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2009 Football Results

Gopher Football 2009 Season

  • Head Coach:  Tim Brewster (3rd season)
  • Overall Record: 6 - 7
  • Conference Record: 3 - 5
  • Insight Bowl: vs. Iowa State (L 13-14)

2009 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/05/2009 @ Syracuse (4-8) W 23-20 OT
09/12/2009 Air Force (8-5) W 20-13
09/19/2009 California (8-5) L 21-35
09/26/2009 @ Northwestern (8-5) W 35-24
10/03/2009 Wisconsin (10-3) L 28-31
10/10/2009 Homecoming
Purdue (5-7)
W 35-20
10/17/2009 @ Penn State (11-2) L 0-20
10/24/2009 @ Ohio State (11-2) L 7-38
10/31/2009 Michigan State (6-7) W 42-34
11/07/2009 Illinois (3-9) L 32-35
11/14/2009 South Dakota State W 16-13
11/21/2009 @ Iowa L 0-12
12/31/2009 Insight Bowl
vs. Iowa State (7-6)
L 13-14

2009 Big Ten Standings

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

2009 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
76 Alford, Dominic OL 6-3 336 Jr. Cleveland, Ohio (Shaker Heights)
12 Alipate, Moses QB 6-5 230 Fr. Bloomington, Minn. (Bloomington Jefferson HS)
2 Allen, Bryant WR 6-0 167 Fr. Maplewood, Mo. (Maplewood-Richmond Heights HS)
59 Balthazor, Joey LB 6-3 207 Fr. Hartland, Wis. (Arrowhead HS)
81 Barker, A.J. WR 6-1 178 Fr. St. Paul, Minn. (De La Salle HS)
22 Bennett, Duane RB 5-9 203 RSo. St. Louis, Mo. (O'Fallon Township)
80 Brandon, Xzavian WR 6-3 188 So. Duluth, Ga. (Northview)
63 Brinkhaus, Andy OL 6-3 276 Jr. Bloomington, Minn. (Bloomington Jefferson)
99 Brown, Garrett DT 6-2 310 Sr. New Haven, Conn. (Fairfield College Prep)
18 Buckner, R.J. RB 5-11 202 Jr. Keller, Texas (Harvest Christian Academy)
68 Bunders, Chris OL 6-3 322 So. Maple Grove, Minn. (Osseo)
53 Burris, D.J. OL 6-2 290 Jr. Kenton, Ohio (Kenton)
30 Campbell, Lee LB 6-3 246 Sr. Naples, Fla. (Gulf Coast)
4 Carpenter, Hayo WR 5-11 174 Jr. Lawndale, Calif. (College of the Canyons ) (Sherman E. Burroughs HS)
1 Carter, Michael DB 5-11 163 Fr. Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ely HS)
73 Carufel, Matt OL 6-5 302 Jr. Forest Lake, Minn. (Notre Dame)
47 Coleman, Ryan LS 6-1 225 Jr. Brookfield, Wis. (Brookfield East)
2 Collado, Ryan CB 5-9 175 Jr. Cincinnati, Ohio (Hills Christian )
4 Cooper, Keanon LB 6-0 210 RFr. Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
44 Cotton, Ed FB 6-0 219 Fr. Champlin, Minn. (Champlin Park HS)
61 Davis, Trey OL 6-2 281 So. Farmington, Minn. (Farmington )
7 Decker, Eric WR 6-3 220 Sr. Cold Spring, Minn. (Rocori)
92 Dykstra, Kyle DL 6-4 241 Fr. Princeton, Minn. (Princeton HS)
68 Edwards, Jewhan DT 6-2 333 So. Philadelphia, Pa. (Roman Catholic)
37 Ellestad, Eric K 6-3 204 Jr. Brooklyn Park, Minn. (Armstrong)
