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2014 Football Results

Gopher Football 2014 Season

  • Head Coach:  Jerry Kill (4th season)
  • Overall Record: 8 - 5
  • Conference Record: 5 - 3
  • Citrus Bowl vs. Missouri: (L 17-33)

2014 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
8/28/2014 Eastern Illinois (5-7) W 42-20
9/06/2014 Middle Tennessee State (6-6) W 35-24
9/13/2014 @ Texas Christian (12-1) L 7-30
9/20/2014 San Jose State (3-9) W 24-7
9/27/2014 @ Michigan (5-7) W 30-14
10/11/2014 Northwestern (5-7) W 24-17
10/18/2014 Homecoming
Purdue (3-9)
W 39-38
10/25/2014 @ Illinois (6-7) L 24-28
11/08/2014 Iowa (7-6) W 51-14
11/15/2014 Ohio State (14-1) L 31-24
11/22/2014 @ Nebraska (9-4) W 28-24
11/29/2014 @ Wisconsin (11-3) L 34-24
1/1/2015 Citrus Bowl
vs. Missouri (11-3)
L 33-17

2014 Big Ten Standings

WEST CONF OVERALL
Wisconsin 7-1 11-3
Minnesota 5-3 8-5
Nebraska 5-3 9-4
Iowa 4-4 7-6
Illinois 3-5 6-7
Northwestern 3-5 5-7
Purdue 1-7 3-9
EAST CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 8-0 14-1
Michigan State 7-1 11-2
Maryland 4-4 7-6
Rutgers 3-5 8-5
Michigan 3-5 5-7
Penn State 2-6 7-6
Indiana 1-7 4-8

