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1959 Minnesota Golden Gophers Roster

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Record: 2-7, .222 W-L% (97th of 112)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 1-6 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Murray Warmath (2-7)

PS/G: 10.9 (90th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 17.7 (80th of 112)
SRS: 4.01 (46th of 112) ▪ SOS: 10.34 (4th of 112)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Sandy Stephens* QB 24 Cmp, 82 Att, 376 Yds, 2 TD
Larry Johnson QB 39 Cmp, 92 Att, 497 Yds, 2 TD
Joe Salem QB 3 Cmp, 5 Att, 51 Yds, 0 TD
Arlie Bomstad* RB 55 Att, 225 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Bill Kauth* RB 65 Att, 202 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Tom Robbins* RB 93 Att, 339 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Neil Bengtson RB 2 Att, 10 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Judge Dickson RB 51 Att, 220 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Roger Hagberg RB 50 Att, 239 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Tom King RB 18 Att, 53 Yds, 2.9 Avg
Dave Mulholland RB 12 Att, 41 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Jim Rogers RB 10 Att, 68 Yds, 6.8 Avg
Tom Hall* WR 22 Rec, 322 Yds, 14.6 Avg
Thomas Moe* WR 7 Rec, 86 Yds, 12.3 Avg
Bob Deegan WR 4 Rec, 88 Yds, 22.0 Avg
Richard Johnson WR 3 Rec, 57 Yds, 19.0 Avg
Dick Larson WR
Tom Brown* OL
Greg Larson* OL
Arnold Osmundson* OL
Jerry Shelter* OL
Mike Wright* OL
Frank Brixius OL
Jerry Friend OL
John Mulvena OL
Gerald Shetler OL