23 Eskridge, DeLeon RB 5-11 198 So. San Francisco, Calif. (Junipero Serra)
49 Garin, Matt DE 6-4 220 Fr. Apple Valley, Minn. (Eastview HS)
69 Glickstein, Jacob DL 6-3 268 RFr. New Berlin, Wis. (Brookfield Central HS)
43 Grant, Ryan LB 6-2 219 RFr. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
5 Gray, MarQueis QB 6-4 222 Fr. Indianapolis, Ind. (Ben Davis)
1 Green, Brandon WR 6-0 183 So. Chicago, Ill. (Robeson)
91 Gregory-McGhee, Kendall DE 6-5 241 Fr. Aurora, Colo. (Cherokee Trail HS)
86 Hageman, Ra'Shede TE 6-6 272 Fr. Minneapolis, Minn. (Washburn HS)
64 Hahn, Austin OL 6-4 275 RFr. Hartford, Wis. (Hartford HS)
38 Haudan, Blake P 6-1 210 Sr. Toledo, Ohio (St. John's Jesuit)
36 Haviland, Chase DB 5-9 177 Fr. Thief River Falls, Minn. (Lincoln HS)
34 Henderson, Kyle DB 5-11 167 So. Minneapolis (Minnesota State-Mankato)
90 Henderson, Raymond DE 6-5 263 Sr. Oak Creek, Wis. (Oak Creek)
57 Hill, Aaron LB 6-2 210 Fr. St. Charles, Mo. (Lutheran HS)
35 Hoese, Jon FB 6-2 233 Jr. Glencoe, Minn. (Glencoe-Silver Lake)
96 Hughes, Curtis TE 6-4 249 Jr. Chicago, Ill. (Gwendolyn Brooks Prep)
97 Jacobs, Anthony DE 6-2 289 So. Northfield, Minn. (Northfield)
94 Jacques, Eric DL 6-2 283 Fr. Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ely HS)
5 Johnson, Johnny DB 5-9 189 So. Chicago, Ill. (Robeson)
84 Keise, Victor WR 6-1 176 Fr. Coral Springs, Fla. (North Broward Prep HS)
96 Kirksey, Brandon DT 6-2 295 So. St. Louis, Mo. (Hazelwood East)
48 Klitzke, Bryan DB 6-1 210 So. Chippewa Falls, Wis. (Chippewa Falls)
16 Kuznia, Ben WR 6-0 186 Sr. Olivia, Minn. (BOLD)
85 Lair, Eric TE 6-3 230 So. Houston, Texas (Lamar)
21 Lawrence, Simoni LB 6-1 221 Sr. Upper Darby, Pa. (Valley Forge Military)
6 Lewis, Kerry DB 5-9 179 Fr. Dallas, Texas (Lancaster HS)
11 Lueck, Adam QB 6-0 187 RFr. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
17 Maresh, Sam LB 6-3 247 Fr. Champlin, Minn. (Champlin Park)
88 McGarry, Collin TE 6-4 235 Jr. Stillwater, Minn. (Stillwater)
13 McKelton, Michael DB 5-10 183 Sr. Royal Palm Beach, Fla. (Royal Palm Beach)
55 McKinley, Cedric DE 6-6 282 Sr. Demopolis, Ala. (Mississippi Gulf Coast)
83 McKnight, Da'Jon WR 6-3 200 So. Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
75 Michel, Brooks OL 6-7 295 Fr. Carmel, Ind. (Carmel HS)
89 Moen, Barrett DL 6-4 282 Sr. Bloomington, Minn. (Jefferson)
62 Mottla, Zach OL 6-2 274 Fr. Edina, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
87 Ngekia, Sahr WR 6-4 213 Fr. Richfield, Minn. (Academy of Holy Angels)
14 Ogundipe, Damola DB 5-7 187 Jr. New Brighton, Minn. (Irondale)
58 Olson, Ed OL 6-7 288 Fr. Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi HS)
