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2011 Football Results

Gopher Football 2011 Season

  • Head Coach:  Jerry Kill (1st season)
  • Overall Record: 3 - 9
  • Conference Record: 2 - 6

2011 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/03/2011 @ Southern California (10-2) L 17-19
09/10/2011 New Mexico State (4-9) L 21-28
09/17/2011 Miami (OH) (4-8) W 29-23
09/24/2011 North Dakota State L 24-37
10/01/2011 @ Michigan (11-2) L 0-58
10/08/2011 @ Purdue (7-6) L 17-45
10/22/2011 Homecoming
Nebraska (9-4)
L 14-41
10/29/2011 Iowa (7-6) W 22-21
11/05/2011 @ Michigan State (11-3) L 24-31
11/12/2011 Wisconsin (11-3) L 13-42
11/19/2011 @ Northwestern (6-7) L 13-28
11/26/2011 Illinois (7-6) W 27-7

2011 Big Ten Standings

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

Big Ten Championship:  Wisconsin 42, Michigan State 39

2011 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Last School)
12 Alipate, Moses Quarterback 6-5 276 SO Bloomington, Minn. (Bloomington Jefferson HS)
98 Amaefula, Michael Defensive End 6-2 235 FR Arlington, TX (Bowie HS)
64 Bak, Caleb Offensive Lineman 6-3 296 RS FR Columbia Heights, Minn. (Concordia Academy)
59 Balthazor, Joey Linebacker 6-3 230 SO Hartland, Wis. (Arrowhead HS)
31 Banham, Cole Running Back 5-9 177 RS FR Lakeville, Minn. (Minnesota State-Mankato)
82 Barker, A.J. Wide Receiver 6-1 190 SO St. Paul, Minn. (De La Salle HS)
47 Bauducco, Quinn Linebacker 6-3 230 FR Moorpark, Calif. (Moorpark HS)
1 Beal, Brendan Linebacker 6-3 245 SO Bangor, Pa. (Florida)
22 Bennett, Duane Running Back 5-9 205 RS SR St. Louis, Mo. (O'Fallon Township)
47 Bisch, Alex Tight End 6-6 237 RS FR Northfield, Minn. (Northfield HS)
73 Bjorklund, Joe Offensive Lineman 6-5 281 FR Rosemount, Minn. (Rosemount HS)
46 Botticelli, Cameron Defensive Line 6-5 274 RS FR Milwaukee, Wis. (Marquette University HS)
7 Bouie, Tyrone Defensive Back 6-0 170 RS FR Sanford, Fla. (Seminole HS)
45 Bronson, Gavin Tight End 6-4 230 FR Burnsville, Minn. (Apple Valley HS)
68 Bunders, Chris Offensive Lineman 6-3 292 SR Maple Grove, Minn. (Osseo)
77 Bush, Foster Offensive Lineman 6-5 275 FR Menasha, Wis. (Menasha HS)
65 Campion, Josh Offensive Lineman 6-5 310 FR Fergus Falls, Minn. (Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy)
6 Carter, Michael Defensive Back 5-11 185 JR Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ely HS)
17 Cesario, C.J. Wide Receiver 5-10 181 RS FR Arlington Heights, Ill. (St. Viator HS)
63 Christenson, Jon Offensive Lineman 6-4 266 FR Minnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka)
27 Cobb, David Running Back 5-11 212 FR Killeen, Texas (Ellison HS)
55 Cockran, Thieren Defensive End 6-6 221 FR Homestead, Fla. (Homestead HS)
4 Cooper, Keanon Linebacker 6-0 212 JR Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
14 Cosgrove, Connor Wide Receiver 6-0 175 RS FR Fitchburg, Wis. (St. Cloud State)
80 Crawford-Tufts, Devin Wide Receiver 6-2 191 FR Edina, Minn. (Edina HS)
89 Delaney, Curran Defensive Line 6-1 290 JR Waconia, Minn. (Holy Family HS)
32 Edwards, Lamonte Running Back 6-2 210 RS FR Woodbury, Minn. (Woodbury HS)
18 Engel, Derrick Wide Receiver 6- 180 JR Chaska, Minn. (Winona State)
52 Epping, Zac Offensive Lineman 6-2 297 RS FR Kenosha, Wis. (Tremper HS)
70 Ferguson, Sean Offensive Lineman 6-6 296 RS FR Philadelphia, Penn. (The Hun School)
48 Filkins, Jake Long Snapper 6-2 230 SO Prescott, Wis. (Prescott HS)