Big Ten Championship:  Ohio State 59 - Wisconsin 0

2014 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown (Last School)
98 Amaefula, Michael DL 6-2 249 SR Arlington, Texas (Bowie HS)
48 Anderson, Davis DB 6-1 186 FR St. Paul, Minn. (Apple Valley HS)
81 Anyanwu, Duke TE 6-4 250 RS SO Blaine, Minn. (Blaine HS)
45 Ayinde, Adekunle DB 6-0 198 RS FR Blaine, Minn. (Blaine HS)
31 Banham, Cole RB 5-9 187 RS SR Lakeville, Minn. (Minnesota State-Mankato)
47 Bisch, Alex TE 6-6 250 RS SR Northfield, Minn. (Northfield HS)
73 Bjorklund, Joe OL 6-5 305 RS JR Rosemount, Minn. (Rosemount HS)
67 Bobek, Brian OL 6-2 302 RS JR Inverness, Ill. (Ohio State)
29 Boddy-Calhoun, Briean DB 5-11 190 RS JR Wilmington, Del. (Coffeyville Community College)
22 Borchardt, Jeff WR 6-0 196 RS FR Medina, Minn. (Wayzata HS)
46 Botticelli, Cameron DL 6-5 290 RS SR Milwaukee, Wis. (Marquette University HS)
77 Bush, Foster OL 6-5 304 RS JR Menasha, Wis. (Menasha HS)
26 Campbell, De'Vondre LB 6-5 241 RS JR Fort Myers, Fla. (Hutchinson CC)
65 Campion, Josh OL 6-5 317 RS JR Fergus Falls, Minn. (Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy)
38 Carpenter, Emmit K 6-0 196 FR Green Bay, Wis. (Ashwaubenon HS)
69 Carr, Justin DL 6-2 265 JR Rochester, Minn. (Mayo HS)
9 Carter, Eric WR 5-11 176 RS FR Lakeland, Fla. (Lake Gibson Senior HS)
13 Celestin, Jonathan LB 6-1 209 FR Jonesboro, Ga. (Mundy's Mill HS)
63 Christenson, Jon OL 6-4 305 RS JR Minnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka HS)
27 Cobb, David RB 5-11 220 SR Killeen, Texas (Ellison HS)
55 Cockran, Theiren DL 6-6 255 RS JR Homestead, Fla. (Homestead HS)
19 Conway, Michael WR 6-5 216 RS FR La Crescent, Minn. (Aquinas HS [Wis.])
14 Cosgrove, Connor WR 6-0 175 RS SR Fitchburg, Wis. (St. Cloud State)
19 Dicke, Cedric LB 6-3 216 RS SO Cannon Falls, Minn. (Cannon Falls HS)
59 Dixon, Ray LB 6-3 209 RS FR Loxahatchee, Fla. (Seminole Ridge HS)
32 Edwards, Berkley RB 5-9 190 RS FR Chelsea, Mich. (Chelsea HS)
95 Ekpe, Hendrick DL 6-5 251 SO Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS)
97 Ekpe, Scott DL 6-4 293 JR Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS)
41 Eldred, Christian P 6-3 189 SR Melbourne, Australia (Monash University)
87 Elmore, Gaelin DL 6-6 268 FR Somerset, Wis. (Somerset HS)
52 Epping, Zac OL 6-2 318 RS SR Kenosha, Wis. (Tremper HS)
70 Fahning, Chad OL 6-6 286 RS FR St. Paul, Minn. (DeLaSalle HS)
14 Fruechte, Isaac WR 6-3 202 RS SR Caledonia, Minn. (Rochester CTC)
13 Gant, Desmond WR 6-3 206 FR Aurora, Ill. (East Aurora HS)
84 Gentry, Isaiah WR 6-4 193 FR Cincinnati, Ohio (Moeller HS)
3 Gibson, Jerry TE 6-3 223 FR Theodore, Ala. (Theodore HS)
83 Goodger, Drew TE 6-5 269 SR Shawnee Mission, Kan. (Northwest HS)
81 Hart, Nick TE 6-5 236 RS FR Prior Lake, Minn. (Prior Lake HS)
33 Harte, Andrew K 6-0 189 RS FR Downers Grove, Ill. (Montini Catholic HS)
40 Hartman, Jared LS 6-3 235 RS JR Falcon Heights, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
