1909 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
Western Conference champion
ConferenceWestern Conference
1909 record6–1 (3–0 Western)
Head coach
CaptainJohn McGovern
Home stadiumNorthrop Field
Seasons
← 1908
1910 →
1909 Western Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Minnesota $ 3 0 0 6 1 0
Chicago 4 1 1 4 1 2
Illinois 3 1 0 5 2 0
Wisconsin 2 1 1 3 1 1
Indiana 1 3 0 4 3 0
Northwestern 1 3 0 1 3 1
Iowa 0 1 0 2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 0 2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1909 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1909 college football season. In their tenth year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 6–1 record (3–0 against Western Conference opponents), won the conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 158 to 27.[1]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 25Lawrence*W 25–03,000
October 2Iowa
  • Northrop Field
  • Minneapolis, MN (rivalry)
W 41–06,000
October 9Iowa State*
  • Northrop Field
  • Minneapolis, MN
W 18–02,000
October 16at Nebraska*Omaha, NE (rivalry)W 14–07,000
October 30Chicago
  • Northrop Field
  • Minneapolis, MN
W 20–626,000
November 13at WisconsinW 34–67,500
November 201:01 p.m.Michigan*
L 6–1522,000–25,000

References

  1. ^ "1909 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.