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Gopher Football 1966 Season

1966 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/17/1966 @ Missouri (6-3-1) L 0-24
09/24/1966 Stanford (5-5) W 35-21
10/01/1966 Kansas (2-7-1) L 14-16
10/08/1966 @ Indiana (1-8-1) T 7-7
10/15/1966 Homecoming
Iowa (2-8)
W 17-0
10/22/1966 @ Michigan (6-4) L 0-49
10/29/1966 Ohio State (4-5) W 17-7
11/05/1966 @ Northwestern (3-6-1) W 28-13
11/12/1966 Purdue (9-2) L 0-16
11/19/1966 @ Wisconsin (3-6-1) L 6-7

1966 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Michigan State 7 0 0 1.000 9 0 1 .950
Purdue 6 1 0 .857 9 2 0 .818
Michigan 4 3 0 .571 6 4 0 .600
Illinois 4 3 0 .571 4 6 0 .400
Minnesota 3 3 1 .500 4 5 1 .450
Ohio State 3 4 0 .429 4 5 0 .444
Northwestern 2 4 1 .357 3 6 1 .350
Wisconsin 2 4 1 .357 3 6 1 .350
Indiana 1 5 1 .214 1 8 1 .150
Iowa 1 6 0 .143 2 8 0 .200

Season notes:

Coached by Murray Warmath (13th season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1966 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. Notre Dame 9-0-1
2. Michigan State 9-0-1
3. Alabama 11-0-0
4. Georgia 10-1-0
5. UCLA 9-1-0
6. Nebraska 9-2-0
7. Purdue 9-2-0
8. Georgia Tech 9-2-0
9. Miami (FL) 8-2-1
10. Southern Methodist 8-3-0
1. Notre Dame 9-0-1
2. Michigan State 9-0-1
3. Alabama 11-0-0
4. Georgia 10-1-0
5. UCLA 9-1-0
6. Purdue 9-2-0
7. Nebraska 9-2-0
8. Georgia Tech 9-2-0
9. Southern Methodist 8-3-0
10. Miami (FL) 8-2-1
11. Florida 9-2-0
12. Mississippi 8-3-0
13. Arkansas 8-2-0
14. Tennessee 8-3-0
15. Wyoming 10-1-0
16. Syracuse 8-3-0
17. Houston 8-2-0
18. Southern California 7-4-0
19. Oregon State 7-3-0
20. Virginia Tech 8-2-1

1966 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/02/1967
Purdue 14, Southern California 13

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1966 Season Bowl Results
Orange Bowl - 01/02/1967
Florida 27, Georgia Tech 12
Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1967
Alabama 34, Nebraska 7
Cotton Bowl - 12/31/1966
Georgia 24, Southern Methodist 9
Sun Bowl - 12/24/1966
Wyoming 28, Florida State 20
Gator Bowl - 12/31/1966
Tennessee 18, Syracuse 12
Tangerine Bowl - 12/10/1966
Morgan State 14, West Chester 6
Liberty Bowl - 12/10/1966
Miami (FL) 14, Virginia Tech 7
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/17/1966
Texas 19, Mississippi 0