43 Hartmann, Tyler FB 6-3 255 RS SO Andover, Minn. (Andover HS)
68 Hayes, Isaac OL 6-2 320 RS SO Brooklyn Park, Minn. (St. Thomas Academy)
75 Heifort, Ernie OL 6-5 278 RS JR Bemidji, Minn. (Bemidji HS)
21 Holland Jr., Melvin WR 6-3 191 FR Ashburn, Va. (Briar Woods HS)
17 Hutton, Logan WR 6-1 180 RS SR La Marque, Texas (La Marque HS)
22 James, Craig DB 5-10 175 FR Edwardsville, Ill. (Edwardsville HS)
11 Johnson, Antonio DB 6-0 209 JR Cleveland, Ohio (Shaker Heights HS)
36 Johnson, Cavonte DB 5-11 199 RS SO Edina, Minn. (Edina HS)
4 Jones, Donovahn WR 6-3 200 SO Stockbridge, Ga. (Dutchtown HS)
16 Jones, Jeff RB 6-0 198 FR Minneapolis, Minn. (Washburn HS)
15 Jones, Marcus DB 5-8 173 SR Wake Forest, N.C. (Wake Forest-Rolesville HS)
25 Jordahl, Payton LS 6-2 214 FR Perham, Minn. (Perham HS)
42 Juenemann, Justin K 6-0 165 RS FR Phillipsburg, Kan. (Phillipsburg HS)
91 Kafo, Julien DE 6-4 225 FR Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada (Vanier)
9 Keith, Alex DL 6-3 245 JR Columbia, Mo. (Hickman HS)
20 Kirkwood, Donnell RB 5-10 206 RS SR Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic HS)
44 Kirsch, Jacob RB 5-11 210 RS SO Rochester, Minn. (Rochester CTC)
89 Krizancic, Conner WR 6-2 199 FR Mentor, Ohio (Mentor HS)
1 Laster, De'Niro LB 6-4 230 RS FR Cleveland, Ohio (Cleveland Heights HS)
78 Lauer, Ben OL 6-7 315 RS SO Plymouth, Minn. (Wayzata HS)
94 Legania, Harold DL 6-4 313 RS SR New Orleans, La. (Edna Karr HS)
60 Leidner, Matt OL 6-2 277 RS FR Lakeville, Minn. (Lakeville South HS)
7 Leidner, Mitch QB 6-4 237 RS SO Lakeville, Minn. (Lakeville South HS)
74 Lenkiewicz, Marek OL 6-5 292 RS SR Tinley Park, Ill. (Victor J. Andrew HS)
6 Levine, Grayson DB 5-11 210 SR Eden Prairie, Minn. (Eden Prairie HS)
86 Lingen, Brandon TE 6-5 244 FR Wayzata, Minn. (Wayzata HS)
50 Lynn, Jack LB 6-3 238 RS SO Lake Zurich, Ill. (Lake Zurich HS)
80 Marmer, Aaron WR 6-3 213 RS JR Menasha, Wis. (Air Force Academy)
34 Matilus, Jephete FB 6-1 230 RS JR Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic HS)
1 Maye, KJ WR 5-10 195 JR Mobile, Ala. (Murphy HS)
76 Mayes, Alex OL 6-6 297 RS FR Van Alstyne, Texas (Van Alstyne HS)
55 Mayes, Connor OL 6-5 306 FR Van Alstyne, Texas (Van Alstyne HS)
71 McAvoy, Kyle OL 6-5 308 RS JR Bloomington, Ill. (Bloomington HS)
66 McAvoy, Luke OL 6-5 285 RS JR Bloomington, Ill. (Bloomington HS)
34 McElfresh, Logan P 6-1 200 FR Brainerd, Minn. (Brainerd HS)
8 McGhee, Daletavious DB 6-1 208 RS FR Decatur, Ga. (Cedar Grove HS)
33 McKelvey, John DB 6-0 207 RS SO Hunting Valley, Ohio (University School)
16 Montgomery, Steven DB 5-10 206 RS JR Miramar, Fla. (Miramar HS)
19 Moore, Gary DT 6-4 300 FR Mobile, Ala. (Murphy HS)
37 Mortell, Peter P 6-2 192 RS JR Green Bay, Wis. (Notre Dame Academy)
31 Murray, Eric DB 6-0 195 JR Milwaukee, Wis. (Riverside University HS)
28 Myrick, Jalen DB 5-10 209 SO Bloomingdale, Ga. (Savannah Christian Prep HS)
