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1969 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1969 record4-5-1 (4-3 Big Ten)
Head coachMurray Warmath
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/5 Ohio State § 6 1 0     8 1 0
#9/8 Michigan § 6 1 0     8 3 0
#18/18 Purdue 5 2 0     8 2 0
Minnesota 4 3 0     4 5 1
Iowa 3 4 0     5 5 0
Indiana 3 4 0     4 6 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     3 7 0
Wisconsin 3 4 0     3 7 0
Michigan State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll


The 1969 season was the Golden Gophers' sixteenth under head coach Murray Warmath. The Golden Gophers won four games, lost five and tied one. Total attendance for the season was 272,449, which averaged to 45,417. The season high for attendance was against Ohio State.

End Ray Parson was named All-Big Ten first team. Linebacker Noel Jenke, halfback Barry Mayer and defensive lineman Leon Trawick were named Academic All-Big Ten.

Ray Parson was awarded the Team MVP Award.

The team included Richard Fliehr as an offensive lineman. Fliehr is better known as professional wrestler Ric Flair.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
09/20/1969* at Arizona State #19 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 48-26   50,202
09/27/1969* Ohio Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN T 35-35   41,235
10/04/1969* at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 42-14   52,136
10/11/1969 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 17-7   52,804
10/18/1969 #1 Ohio State Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN L 34-7   53,106
10/25/1969 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN L 35-9   44,028
11/01/1969 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 35-8   56,143
11/08/1969 Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 28-21   41,576
11/15/1969 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 14-10   60,011
11/22/1969 Wisconsin Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN W 35-10   40,458
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.


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