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1985 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (37th of 110)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 4-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lou Holtz (6-5), John Gutekunst (1-0)

PS/G: 24.4 (37th of 110) ▪ PA/G: 20.0 (47th of 110)
SRS: 8.00 (28th of 110) ▪ SOS: 4.92 (20th of 110)

Bowl Game: Won Independence Bowl 20-13 versus Clemson

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 Final
                20                

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 14, 1985 Sat Minnesota Wichita State MVC W 28 14 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 21, 1985 Sat Minnesota Montana Non-Major W 62 17 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 28, 1985 Sat Minnesota (2) Oklahoma Big 8 L 7 13 2 1 0 L 1
4 Oct 5, 1985 Sat Minnesota Purdue Big Ten W 45 15 3 1 0 W 1
5 Oct 12, 1985 Sat Minnesota @ Northwestern Big Ten W 21 10 4 1 0 W 2
6 Oct 19, 1985 Sat Minnesota @ Indiana Big Ten W 22 7 5 1 0 W 3
7 Oct 26, 1985 Sat (20) Minnesota (9) Ohio State Big Ten L 19 23 5 2 0 L 1
8 Nov 2, 1985 Sat Minnesota @ Michigan State Big Ten L 26 31 5 3 0 L 2
9 Nov 9, 1985 Sat Minnesota Wisconsin Big Ten W 27 18 6 3 0 W 1
10 Nov 16, 1985 Sat Minnesota (8) Michigan Big Ten L 7 48 6 4 0 L 1
11 Nov 23, 1985 Sat Minnesota @ (3) Iowa Big Ten L 9 31 6 5 0 L 2
12 Dec 21, 1985 Sat Minnesota N Clemson ACC W 20 13 7 5 0 W 1 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)