92 Ndondo-Lay, Robert DL 6-5 260 RS JR Minneapolis, Minn. (Winona State)
48 Oldenkamp, Matt TE 6-6 250 FR Eagle River, Alaska (Chugiak HS)
58 Olson, Tommy OL 6-4 306 SR Mahtomedi, Minn. (Mahtomedi HS)
37 Parks, Josh RB 5-10 187 FR Chisago Lakes, Minn. (Chisago Lakes HS)
90 Peppers, Demaris DL 6-3 287 RS FR Memphis, Tenn. (Fairley HS)
18 Perra, Jacques QB 6-3 210 FR Roseville, Minn. (Roseville HS)
93 Perry, Ben DL 6-5 263 RS SR Southlake, Texas (Carroll HS)
79 Pirsig, Jonah OL 6-9 320 RS SO Blue Earth, Minn. (Blue Earth Area HS)
85 Plsek, Lincoln TE 6-4 269 JR West, Texas (Reicher HS)
12 Poock, Cody LB 6-2 235 SO Okoboji, Iowa (Iowa Western)
56 Rallis, Nick LB 5-11 228 RS SO Edina, Minn. (Edina HS)
49 Ramlet, Dave LS 6-2 235 RS SR Appleton, Wis. (Xavier HS)
53 Rasmussen, Luke OL 6-7 278 FR Brookfield, Wis. (Central HS)
12 Reger, Will WR 6-3 190 FR Burnsville, Minn. (Burnsville HS)
15 Rhoda, Conor QB 6-3 212 RS FR Eagan, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall HS)
96 Richardson, Steven DT 6-0 291 FR Chicago, Ill. (Mt. Carmel HS)
2 Roden-McKinzy, Dimonic QB 6-0 225 FR Kansas City, Kan. (Wyandotte HS)
18 Santoso, Ryan K/P 6-6 245 RS FR Pace, Fla. (Pace HS)
23 Sardinha, EJ WR 6-1 191 RS SO Wellington, Fla. (Palm Beach Central HS)
49 Scarver, Noah TE 6-5 250 RS FR Minneapolis, Minn. (Montana)
42 Schultz, Dominic LB 6-1 231 RS JR Port Huron, Mich. (Port Huron HS)
26 Smith, Brian WR 6-4 216 RS FR Milwaukee, Wis. (Brookfield East HS)
24 Smith, Rodney RB 5-11 200 FR Jonesboro, Ga. (Mundy's Mill HS)
40 Starks, Alexander DB 5-11 203 RS FR Plainfield, Ill. (Plainfield North HS)
99 Stelter, Andrew DE 6-4 265 FR Owatonna, Minn. (Owatonna HS)
5 Streveler, Chris QB 6-2 219 RS FR Crystal Lake, Ill. (Marian Central Catholic HS)
41 Thomas, Miles FB 5-11 235 JR Downs, Kan. (Butler County CC)
2 Thompson, Cedric DB 6-0 208 SR Calipatria, Calif. (Calipatria HS)
52 Timms, Yoshoub DL 6-2 294 RS SO Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (Fort Walton Beach HS)
7 Travis, Damarius DB 6-2 211 JR Pensacola, Fla. (Pensacola HS)
29 Tuszynski, Louis WR 5-11 192 RS SO Germantown, Wisc. (Stetson University)
3 Wells, Derrick DB 6-0 201 SR Lehigh Acres, Fla. (Lehigh HS)
18 Westerhaus, Peter LB 6-3 230 RS JR Chanhassen, Minn. (Holy Family HS)
62 Weyler, Jared OL 6-4 284 FR Dayton, Ohio (Centerville HS)
57 Williams, Everett LB 6-1 230 FR Mansfield, Texas (Legacy HS)
35 Williams Jr., Rodrick RB 5-11 247 JR Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS)
88 Williams, Maxx TE 6-4 250 RS SO Waconia, Minn. (Waconia HS)
5 Wilson, Damien LB 6-2 240 SR Gloster, Miss. (Jones County CC)
30 Wipson, Chris LB 6-2 216 RS FR Plymouth, Minn. (Wayzata HS)
82 Wolitarsky, Drew WR 6-3 226 SO Santa Clarita, Calif. (Canyon County HS)
39 Wozniak, Nate TE 6-10 265 RS FR Greenwood, Ind. (Center Grove HS)
25 Wright, Devon WR 6-0 196 RS SR Coral Springs, Fla. (Taravella HS)