3 Foreman, Dexter Quarterback 6-1 223 FR Manvel, Texas (Manvel HS)
49 Garin, Matt Defensive End 6-4 252 SO Apple Valley, Minn. (Eastview HS)
33 Gatling, Cameron Running Back 5-10 202 JR McAllen, Texas (University of Mary)
76 Gjere, Jimmy Offensive Lineman 6-7 315 RS FR New Brighton, Minn. (Irondale HS)
69 Glickstein, Jacob Offensive Lineman 6-3 270 JR New Berlin, Wis. (Brookfield Central HS)
83 Goodger, Drew Tight End 6-5 249 FR Shawnee Mission, Kan. (Northwest HS)
43 Grant, Ryan Linebacker 6-2 230 JR Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
5 Gray, MarQueis Quarterback 6-4 240 JR Indianapolis, Ind. (Ben Davis)
1 Green, Brandon Wide Receiver 6-0 186 RS JR Chicago, Ill. (Robeson)
91 Gregory-McGhee, Kendall Defensive End 6-5 255 SO Aurora, Colo. (Cherokee Trail HS)
99 Hageman, Ra'Shede Defensive End 6-6 302 SO Minneapolis, Minn. (Washburn HS)
90 Hahn, Austin Defensive Line 6-4 290 JR Hartford, Wis. (Hartford HS)
2 Harris, Ge'Shun Wide Receiver 6-3 215 JR Corona, Calif. (Arizona Western College)
40 Hartman, Jared Long Snapper 6-3 230 FR Falcon Heights, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
36 Haviland, Chase Defensive Back 5-9 185 SO Thief River Falls, Minn. (Lincoln HS)
7 Hawthorne, Chris Kicker 6-6 198 SO Raleigh, N.C. (North Carolina State)
42 Heifort, Ernie Tight End 6-5 233 FR Bemidji, Minn. (Bemidji)
14 Henderson, Kyle Defensive Back 5-11 185 SR Minneapolis, Minn. (Minnesota State-Mankato)
30 Henry, Mike Fullback 6-1 237 SO Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi)
57 Hill, Aaron Linebacker 6-2 225 SO St. Charles, Mo. (Lutheran HS)
89 Hutton, Logan Wide Receiver 6-1 175 RS FR La Marque, Texas (La Marque HS)
97 Jacobs, Anthony Defensive Line 6-2 291 SR Northfield, Minn. (Northfield HS)
62 Jacques, Eric Defensive Line 6-2 286 SO Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ely HS)
5 Johnson, Johnny Defensive Back 5-9 198 SR Chicago, Ill. (Robeson)
15 Jones, Marcus Wide Receiver 5-8 170 FR Wake Forest, N.C. (Wake Forest-Rolesville)
84 Keise, Victor Wide Receiver 6-1 180 SO Coral Springs, Fla. (North Broward Prep)
96 Kirksey, Brandon Defensive Tackle 6-2 294 SR St. Louis, Mo. (Hazelwood East)
20 Kirkwood, Donnell Running Back 5-10 215 RS FR Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic)
45 Klitzke, Bryan Defensive Back 6-1 210 SR Chippewa Falls, Wis. (Chippewa Falls)
14 Kloss, Matt Wide Receiver 6-0 197 JR Coon Rapids, Minn. (Northern State (S.D.))
85 Lair, Eric Tight End 6-3 232 SR Houston, Texas (Lamar)
94 Legania, Harold Defensive Line 6-4 292 RS FR New Orleans, La. (Edna Karr HS)
74 Lenkiewicz, Marek Offensive Lineman 6-5 270 RS FR Tinley Park, Ill. (Victor J. Andrew HS)
23 Levine, Grayson Defensive Back 5-11 205 FR Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie HS)
9 Lewis, Christyn Defensive Back 6-2 170 SR Fontana, Calif. (Citrus College)
19 Lueck, Adam Quarterback 6-0 194 JR Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
24 Manuel, James Defensive Back 6-2 214 SO Indianapolis, Ind. (Warren Central HS)
34 Matilus, Jephte Linebacker 6-1 240 FR Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic HS)
71 McAvoy, Kyle Offensive Lineman 6-5 296 FR Bloomington, Ill. (Bloomington HS)
66 McAvoy, Luke Offensive Lineman 6-5 281 FR Bloomington, Ill. (Bloomington HS)
88 McGarry, Collin Tight End 6-4 261 SR Stillwater, Minn. (Stillwater)
6 McKnight, Da'Jon Wide Receiver 6-3 211 SR Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
