GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL

Gopher Football 1895 Season

1895 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/29/1895 @ Mpls. Cent. H.S. W 20-0
10/05/1895 Grinnell L 4-6
10/12/1895 @ Boat Club W 6-0
10/19/1895 Iowa State (3-4) W 24-0
10/25/1895 @ Chicago (10-3) W 10-6
10/29/1895 @ Purdue (4-3) L 4-16
11/02/1895 @ Macalester W 40-0
11/16/1895 Wisconsin (5-2-1) W 14-10
11/23/1895 @ Michigan (8-1) L 0-20
11/28/1895 Ex-Collegiates W 14-0

1895 Conference Standings

The Big Ten Conference began football competition in 1896

Season notes:

Coached by Walt 'Pudge' Heffelfinger (1st season). There were no polls until 1936.

On January 11, 1895, the Intercollegiate Conference of Faculty Representatives met for the first time, the organization which would become the Big Ten Conference. The seven schools which started the Conference were the University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin.

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