GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL

Gopher Football 1897 Season

1897 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/25/1897 South High W 22-0
10/02/1897 Macalester W 26-0
10/09/1897 Carleton W 48-6
10/16/1897 Grinnell W 6-0
10/23/1897 Iowa State L 10-12
10/30/1897 Wisconsin (9-1) L 0-39
11/13/1897 @ Michigan (6-1-1) L 0-14
11/25/1897 @ Purdue (5-3-1) L 0-6

1897 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Wisconsin 3 0 0 1.000 9 1 0 .900
Chicago 3 1 0 .750 11 1 0 .917
Michigan 2 1 0 .667 6 1 1 .813
Illinois 1 1 0 .500 6 2 0 .750
Purdue 1 2 0 .333 5 3 1 .611
Minnesota 0 3 0 .000 4 4 0 .500
Northwestern 0 2 0 .000 4 3 0 .571

Season notes:

Coached by Alexander Jerrems (2nd season). There were no polls until 1936.

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