1919 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1919 record4–2–1 (3–2 Big Ten)
Head coach
CaptainErnest Lampi
Home stadiumNorthrop Field
Seasons
← 1918
1920 →
1919 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 6 1 0     6 1 0
Ohio State 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 4 2 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 3 2 0     5 2 0
Minnesota 3 2 0     4 2 1
Iowa 2 2 0     5 2 0
Michigan 1 4 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 1 4 0     2 5 0
Indiana 0 2 0     3 4 0
Purdue 0 3 0     2 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1919 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1919 college football season. In their 20th year under head coach Henry L. Williams, the Golden Gophers compiled a 4–2–1 record (3–2 against Big Ten Conference opponents).[1] The 1919 team finished in a tie for fourth place in the Big Ten. Halfback Arnold Oss was named All-Big Ten first team.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 4North Dakota*W 39–07,500
October 11Nebraska*
  • Northrop Field
  • Minneapolis, MN (rivalry)
T 6–67,000
October 18at IndianaIndianapolis, INW 20–610,000
October 25Iowa
  • Northrop Field
  • Minneapolis, MN (rivalry)
L 6–912,000
November 1at WisconsinW 19–720,000
November 8Illinoisdagger
  • Northrop Field
  • Minneapolis, MN
L 6–1025,000
November 22at MichiganW 34–730,000[3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References

  1. ^ "1919 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
  2. ^ Keiser, Jeff (2007). "2007 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 180.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Michigan Team Takes the Count From Minnesota in Final Conference Battle". Detroit Free Press. November 23, 1919. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.