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Gopher Football 1955 Season

1955 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/24/1955 Washington (5-4-1) L 0-30
10/01/1955 Purdue (5-3-1) L 6-7
10/08/1955 @ Northwestern (0-8-1) W 18-7
10/15/1955 @ Illinois (5-3-1) L 13-21
10/22/1955 Michigan (7-2) L 13-14
10/29/1955 Homecoming
Southern California (6-4)
W 25-19
11/05/1955 @ Iowa (3-5-1) L 0-26
11/12/1955 @ Michigan State (9-1) L 14-42
11/19/1955 Wisconsin (4-5) W 21-6

1955 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Ohio State 6 0 0 1.000 7 2 0 .778
Michigan State 5 1 0 .833 9 1 0 .900
Michigan 5 2 0 .714 7 2 0 .778
Purdue 4 2 1 .643 5 3 1 .611
Illinois 3 3 1 .500 5 3 1 .611
Wisconsin 3 4 0 .429 4 5 0 .444
Iowa 2 3 1 .417 3 5 1 .389
Minnesota 2 5 0 .286 3 6 0 .333
Indiana 1 5 0 .167 3 6 0 .333
Northwestern 0 6 1 .071 0 8 1 .056

Season notes:

Coached by Murray Warmath (2nd season).

1955 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. Oklahoma 11-0-0
2. Michigan State 9-1-0
3. Maryland 10-1-0
4. UCLA 9-2-0
5. Ohio State 7-2-0
6. Texas Christian 9-2-0
7. Georgia Tech 9-1-1
8. Auburn 8-2-1
9. Notre Dame 8-2-0
10. Mississippi 10-1-0
11. Pittsburgh 7-4-0
12. Michigan 7-2-0
13. Southern California 6-4-0
14. Miami (FL) 6-3-0
15. Miami (OH) 9-0-0
16. Stanford 6-3-1
17. Texas A&M 7-2-1
18. Navy 6-2-1
19. West Virginia 8-2-0
20. Army 6-3-0
1. Oklahoma 11-0-0
2. Michigan State 9-1-0
3. Maryland 10-1-0
4. UCLA 9-2-0
5. Ohio State 7-2-0
6. Texas Christian 9-2-0
7. Georgia Tech 9-1-1
8. Auburn 8-2-1
9. Mississippi 10-1-0
10. Notre Dame 8-2-0
11. Pittsburgh 7-4-0
12. Southern California 6-4-0
13. Michigan 7-2-0
14. Texas A&M 7-2-1
15. Army 6-3-0
16. Duke 7-2-1
17. West Virginia 8-2-0
18. Miami (FL) 6-3-0
19. Iowa 3-5-1
20. Stanford 6-3-1
20. Navy 6-2-1
20. Miami (OH) 9-0-0

1955 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/02/1956
Michigan State 17, UCLA 14

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1955 Season Bowl Results
Orange Bowl - 01/02/1956
Oklahoma 20, Maryland 6
Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1956
Georgia Tech 7, Pittsburgh 0
Cotton Bowl - 01/02/1956
Mississippi 14, Texas Christian 13
Sun Bowl - 01/02/1956
Wyoming 21, Texas Tech 14
Gator Bowl - 12/31/1955
Vanderbilt 25, Auburn 13
Tangerine Bowl - 01/02/1956
Juniata 6, Missouri Valley 6