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2001 Minnesota Golden Gophers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. Not ranked
APNo. Not ranked
2001 record4–7 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coachGlen Mason
Home stadiumHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
(Capacity: 64,172)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#12/12 Illinois   7 1         10 2  
#20/20 Michigan   6 2         8 4  
Ohio State   5 3         7 5  
Iowa   4 4         7 5  
Purdue   4 4         6 6  
Indiana   4 4         5 6  
Penn State   0* 4         0* 6  
Michigan State   3 5         7 5  
Wisconsin   3 5         5 7  
Minnesota   2 6         4 7  
Northwestern   2 6         4 7  
† – BCS representative as champion

The 2001 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the college football season of 2001–2002. The team's coach was Glen Mason. It played its home games at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The 2001 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team was not ranked in either the final USA Today/AFCA Coaches poll or Associated Press poll.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30* 6:00 PM at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH L 7–38   34,950[1]
September 8* 1:30 PM Louisiana-Lafayette Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN W 44–14   35,089[2]
September 29 11:00 AM #24 Purdue Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN ESPN2 L 28–35 OT  40,160[3]
October 6 11:00 AM at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN+ L 14–25   53,225[4]
October 13 11:00 AM at Northwestern Ryan FieldEvanston, IL ESPN+ L 17–23   31,097[5]
October 20 11:00 AM Michigan State Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN W 28–19   47,385[6]
October 27* 1:30 PM Murray State Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN W 66–10   36,981[7]
November 3 6:45 PM Ohio State Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN ESPN L 28–31   45,407[8]
November 10 11:00 AM at #12 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (Little Brown Jug) ESPN2 L 10–31   110,828[9]
November 17 11:00 AM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA (Floyd of Rosedale) ESPN2 L 24–42   65,491[10]
November 24 11:00 AM Wisconsin Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) ESPN2 W 42–31   55,890[11]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.


ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Eric Thrall's Gopher History

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