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Gopher Football 1988 Season

1988 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L/T Score
09/10/1988 Washington State (9-3) L 9-41
09/17/1988 Miami (OH) (0-10-1) W 35-3
09/24/1988 Northern Illinois (7-4) W 31-20
10/01/1988 @ Purdue (4-7) L 10-14
10/08/1988 Homecoming
Northwestern (2-8-1)
T 28-28
10/15/1988 @ Indiana (8-3-1) L 13-33
10/22/1988 Ohio State (4-6-1) L 6-13
10/29/1988 Illinois (6-5-1) T 27-27
11/05/1988 @ Michigan (9-2-1) L 7-22
11/12/1988 @ Wisconsin (1-10) L 7-14
11/19/1988 Iowa (6-4-3) L 22-31

1988 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L T PCT W L T PCT
Michigan 7 0 1 .938 9 2 1 .792
Michigan State 6 1 1 .813 6 5 1 .542
Iowa 4 1 3 .688 6 4 3 .577
Illinois 5 2 1 .688 6 5 1 .542
Indiana 5 3 0 .625 8 3 1 .708
Purdue 3 5 0 .375 4 7 0 .364
Ohio State 2 5 1 .313 4 6 1 .409
Northwestern 2 5 1 .313 2 8 1 .227
Minnesota 0 6 2 .125 2 7 2 .273
Wisconsin 1 7 0 .125 1 10 0 .091

Season notes:

Coached by John Gutekunst (3rd season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

1988 Poll Results

Associated Press United Press USA Today
1. Notre Dame 12-0-0
2. Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3. Florida State 11-1-0
4. Michigan 9-2-1
5. West Virginia 11-1-0
6. UCLA 10-2-0
7. Southern California 10-2-0
8. Auburn 10-2-0
9. Clemson 10-2-0
10. Nebraska 11-2-0
11. Oklahoma State 10-2-0
12. Arkansas 10-2-0
13. Syracuse 10-2-0
14. Oklahoma 9-3-0
15. Georgia 9-3-0
16. Washington State 9-3-0
17. Alabama 9-3-0
18. Houston 9-3-0
19. Louisiana State 8-4-0
20. Indiana 8-3-1
1. Notre Dame 12-0-0
2. Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3. Florida State 11-1-0
4. Michigan 9-2-1
5. West Virginia 11-1-0
6. UCLA 10-2-0
7. Auburn 10-2-0
8. Clemson 10-2-0
9. Southern California 10-2-0
10. Nebraska 11-2-0
11. Oklahoma State 10-2-0
12. Syracuse 10-2-0
13. Arkansas 10-2-0
14. Oklahoma 9-3-0
15. Georgia 9-3-0
16. Washington State 9-3-0
17. Alabama 9-3-0
17. North Carolina State 8-3-1
19. Indiana 8-3-1
20. Wyoming 11-2-0
1. Notre Dame 12-0-0
2. Miami (FL) 11-1-0
3. Florida State 11-1-0
4. UCLA 10-2-0
5. Michigan 9-2-1
6. West Virginia 11-1-0
7. Southern California 10-2-0
8. Nebraska 11-2-0
9. Auburn 10-2-0
10. Clemson 10-2-0
11. Oklahoma State 10-2-0
12. Syracuse 10-2-0
13. Oklahoma 9-3-0
14. Arkansas 10-2-0
15. Washington State 9-3-0
16. Georgia 9-3-0
17. Alabama 9-3-0
18. North Carolina State 8-3-1
19. Houston 9-3-0
20. Indiana 8-3-1
21. Wyoming 11-2-0
22. Louisiana State 8-4-0
23. Colorado 8-4-0
24. Southern Mississippi 10-2-0
25. Brigham Young 9-4-0

1988 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl - 01/02/1989
Michigan 22, Southern California 14
Mazda Gator Bowl - 01/01/1989
Georgia 34, Michigan State 27
Liberty Bowl - 12/28/1988
Indiana 34, South Carolina 10
Peach Bowl - 12/31/1988
North Carolina State 28, Iowa 23
All-American Bowl - 12/29/1988
Florida 14, Illinois 10

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1988 Season Bowl Results
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/02/1989
Miami (FL) 23, Nebraska 3
USF&G Sugar Bowl - 01/02/1989
Florida State 13, Auburn 7
Mobil Cotton Bowl - 01/02/1989
UCLA 17, Arkansas 3
John Hancock Sun Bowl - 12/24/1988
Alabama 29, Army 28
Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/02/1989
Clemson 13, Oklahoma 6
Sunkist Fiesta Bowl - 01/02/1989
Notre Dame 34, West Virginia 21
Independence Bowl - 12/23/1988
Southern Mississippi 38, Texas-El Paso 18
Sea World Holiday Bowl - 12/30/1988
Oklahoma State 62, Wyoming 14
Eagle Aloha Bowl - 12/25/1988
Washington State 24, Houston 22
Hall of Fame Bowl - 01/02/1989
Syracuse 23, Louisiana State 10
California Bowl - 12/10/1988
Fresno State 35, Western Michigan 30
Freedom Bowl - 12/29/1988
Brigham Young 20, Colorado 17