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Gopher Football 1977 Season

1977 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/10/1977 Western Michigan (4-7) W 10-0
09/17/1977 @ Ohio State (9-3) L 7-38
09/24/1977 UCLA (7-4) W 27-13
10/01/1977 Washington (8-4) W 19-17
10/08/1977 @ Iowa (4-7) L 6-18
10/15/1977 Homecoming
Northwestern (1-10)
W 13-7
10/22/1977 Michigan (10-2) W 16-0
10/29/1977 @ Indiana (5-5-1) L 22-34
11/05/1977 Michigan State (7-3-1) L 10-29
11/12/1977 @ Illinois (3-8) W 21-0
11/19/1977 Wisconsin (5-6) W 13-7
12/22/1977 Hall of Fame Classic
vs. Maryland (8-4)
L 7-17

1977 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Michigan 7 1 0 .875 10 2 0 .833
Ohio State 7 1 0 .875 9 3 0 .750
Michigan State 6 1 1 .813 7 3 1 .682
Indiana 4 3 1 .563 5 5 1 .500
Minnesota 4 4 0 .500 7 5 0 .583
Purdue 3 5 0 .375 5 6 0 .455
Iowa 3 5 0 .375 4 7 0 .364
Wisconsin 3 6 0 .333 5 6 0 .455
Illinois 2 6 0 .250 3 8 0 .273
Northwestern 1 8 0 .111 1 10 0 .091

Season notes:

Coached by Cal Stoll (6th season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1977 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. Notre Dame 11-1-0
2. Alabama 11-1-0
3. Arkansas 11-1-0
4. Texas 11-1-0
5. Penn State 11-1-0
6. Kentucky 10-1-0
7. Oklahoma 10-2-0
8. Pittsburgh 9-2-1
9. Michigan 10-2-0
10. Washington 8-4-0
11. Ohio State 9-3-0
12. Nebraska 9-3-0
13. Southern California 8-4-0
14. Florida State 10-2-0
15. Stanford 9-3-0
16. San Diego State 10-1-0
17. North Carolina 8-3-1
18. Arizona State 9-3-0
19. Clemson 8-3-1
20. Brigham Young 9-2-0
1. Notre Dame 11-1-0
2. Alabama 11-1-0
3. Arkansas 11-1-0
4. Penn State 11-1-0
5. Texas 11-1-0
6. Oklahoma 10-2-0
7. Pittsburgh 9-2-1
8. Michigan 10-2-0
9. Washington 8-4-0
10. Nebraska 9-3-0
11. Florida State 10-2-0
12. Ohio State 9-3-0
12. Southern California 8-4-0
14. North Carolina 8-3-1
15. Stanford 9-3-0
16. Brigham Young 9-2-0
16. North Texas 9-2-0
18. Arizona State 9-3-0
19. North Carolina State 8-4-0
19. San Diego State 10-1-0

1977 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/02/1978
Washington 27, Michigan 20
Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1978
Alabama 35, Ohio State 6
Hall of Fame Classic - 12/22/1977
Maryland 17, Minnesota 7

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1977 Season Bowl Results
Orange Bowl - 01/02/1978
Arkansas 31, Oklahoma 6
Cotton Bowl - 01/02/1978
Notre Dame 38, Texas 10
Sun Bowl - 12/31/1977
Stanford 24, Louisiana State 14
Gator Bowl - 12/30/1977
Pittsburgh 34, Clemson 3
Tangerine Bowl - 12/23/1977
Florida State 40, Texas Tech 17
Liberty Bowl - 12/19/1977
Nebraska 21, North Carolina 17
Peach Bowl - 12/31/1977
North Carolina State 24, Iowa State 14
Fiesta Bowl - 12/25/1977
Penn State 42, Arizona State 30
Independence Bowl - 12/17/1977
Louisiana Tech 24, Louisville 14
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1977
Southern California 47, Texas A&M 28