93 Onwuachi, Derrick DE 6-5 262 Sr. Newhall, Calif. (College of the Canyons)
41 Orseske, Dan P 6-3 199 Fr. Chicago, Ill. (Brother Rice HS)
78 Orton, Ryan OL 6-4 296 So. Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
9 Pittman, David WR 5-11 190 Sr. Pasadena, Calf. (Pasadena City College)
26 Rallis, Mike DB 6-2 210 So. Edina, Minn. (Edina HS)
8 Reeves, Spencer LB 6-2 221 Fr. Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
36 Rengel, Nick FB 6-3 225 Fr. Sartell, Minn. (Sartell HS)
3 Royston, Kim DB 5-11 193 Jr. Minneapolis, Minn. (Wisconsin)
74 Ruckdashel, Ryan OL 6-5 290 Sr. Apple Valley, Minn. (Eastview)
29 Salamon, Shady RB 5-11 203 So. South St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
37 Schneider, Willie FB 5-11 216 Fr. St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
43 Schwerman, David K 6-0 202 RFr. Kettle Moraine, Wis. (Kettle Moraine HS)
56 Severson, Chris DL 6-5 225 Fr. Wanaukee, Wis. (Wanaukee HS)
33 Sharpe, Rex LB 6-1 231 Sr. Fairfield, Ala. (Arizona Western)
24 Sherels, Marcus CB 5-11 172 Sr. Rochester, Minn. (John Marshall)
15 Simmons, Traye DB 5-11 180 Sr. Marietta, Ga. (College of the Sequoias)
38 Singletary, Marcus DB 6-0 188 Sr. Hinesville, Ga. (Rainy River CC)
44 Singleton, Brent LB 6-1 213 Fr. Plantation, Fla. (American Heritage HS)
98 Small, Eric DT 6-2 306 Sr. Naperville, Ill. (Joliet JC)
67 Stommes, David DL 6-4 210 Fr. Eden Valley, Minn. (Eden Valley-Watkins HS)
39 Stommes, Nicholas DB 6-0 205 Sr. Owen, Wis. (Owen-Withee)
79 Stommes, Matt OL 6-7 312 Sr. Richmond, Minn. (Eden Valley-Watkins)
11 Stoudermire, Troy WR 5-10 183 So. Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
50 Sveum, Patrick LB 6-1 214 So. Rochester, Minn. (Century)
66 Tavale, Nedward OL 6-2 334 Sr. St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
27 Theret, Kyle DB 5-10 193 Jr. Murrieta, Calif. (J.K. Mullen High)
20 Thomas, Jay RB 6-0 209 Sr. Oakdale, Minn. (Tartan)
51 Tinsley, Gary LB 6-1 220 So. Jacksonville, Fla. (First Coast)
40 Tow-Arnett, Nathan DB 6-1 199 So. Redwood Falls, Minn.
52 Tow-Arnett, Jeff OL 6-2 288 Sr. Redwood Falls, Minn. (Redwood Valley)
48 Tow-Arnett, Nick TE 6-3 248 Sr. Redwood Falls, Minn. (Redwood Valley)
32 Triplett, Nate LB 6-3 247 Sr. Maple Plain, Minn. (Delano)
42 U'u, Logan FB 5-10 230 Sr. Oakland, Calif. (Laney College)
28 Watkins, Kenny DB 6-0 187 Fr. Detroit, Mich. (Brother Rice HS)
8 Weber, Adam QB 6-3 221 Jr. Shoreview, Minn. (Mounds View)
95 Wilhite, D.L. DE 6-4 233 RFr. Lexington, Ky. (Bryan Station)
71 Wills, Jeff OL 6-7 365 Jr. Laurelton, N.Y. (Lackawanna College)
60 Wynn, Ryan OL 6-5 296 So. Plymouth, Minn. (Maple Grove)