2014 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Ohio State (59) 14-1 1,475
2 Oregon 13-2 1,402
3 TCU 12-1 1,349
4 Alabama 12-2 1,297
5 Michigan State 11-2 1,212
5 Florida State 13-1 1,212
7 Baylor 11-2 1,098
8 Georgia Tech 11-3 1,071
9 Georgia 10-3 925
10 UCLA 10-3 908
11 Mississippi State 10-3 767
12 Arizona State 10-3 756
13 Wisconsin 11-3 724
14 Missouri 11-3 710
15 Clemson 10-3 683
16 Boise State 12-2 653
17 Mississippi 9-4 543
18 Kansas State 9-4 509
19 Arizona 10-4 499
20 USC 9-4 315
21 Utah 9-4 302
22 Auburn 8-5 216
23 Marshall 13-1 161
24 Louisville 9-4 116
25 Memphis 10-3 94

2014 Final USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Ohio State (64) 14-1 1,550
2 Oregon 13-2 1,477
3 TCU 12-1 1,408
4 Alabama 12-2 1,363
5 Michigan State 11-2 1,282
6 Florida State 13-1 1,262
7 Georgia Tech 11-3 1,136
8 Baylor 11-2 1,135
9 Georgia 10-3 1,018
10 UCLA 10-3 909
11 Missouri 11-3 907
12 Mississippi State 10-3 799
13 Wisconsin 11-3 765
14 Arizona State 10-3 750
15 Clemson 10-3 733
16 Boise State 12-2 627
17 Arizona 10-4 574
18 Kansas State 9-4 556
19 Mississippi 9-4 444
20 Utah 9-4 331
21 USC 9-4 297
22 Marshall 13-1 178
23 Auburn 8-5 167
24 Louisville 9-4 113
25 Memphis 10-3 93

2014 College Football Playoff

CFP Semifinal - Allstate Sugar Bowl - 01/01/2015
Ohio State 42, Alabama 35
CFP Semifinal - Rose Bowl by NW Mutual - 01/01/2015
Oregon 59, Florida State 20
CFP Championship Game - 01/12/2015
Ohio State 42, Oregon 20

2014 Big Ten Bowl Results

Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl - 01/02/2015
Tennessee 45, Iowa 28
Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl - 01/01/2015
Missouri 33, Minnesota 17
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2015
Wisconsin 34, Auburn 31
Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic - 01/01/2015
Michigan State 42, Baylor 41
Foster Farms Bowl - 12/30/2014
Stanford 45, Maryland 21
New Era Pinstripe Bowl - 12/27/2014
Penn State 31, Boston College 30
National University Holiday Bowl - 12/27/2014
USC 45, Nebraska 42
Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl - 12/26/2014
Louisiana Tech 35, Illinois 18

2014 Other Bowl Results

Capital One Orange Bowl - 12/31/2014
Georgia Tech 49, Misssissippi State 34
Vizio Fiesta Bowl - 12/31/2014
Boise State 38, Arizona 30
Godaddy.com Bowl - 01/04/2015
Toledo 63, Arkansas State 44
Birmingham Bowl - 01/03/2015
Florida 28, East Carolina 20
Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl - 01/02/2015
Houston 35, Pittsburgh 34
Valero Alamo Bowl - 01/02/2015
UCLA 40, Kansas State 35
Ticketcity Cactus Bowl - 01/02/2015
Oklahoma State 30, Washington 22
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/31/2014
TCU 42, Mississippi 3
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl - 12/30/2014
Notre Dame 31, LSU 28
Belk Bowl - 12/30/2014
Georgia 37, Louisville 14
AutoZone Liberty Bowl - 12/29/2014
Texas A&M 45, West Virginia 37
Russell Athletic Bowl - 12/29/2014
Clemson 40, Oklahoma 6
AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl - 12/29/2014
Arkansas 31, Texas 7
Military Bowl by Northrup Grumman - 12/27/2014
Virginia Tech 33, Cincinnati 17
Hyundai Sun Bowl - 12/27/2014
Arizona State 36, Duke 31
Duck Commander Independence Bowl - 12/27/2014
South Carolina 24, Miami (FL) 21
Quick Lane Bowl - 12/26/2014
Rutgers 40, North Carolina 21
Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl - 12/26/2014
North Carolina State 34, UCF 27
Popeye's Bahamas Bowl - 12/24/2014
Western Kentucky 49, Central Michigan 48
Hawaii Bowl - 12/24/2014
Rice 30, Fresno State 6
Boca Raton Bowl - 12/23/2014
Marshall 52, Northern Illinois 23
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl - 12/23/2014
Navy 17, San Diego State 16
Miami Beach Bowl - 12/22/2014
Memphis 55, BYU 48
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - 12/20/2014
Louisiana-Lafayette 16, Nevada 3
Gildan New Mexico Bowl - 12/20/2014
Utah State 21, UTEP 6
Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl - 12/20/2014
Utah 45, Colorado State 10
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl - 12/20/2014
Air Force 38, Western Michigan 24
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl - 12/20/2014
Bowling Green 33, South Alabama 28