeg, William DE 6-4 255 Jr. Silver Lake, Minn. (Glencoe-Silver Lake)
8 Weber, Adam QB 6-3 220 RFr. Shoreview, Minn. (Mounds View)
67 Weber, Nick OG 6-6 300 Jr. Hastings, Minn. (Rochester CC)
17 Wentzel, T.J. FS 6-1 205 So. Emmetsburg, Iowa (Emmetsburg)
1 Wheelwright, Ernie WR 6-5 215 Sr. Columbus, Ohio (Walnut Ridge)
14 White, Damien WR 6-0 170 Fr. Culver City, Calif. (Culver City)
60 Wynn, Ryan OL 6-5 240 Fr. Plymouth, Minn. (Maple Grove)

2007 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Louisiana State (60) 12-2 1,620
2 Georgia (3) 11-2 1,515
3 USC (1) 11-2 1,500
4 Missouri 12-2 1,347
5 Ohio State 11-2 1,346
6 West Virginia 11-2 1,342
7 Kansas (1) 12-1 1,303
8 Oklahoma 11-3 1,139
9 Virginia Tech 11-3 1,096
10 Boston College 11-3 962
10 Texas 10-3 962
12 Tennessee 10-4 904
13 Florida 9-4 685
14 BYU 11-2 654
15 Auburn 9-4 648
16 Arizona State 10-3 587
17 Cincinnati 10-3 566
18 Michigan 9-4 508
19 Hawaii 12-1 460
20 Illinois 9-4 443
21 Clemson 9-4 353
22 Texas Tech 9-4 308
23 Oregon 9-4 253
24 Wisconsin 9-4 202
25 Oregon State 9-4 110

2007 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 LSU (60) 12-2 1500
2 USC 11-2 1380
3 Georgia 11-2 1370
4 Ohio State 11-2 1287
5 Missouri 12-2 1241
6 West Virginia 11-2 1239
7 Kansas 12-1 1217
8 Oklahoma 11-3 1016
9 Virginia Tech 11-3 979
10 Texas 10-3 924
11 Boston College 11-3 898
12 Tennessee 10-4 826
13 Arizona State 10-3 635
14 Auburn 9-4 624
14 BYU 11-2 624
16 Florida 9-4 567
17 Hawaii 12-1 427
18 Illinois 9-4 416
19 Michigan 9-4 413
20 Cincinnati 10-3 376
21 Wisconsin 9-4 333
22 Clemson 9-4 319
23 Texas Tech 9-4 242
24 Oregon 9-4 192
25 Penn State 9-4 127

2007 Big Ten Bowl Results

BCS Championship Game - 01/07/2008
Louisiana State 38, Ohio State 24
Rose Bowl by Citi - 01/01/2008
USC 49, Illinois 17
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2008
Michigan 41, Florida 35
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2008
Tennessee 21, Wisconsin 17
Insight Bowl - 12/31/2007
Oklahoma State 49, Indiana 33
Valero Alamo Bowl - 12/29/2007
Penn State 24, Texas A&M 17
Champs Sports Bowl - 12/28/2007
Boston College 24, Michigan State 21
Motor City Bowl - 12/26/2007
Purdue 51, Central Michigan 48

2007 Other Bowl Results

FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/03/2008
Kansas 24, Virginia Tech 21
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/2008
West Virginia 48, Oklahoma 28
Allstate Sugar Bowl - 01/01/2008
Georgia 41, Hawaii 10
GMAC Bowl - 01/06/2008
Tulsa 63, Bowling Green 7
International Bowl - 01/05/2008
Rutgers 52, Ball State 30
Konica Minolta Gator Bowl - 01/01/2008
Texas Tech 31, Virginia 28
AT&T Cotton Bowl - 01/01/2008
Missouri 38, Arkansas 7
Roady's Humanitarian Bowl - 12/31/2007
Fresno State 40, Georgia Tech 28
Chick-Fil-A Bowl - 12/31/2007
Auburn 23, Clemson 20 (OT)
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl - 12/31/2007
California 42, Air Force 36
Brut Sun Bowl - 12/31/2007
Oregon 56, South Florida 21
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/31/2007
Kentucky 35, Florida State 28
PetroSun Independence Bowl - 12/30/2007
Alabama 30, Colorado 24
Meineke Car Care Bowl - 12/29/2007
Wake Forest 24, Connecticut 10
AutoZone Liberty Bowl - 12/29/2007
Mississippi State 10, Central Florida 3
Emerald Bowl - 12/28/2007
Oregon State 21, Maryland 14
Texas Bowl - 12/28/2007
TCU 20, Houston 13
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/27/2007
Texas 52, Arizona State 34
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/23/2007
East Carolina 41, Boise State 38
New Mexico Bowl - 12/22/2007
New Mexico 23, Nevada 0
PapaJohns.com Bowl - 12/22/2007
Cincinnati 31, Southern Mississippi 21
Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl - 12/22/2007
Brigham Young 17, UCLA 16
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - 12/21/2007
Florida Atlantic 44, Memphis 27
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl - 12/20/2007
Utah 35, Navy 32