2009 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (60) 14-0 1,500
2 Texas 13-1 1,399
3 Florida 13-1 1,370
4 Boise State 14-0 1,366
5 Ohio State 11-2 1,224
6 TCU 12-1 1,163
7 Iowa 11-2 1,126
8 Cincinnati 12-1 1,060
9 Penn State 11-2 1,016
10 Virginia Tech 10-3 953
11 Oregon 10-3 886
12 Brigham Young 11-2 806
13 Georgia Tech 11-3 768
14 Nebraska 10-4 724
15 Pittsburgh 10-3 697
16 Wisconsin 10-3 571
17 Louisiana State 9-4 501
18 Utah 10-3 491
19 Miami (FL) 9-4 310
20 Mississippi 9-4 296
21 Texas Tech 9-4 226
22 USC 9-4 216
23 Central Michigan 12-2 166
24 Clemson 9-5 125
25 West Virginia 9-4 91

2009 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (58) 14-0 1450
2 Texas 13-1 1360
3 Florida 13-1 1323
4 Boise State 14-0 1312
5 Ohio State 11-2 1190
6 TCU 12-1 1104
7 Iowa 11-2 1087
8 Penn State 11-2 1071
9 Cincinnati 12-1 943
10 Virginia Tech 10-3 940
11 Oregon 10-3 846
12 BYU 11-2 814
13 Georgia Tech 11-3 741
14 Nebraska 10-4 671
15 Pittsburgh 10-3 667
16 Wisconsin 10-3 587
17 LSU 9-4 530
18 Utah 10-3 466
19 Miami (FL) 9-4 336
20 USC 9-4 217
21 Ole Miss 9-4 192
22 West Virginia 9-4 159
23 Texas Tech 9-4 152
24 Central Michigan 12-2 123
25 Oklahoma State 9-4 92

2009 Big Ten Bowl Results

FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/05/2010
Iowa 24, Georgia Tech 14
Rose Bowl by Citi - 01/01/2010
Ohio State 26, Oregon 17
Valero Alamo Bowl - 01/02/2010
Texas Tech 41, Michigan State 31
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2010
Penn State 19, Louisiana State 17
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2010
Auburn 38, Northwestern 35 (OT)
Insight Bowl - 12/31/2009
Iowa State 14, Minnesota 13
Champs Sports Bowl - 12/29/2009
Wisconsin 20, Miami (FL) 14

2009 Other Bowl Results

Citi BCS Championship Game - 01/07/2010
Alabama 37, Texas 21
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/04/2010
Boise State 17, TCU 10
Allstate Sugar Bowl - 01/01/2010
Florida 51, Cincinnati 24
GMAC Bowl - 01/06/2010
Central Michigan 44, Troy 41 (2OT)
International Bowl - 01/02/2010
South Florida 27, Northern Illinois 3
AutoZone Liberty Bowl - 01/02/2010
Arkansas 20, East Carolina 17 (OT)
AT&T Cotton Bowl - 01/02/2010
Mississippi 21, Oklahoma State 7
PapaJohns.com Bowl - 01/02/2010
Connecticut 20, South Carolina 7
Konica Minolta Gator Bowl - 01/01/2010
Florida State 33, West Virginia 21
Chick-Fil-A Bowl - 12/31/2009
Virginia Tech 37, Tennessee 14
Brut Sun Bowl - 12/31/2009
Oklahoma 31, Stanford 27
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl - 12/31/2009
Air Force 47, Houston 20
Texas Bowl - 12/31/2009
Navy 35, Missouri 13
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/30/2009
Nebraska 33, Arizona 0
Roady's Humanitarian Bowl - 12/30/2009
Idaho 43, Bowling Green 42
EagleBank Bowl - 12/29/2009
UCLA 30, Temple 21
AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl - 12/28/2009
Georgia 44, Texas A&M 20
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/27/2009
Clemson 21, Kentucky 13
Emerald Bowl - 12/26/2009
USC 24, Boston College 13
Meineke Car Care Bowl - 12/26/2009
Pittsburgh 19, North Carolina 17
Little Caesars Bowl - 12/26/2009
Marshall 21, Ohio 17
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/24/2009
Southern Methodist 45, Nevada 10
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl - 12/23/2009
Utah 37, California 27
Maaco Las Vegas Bowl - 12/22/2009
BYU 44, Oregon State 20
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - 12/20/2009
Middle Tennessee St. 42, Southern Miss 32
St. Petersburg Bowl by Beef 'O' Bradys - 12/19/2009
Rutgers 45, Central Florida 24
New Mexico Bowl - 12/19/2009
Wyoming 35, Fresno State 28