39 Mezzenga, Gabe Linebacker 6-4 235 RS FR Shoreview, Minn. (Totino-Grace HS)
75 Michel, Brooks Offensive Lineman 6-7 298 SO Carmel, Ind. (Carmel HS)
17 Mitchell, Dwayne Linebacker 6-2 210 RS FR New Orleans, La. (Edna Karr HS)
16 Montgomery, Steven Defensive Back 5-10 195 FR Miramar, Fla. (Miramar HS)
37 Mortell, Peter Punter 6-2 194 FR Green Bay, Wis. (Notre Dame Academy)
62 Mottla, Zach Offensive Lineman 6-2 290 SO Edina, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
86 Moulton, Malcolm Wide Receiver 5-11 186 SO Lawrenceville, Ga. (Fort Scott CC)
87 Ngekia, Sahr Tight End 6-4 228 SO Richfield, Minn. (Academy of Holy Angels)
58 Olson, Ed Offensive Lineman 6-7 300 SO Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi HS)
53 Olson, Tommy Offensive Lineman 6-4 289 FR Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi HS)
41 Orseske, Dan Punter 6-3 206 SO Chicago, Ill. (Brother Rice HS)
78 Orton, Ryan Offensive Lineman 6-4 290 SR Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
48 Paffrath, Judd Linebacker 6-2 225 JR Alexandria, Minn. (Alexandria)
16 Parish, Tom Quarterback 6-3 206 RS FR Hartland, Wis. (Arrowhead HS)
93 Perry, Ben Defensive End 6-5 241 RS FR Southlake, Texas (Carroll HS)
31 Platner, David Kicker 6-0 167 FR Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie)
13 Pride, J.D. Wide Receiver 6-1 202 RS FR Brooklyn Park, Minn. (Totino-Grace HS)
81 Rabe, John Tight End 6-4 252 JR Iowa Falls, Iowa (Ellsworth Community College)
26 Rallis, Mike Linebacker 6-2 231 JR Edina, Minn. (Edina HS)
96 Ramlet, Dave Long Snapper 6-2 230 RS FR Appleton, Wis. (Xavier HS)
8 Reeves, Spencer Linebacker 6-2 223 JR Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
3 Royston, Kim Defensive Back 5-11 200 SR Minneapolis, Minn. (Wisconsin)
29 Salamon, Shady Defensive Back 5-11 202 SR South St. Paul, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
35 Schultz, Dominic Linebacker 6-1 219 FR Port Huron, Mich. (Port Huron HS)
38 Schwerman, David Kicker 6-0 195 SR Kettle Moraine, Wis. (Kettle Moraine HS)
11 Shortell, Max Quarterback 6-6 226 FR Shawnee Mission, Kan. (Bishop Miege HS)
92 Simpson, Leston Defensive End 6-3 244 JR Springfield Garden, N.Y. (Lackawanna College)
44 Singleton, Brent Linebacker 6-1 214 SO Plantation, Fla. (American Heritage HS)
67 Stommes, David Defensive Line 6-4 240 SO Eden Valley, Minn. (Eden Valley-Watkins HS)
11 Stoudermire, Troy Cornerback 5-10 196 SR Dallas, Texas (Skyline)
50 Sveum, Patrick Linebacker 6-1 231 SR Rochester, Minn. (Century)
27 Thompson, Cedric Cornerback 5-10 196 FR Calipatria, Calif. (Calipatria HS)
51 Tinsley, Gary Linebacker 6-1 232 SR Jacksonville, Fla. (First Coast)
40 Tow-Arnett, Nathan Defensive Back 6-1 211 JR Redwood Falls, Minn.
23 Trucilla, Luke Wide Receiver 6-0 175 FR Erie, Pa. (Cathedral Prep)
21 Vereen, Brock Defensive Back 182 SO Valencia, Calif. (Valencia HS)
28 Watkins, Kenny Defensive Back 6-0 191 SO Detroit, Mich. (Brother Rice HS)
13 Wells, Derrick Defensive Back 6-0 191 FR Lehigh Acres, Fla. (Lehigh HS)
18 Westerhaus, Peter Linebacker 6-3 220 FR Chanhassen, Minn. (Holy Family HS)
39 Wettstein, Jordan Kicker 5-11 186 JR De Pere, Wis. (De Pere HS)
95 Wilhite, D.L. Defensive End 6-3 245 JR Lexington, Ky. (Bryan Station)
8 Wilson, Cameron Wide Receiver 6-3 213 RS FR Rockwall, Texas (Rockwall Heath HS)
25 Wright, Devon Running Back 6-0 194 RS FR Coral Springs, Fla. (Taravella HS)
60 Wynn, Ryan Offensive Lineman 6-5 305 SR Plymouth, Minn. (Maple Grove)

