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Minnesota FBS (AQ's) : Big Ten AQ/P5

Location
Minneapolis

Spirit Name
Golden Gophers

Mascot
Goldy Gopher
Stadium:
TCF Bank/FBS Rank: 61st
Capacity: 50,805
Surface: FieldTurf

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University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 6-7 Tim Brewster @ UM 11-21 / Winning Percentage 34.38 640-463-44 / Winning Percentage 57.72 Total Win Rk 30 Win %age Rk 41 Total 54 Offense 31 Defense 22 S.T. 1 Offense 9* Defense 8 50,805 Increase Rank 42
2010 3-9 Tim Brewster @ UM 15-30 / Winning Percentage 34.34 643-472-44 / Winning Percentage 57.38 Total Win Rk 30 Win %age Rk 41 Total 38 Offense 21 Defense 15 S.T. 2 Offense 9*/ Defense 2 49,513 Decrease Rank 45
2011 3-9 Jerry Kill @ UM 3-9 / Winning Percentage 25.00 646-481-44 / Winning Percentage 57.05 Total Win Rk 30 Win %age Rk 45 Total 37 Offense 14 Defense 21 S.T. 2 Offense 6 Defense 8 47,714 Decrease Rank 49
2012 6-7 Jerry Kill @ UM 9-16 / Winning Percentage 36.00 652-488-44 / Winning Percentage 56.93 Total Win Rk 30 Win %age Rk 48 Total 52 Offense 22 Defense 23 S.T. 5 Offense 6* Defense 6 46,637 Decrease Rank 47
2013 8-5 Jerry Kill @ UM 17-21 / Winning Percentage 44.74 660-493-44 / Winning Percentage 56.98 Total Win Rk 28 Win %age Rk 45 Total 55 Offense 26 Defense 25 S.T. 4 Offense 10* Defense 6 47,797 Increase Rank 47
2014 8-5 Jerry Kill @ UM 25-26 / Winning Percentage 49.02 668-497-44 / Winning Percentage 57.02 Total Win Rk 29 Win %age Rk 47 Total 50 Offense 26 Defense 23 S.T. 1 Offense 8 Defense 7 47,865 Increase Rank 45
2015 6-7 Jerry Kill//Tracy Claeys @ UM 31-33 / Winning Percentage 49.02 674-505-44 / Winning Percentage 56.91 Total Win Rk 28 Win %age Rk 47 Total 48 Offense 23 Defense 21 S.T. 4 Offense 5* Defense 7 47,865 Increase Rank 45
2016 9-4 Tracy Claeys @ UM 11-8 / Winning Percentage 57.89 RK 53 683-509-44 / Winning Percentage 57.04 Total Win Rk 29 Win %age Rk 46 Total 39 Offense 15 Defense 22 S T 2 Offense 7* Defense 6 43,814 Decrease Rank 54
2017 5-7 PJ Fleck @ UM 5-7 / Winning Percentage 41.67 RK 91 688-516-44 / Winning Percentage 56.89 Total Win Rk 29 Win %age Rk 49 Total 43 Offense 18 Defense 21 S T 4 Offense 7 Defense 5 44,358 Increase Rank 47
2018 7-6 PJ Fleck @ UM 12-13 / Winning Percentage 48.00 RK 79 695-522-44 / Winning Percentage 56.86 Total Win Rk 29 Win %age Rk 50 Total 38 Offense 17 Defense 18 ST 3 Offense 7 Defense 7 37,915 Decrease Rank 55
2019 11-2 PJ Fleck @ UM 23-15 / Winning Percentage 60.53 RK 43 706-524-44 / Winning Percentage 57.14 Total Win Rk 29 Win %age Rk 50 Total 45 Offense 21 Defense 23 ST 1 Offense 9* Defense 7 46,190 Increase Rank 45
2020 3-4 PJ Fleck @ UM 26-19 / Winning Percentage 57.78 RK 44 709-528-44 / Winning Percentage 57.06 Total Win Rk 29 Win %age Rk 45 Total 48 Offense 21 Defense 22 ST 5 Offense 9* Defense 4 Covid-19 / 651 Rank 86
2021 0-0 PJ Fleck @ UM 26-19 / Winning Percentage 57.78 RK 44 709-528-44 / Winning Percentage 57.06 Total Win Rk 29 Win %age Rk 45 Total 59 Offense 26 Defense 29 ST 4 Offense 10* Defense 10 TBD
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2021)

Record 2021

Overall: W:8 L:4 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:4 T:0
Division: W:8 L:4 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
Same Conference Sep-02 2021 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Ohio State
LOSS
31 - 45
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 5-50 203 205 408 2 14 8
Ohio State 5-48 201 294 495 1 8 4
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-11 2021 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Miami OH
WIN
31 - 26
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 4-45 175 112 287 0 14 7
Miami OH 4-50 104 237 341 2 14 6
BCS (FBS AQ's) Sep-18 2021 Colorado
 -VS- 
Minnesota
WIN
0 - 30
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Colorado 3-30 -19 82 63 2 12 2
Minnesota 4-34 277 164 441 0 11 3
FBS (FBS Non AQ's) Sep-25 2021 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Bowling Green
LOSS
10 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 7-71 182 59 241 3 14 5
Bowling Green 4-30 22 170 192 2 14 2
Same Conference Oct-02 2021 Purdue
 -VS- 
Minnesota
WIN
13 - 20
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Purdue 3-30 77 371 448 2 18 7
Minnesota 4-55 125 169 294 0 13 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-16 2021 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Nebraska
WIN
30 - 23
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 3-25 182 214 396 2 9 3
Nebraska 3-25 136 241 377 0 12 4
Same Conference Oct-23 2021 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Maryland
WIN
34 - 16
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 4-50 326 125 451 0 12 7
Maryland 8-79 79 189 268 1 11 5
Same Conference Oct-30 2021 Northwestern
 -VS- 
Minnesota
WIN
14 - 41
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Northwestern 4-33 143 98 241 1 11 4
Minnesota 4-35 308 134 442 1 14 10
Same Conference Nov-06 2021 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Illinois
LOSS
6 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 4-35 89 200 289 2 13 3
Illinois 7-72 185 80 265 0 12 5
Same Conference Nov-13 2021 Iowa
 -VS- 
Minnesota
LOSS
27 - 22
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Iowa 3-30 71 206 277 1 12 4
Minnesota 5-50 189 220 409 0 19 7
Same Conference Nov-20 2021 Indiana
 -VS- 
Minnesota
WIN
14 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Indiana 4-50 141 77 218 2 13 7
Minnesota 4-30 195 196 391 0 13 7
Same Conference Nov-27 2021 Minnesota
 -VS- 
Wisconsin
WIN
23 - 13
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Minnesota 7-82 75 199 274 1 11 5
Wisconsin 8-73 62 171 233 1 14 4

Record 2021

Overall: W:8 L:4 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:4 T:0
Division: W:8 L:4 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Minnesota 55 - 562 Yards 2326 1997 4323 11 157 70
Opponents 56 - 550 Yards 1202 2216 3418 15 151 54
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
12 4323 360

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 1997 166

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
12 2326 194

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
12 313 26

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 11 0.92

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
157 70 44.6%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
12 24 22 120 14 4 18 4 92% 75%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
12 3418 285

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 2216 185

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
12 1202 100

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
12 219 18

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
12 15 1.25

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
151 54 35.8%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
12 17 13 66 6 3 9 4 76% 53%

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