GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL

Gopher Football 1944 Season

1944 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/23/1944 Iowa Seahawks (10-1) L 13-19
09/30/1944 Nebraska (2-6) W 39-0
10/07/1944 Michigan (8-2) L 13-28
10/14/1944 Missouri (3-5-2) W 39-27
10/28/1944 @ Ohio State (9-0) L 14-34
11/04/1944 Homecoming
Northwestern (1-7-1)
T 14-14
11/11/1944 Indiana (7-3) W 19-14
11/18/1944 @ Iowa (1-7) W 46-0
11/25/1944 @ Wisconsin (3-6) W 28-26

1944 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Ohio State 6 0 0 1.000 9 0 0 1.000
Michigan 5 2 0 .714 8 2 0 .800
Purdue 4 2 0 .667 5 5 0 .500
Minnesota 3 2 1 .583 5 3 1 .611
Indiana 4 3 0 .571 7 3 0 .700
Illinois 3 3 0 .500 5 4 1 .550
Wisconsin 2 4 0 .333 3 6 0 .333
Northwestern 0 5 1 .083 1 7 1 .167
Iowa 0 6 0 .000 1 7 0 .125

Season notes:

Coached by Dr. George Hauser (3rd season).

1944 Poll Results

Associated Press
1. Army 9-0-0
2. Ohio State 9-0-0
3. Randolph Field 12-0-0
4. Navy 6-3-0
5. Bainbridge NTS 10-0-0
6. Iowa Preflight 10-1-0
7. Southern California 8-0-2
8. Michigan 8-2-0
9. Notre Dame 8-2-0
10. March Field 7-1-2
11. Duke 6-4-0
12. Tennessee 7-1-1
13. Georgia Tech 8-3-0
13. Norman Preflight 6-0-0
15. Illinois 5-4-1
16. El Toro Marines 8-1-0
17. Great Lakes NTS 9-2-1
18. Fort Pierce 8-0-0
19. St. Mary's Preflight 4-3-0
20. Second Air Force 10-4-1

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1944 Season Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/01/1945
Southern California 25, Tennessee 0
Orange Bowl - 01/01/1945
Tulsa 26, Georgia Tech 12
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1945
Duke 29, Alabama 26
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1945
Oklahoma State 34, Texas Christian 0
Sun Bowl - 01/01/1945
Southwestern (TX) 35, Mexico 0