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1993 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1993 record4–7 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coachJim Wacker
Home stadiumHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
(Capacity: 63,669)
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/5 Wisconsin § 6 1 1     10 1 1
#11/10 Ohio State § 6 1 1     10 1 1
#8/7 Penn State 6 2 0     10 2 0
Indiana 5 3 0     8 4 0
#21/19 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Illinois 5 3 0     5 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     6 6 0
Iowa 3 5 0     6 6 0
Minnesota 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 0 8 0     2 9 0
Purdue 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1993 season was the Golden Gophers' second season under head coach Jim Wacker.[1] The Golden Gophers won four games, highlighted by a win over #15 ranked Wisconsin.[1] The total home attendance for the season was 239,973, which averaged to 39,995 per game.[2] The season attendance high was against Wisconsin, with 64,798 in attendance.[2]

Offensive Guard Rob Rogers and wide receiver Omar Douglas were named All-Big Ten second team.[3] Defensive back Justin Conzemius, wide receiver Omar Douglas and linebacker Jeff Rosga were all named second team Academic All-Americans.[4] Kicker Mike Chalberg, defensive back Justin Conzemius, wide receiver Omar Douglas, offensive lineman Chris Fowlkes, linebacker Peter Hiestand, offensive lineman Todd Jesewitz, linebacker Ben Langford, defensive back Jeff Rosga, linebacker Craig Sauer, tight end Mark Tangen and linebacker Lance Wolkow were named Academic All-Big Ten.[4]

Omar Douglas was awarded the Bronko Nagurski Award, Bruce Smith Award and Butch Nash Award.[5] Linebacker Andrew Veit was awarded the Carl Eller Award.[5] Long snapper Scott Williams was awarded the Bobby Bell Award.[5] Running back Antonio Carter was awarded the Paul Giel Award.[5]

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 12:00 PM at #17 Penn State Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA L 20–38   95,387
September 11* 6:00 PM Indiana State Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN W 27–10   30,719
September 18* 7:00 PM Kansas State Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN L 25–30   36,245
September 25* 8:00 PM at San Diego State Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA L 17–48   41,487
October 2 7:00 PM Indiana Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN L 19–23   33,315
October 9 6:00 PM Purdue Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN W 59–56   31,293
October 16 1:00 PM at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 28–26   27,814
October 23† 6:00 PM #15 Wisconsin Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 28–21   64,798
November 6 11:30 AM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN L 20–23   50,192
November 13 11:30 AM Michigan Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Little Brown Jug) ESPN L 7–58   43,603
November 20 1:05 PM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale) L 3–21   66,840
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.


Game notesEdit

WisconsinEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Wisconsin 0 0 14 7 21
Minnesota 7 14 0 7 28

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ReferencesEdit

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  6. Gainesville Sun. 1993 Oct 24.
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