2011 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (55) 12-1 1,495
2 Louisiana State (1) 13-1 1,425
3 Oklahoma State (4) 12-1 1,399
4 Oregon 12-2 1,250
5 Arkansas 11-2 1,198
6 USC 10-2 1,181
7 Stanford 11-2 1,167
8 Boise State 12-1 1,127
9 South Carolina 11-2 1,013
10 Wisconsin 11-3 905
11 Michigan State 11-3 873
12 Michigan 11-2 839
13 Baylor 10-3 780
14 TCU 11-2 653
15 Kansas State 10-3 621
16 Oklahoma 10-3 572
17 West Virginia 10-3 547
18 Houston 13-1 518
19 Georgia 10-4 439
20 Southern Mississippi 12-2 411
21 Virginia Tech 11-3 329
22 Clemson 10-4 188
23 Florida State 9-4 154
24 Nebraska 9-4 143
25 Cincinnati 10-3 103

2011 Final USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Alabama (59) 12-1 1475
2 LSU 13-1 1404
3 Oklahoma State 12-1 1367
4 Oregon 12-2 1290
5 Arkansas 11-2 1188
6 Boise State 12-1 1162
7 Stanford 11-2 1106
8 South Carolina 11-2 1084
9 Michigan 11-2 925
10 Michigan State 11-3 912
11 Wisconsin 11-3 911
12 Baylor 10-3 775
13 TCU 11-2 710
14 Houston 13-1 673
15 Oklahoma 10-3 610
16 Kansas State 10-3 602
17 Virginia Tech 11-3 574
18 West Virginia 10-3 554
19 Southern Miss 12-2 429
20 Georgia 10-4 345
21 Cincinnati 10-3 248
22 Clemson 10-4 237
23 Florida State 9-4 205
24 Nebraska 9-4 144
25 BYU 10-3 79

2011 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl by Vizio - 01/02/2012
Oregon 45, Wisconsin 38
Allstate Sugar Bowl - 01/03/2012
Michigan 23, Virginia Tech 20 (OT)
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2012
Michigan State 33, Georgia 30 (3OT)
Capital One Bowl - 01/02/2012
South Carolina 30, Nebraska 13
Ticketcity Bowl - 01/02/2012
Houston 30, Penn State 14
Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl - 01/02/2012
Florida 24, Ohio State 17
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl - 12/31/2011
Illinois 20, UCLA 14
Meineke Car Care Bowl - 12/31/2011
Texas A&M 33, Northwestern 22
Insight Bowl - 12/30/2011
Oklahoma 31, Iowa 14
Little Caesars Bowl - 12/27/2011
Purdue 37, Western Michigan 32

2011 Other Bowl Results

Allstate BCS Championship Game - 01/09/2012
Alabama 21, Louisiana State 0
Discover Orange Bowl - 01/04/2012
West Virginia 70, Clemson 33
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/2012
Oklahoma State 41, Stanford 38 (OT)
Godaddy.com Bowl - 01/08/2012
Northern Illinois 38, Arkansas State 20
BBVA Compass Bowl - 01/07/2012
Southern Methodist 28, Pittsburgh 6
AT&T Cotton Bowl - 01/06/2012
Arkansas 29, Kansas State 16
Chick-Fil-A Bowl - 12/31/2011
Auburn 43, Virginia 24
AutoZone Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2011
Cincinnati 31, Vanderbilt 24
Hyundai Sun Bowl - 12/31/2011
Utah 30, Georgia Tech 27 (OT)
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl - 12/30/2011
Mississippi State 23, Wake Forest 17
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl - 12/30/2011
BYU 24, Tulsa 21
New Era Pinstripe Bowl - 12/30/2011
Rutgers 27, Iowa State 13
Champs Sports Bowl - 12/29/2011
Florida State 18, Notre Dame 14
Valero Alamo Bowl - 12/29/2011
Baylor 67, Washington 56
Military Bowl by Northrup Grumman - 12/28/2011
Toledo 42, Air Force 42
Bridgeport Education Holiday Bowl - 12/28/2011
Texas 21, California 10
Belk Bowl - 12/27/2011
North Carolina State 31, Louisville 24
AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl - 12/26/2011
Missouri 41, Georgia Tech 7
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/24/2011
Southern Mississippi 24, Nevada 17
Maaco Las Vegas Bowl - 12/22/2011
Boise State 56, Arizona State 24
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl - 12/21/2011
TCU 31, Louisiana Tech 24
St. Petersburg Bowl by Beef 'O' Bradys - 12/20/2011
Marshall 20, Florida International 10
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - 12/17/2011
Louisiana-Lafayette 32, San Diego State 30
Gildan New Mexico Bowl - 12/17/2011
Temple 37, Wyoming 15
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - 12/17/2011
Ohio 24, Utah State 23