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Gopher Football 1980 Season

1980 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/13/1980 Ohio (6-5) W 38-14
09/20/1980 @ Ohio State (9-3) L 0-47
09/27/1980 Southern California (8-2-1) L 7-24
10/04/1980 @ Northwestern (0-11) W 49-21
10/11/1980 @ Purdue (9-3) L 7-21
10/18/1980 Homecoming
Michigan (10-2)
L 14-37
10/25/1980 Iowa (4-7) W 24-6
11/01/1980 @ Illinois (3-7-1) W 21-18
11/08/1980 Indiana (6-5) W 31-7
11/15/1980 Michigan State (3-8) L 12-30
11/22/1980 @ Wisconsin (4-7) L 7-25

1980 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Michigan 8 0 0 1.000 10 2 0 .833
Ohio State 7 1 0 .875 9 3 0 .750
Purdue 7 1 0 .875 9 3 0 .750
Iowa 4 4 0 .500 4 7 0 .364
Minnesota 4 5 0 .444 5 6 0 .455
Indiana 3 5 0 .375 6 5 0 .545
Illinois 3 5 0 .375 3 7 1 .318
Wisconsin 3 5 0 .375 4 7 0 .364
Michigan State 2 6 0 .250 3 8 0 .273
Northwestern 0 9 0 .000 0 11 0 .000

Season notes:

Coached by Joe Salem (2nd season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1980 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press
1. Georgia 12-0-0
2. Pittsburgh 11-1-0
3. Oklahoma 10-2-0
4. Michigan 10-2-0
5. Florida State 10-2-0
6. Alabama 10-2-0
7. Nebraska 10-2-0
8. Penn State 10-2-0
9. Notre Dame 9-2-1
10. North Carolina 11-1-0
11. Southern California 8-2-1
12. Brigham Young 12-1-0
13. UCLA 9-2-0
14. Baylor 10-2-0
15. Ohio State 9-3-0
16. Washington 9-3-0
17. Purdue 9-3-0
18. Miami (FL) 9-3-0
19. Mississippi State 9-3-0
20. Southern Methodist 8-4-0
1. Georgia 12-0-0
2. Pittsburgh 11-1-0
3. Oklahoma 10-2-0
4. Michigan 10-2-0
5. Florida State 10-2-0
6. Alabama 10-2-0
7. Nebraska 10-2-0
8. Penn State 10-2-0
9. North Carolina 11-1-0
10. Notre Dame 9-2-1
11. Brigham Young 12-1-0
12. Southern California 8-2-1
13. Baylor 10-2-0
14. UCLA 9-2-0
15. Ohio State 9-3-0
16. Purdue 9-3-0
17. Washington 9-3-0
18. Miami (FL) 9-3-0
19. Florida 8-4-0
20. Southern Methodist 8-4-0

1980 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/01/1981
Michigan 23, Washington 6
Liberty Bowl - 12/27/1980
Purdue 28, Missouri 25
Fiesta Bowl - 12/26/1980
Penn State 31, Ohio State 19

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1980 Season Bowl Results
Orange Bowl - 01/01/1981
Oklahoma 18, Florida State 17
Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1981
Georgia 17, Notre Dame 10
Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1981
Alabama 30, Baylor 2
Sun Bowl - 12/27/1980
Nebraska 31, Mississippi State 17
Gator Bowl - 12/29/1980
Pittsburgh 37, South Carolina 9
Tangerine Bowl - 12/20/1980
Florida 35, Maryland 20
Peach Bowl - 01/02/1981
Miami (FL) 20, Virginia Tech 10
Independence Bowl - 12/13/1980
Southern Mississippi 16, McNeese State 14
Holiday Bowl - 12/19/1980
Brigham Young 46, Southern Methodist 45
Hall of Fame Classic - 12/27/1980
Arkansas 34, Tulane 15
Bluebonnet Bowl - 12/31/1980
North Carolina 16, Texas 7
Garden State Bowl - 12/14/1980
Houston 35, Navy 0