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Minnesota Golden Gophers AP Poll History

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota ▪ Colors: Maroon & Gold
Stadium: TCF Bank Stadium (cap. 50,000)
Record: 123 Years, 652-488-42, .569 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: Big Ten, Western and Ind
Conference Champion: 18 Times
Bowls: 16 Bowls, 5-11, .313 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 5 Times (Preseason), 14 Times (Final), 160 Weeks (Total)

160 Polls

Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
1 2014 14 2014-11-23 22 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
2 2008 9 2008-10-19 25 Up 
3 2008 10 2008-10-26 20 25 Up 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
4 2005 5 2005-09-25 18 Up 
5 2005 7 2005-10-09 22 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
6 2004 1 Preseason 25 NA
7 2004 2 2004-09-05 22 25 Up 3
8 2004 3 2004-09-12 22 22 NC
9 2004 4 2004-09-19 19 22 Up 3
10 2004 5 2004-09-26 18 19 Up 1
11 2004 6 2004-10-03 13 18 Up 5
12 2004 7 2004-10-10 19 13 Down 6
13 2004 9 2004-10-24 24 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
14 2003 5 2003-09-21 24 Up 
15 2003 6 2003-09-28 21 24 Up 3
16 2003 7 2003-10-05 17 21 Up 4
17 2003 8 2003-10-12 25 17 Down 8
18 2003 10 2003-10-26 24 Up 
19 2003 11 2003-11-02 24 24 NC
20 2003 12 2003-11-09 19 24 Up 5
21 2003 15 2003-11-30 25 Up 
22 2003 16 2003-12-07 24 25 Up 1
23 2003 17 Final 20 24 Up 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
24 2002 10 2002-10-20 25 Up 
25 2002 11 2002-10-27 23 25 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
26 2000 9 2000-10-15 22 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
27 1999 7 1999-10-03 25 Up 
28 1999 9 1999-10-17 24 Up 
29 1999 12 1999-11-07 20 Up 
30 1999 13 1999-11-14 17 20 Up 3
31 1999 14 1999-11-21 13 17 Up 4
32 1999 15 1999-11-28 13 13 NC
33 1999 16 1999-12-05 12 13 Up 1
34 1999 17 Final 18 12 Down 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
35 1985 9 1985-10-22 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
36 1982 5 1982-09-27 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
37 1977 8 1977-10-24 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
38 1969 1 Preseason 19 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
39 1968 1 Preseason 15 NA
40 1968 2 1968-09-16 16 15 Down 1
41 1968 3 1968-09-23 17 16 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
42 1962 8 1962-11-05 10 Up 
43 1962 9 1962-11-12 8 10 Up 2
44 1962 10 1962-11-19 5 8 Up 3
45 1962 11 1962-11-26 10 5 Down 5
46 1962 12 Final 10 10 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
47 1961 8 1961-11-06 5 Up 
48 1961 9 1961-11-13 5 5 NC
49 1961 10 1961-11-20 3 5 Up 2
50 1961 11 1961-11-27 7 3 Down 4
51 1961 12 Final 6 7 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
52 1960 3 1960-09-26 18 Up 
53 1960 4 1960-10-03 14 18 Up 4
54 1960 5 1960-10-10 10 14 Up 4
55 1960 6 1960-10-17 6 10 Up 4
56 1960 7 1960-10-24 6 6 NC
57 1960 8 1960-10-31 3 6 Up 3
58 1960 9 1960-11-07 1 3 Up 2
59 1960 10 1960-11-14 4 1 Down 3
60 1960 11 1960-11-21 1 4 Up 3
61 1960 12 Final 1 1 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
62 1957 1 Preseason 4 NA
63 1957 2 1957-09-23 6 4 Down 2
64 1957 3 1957-09-30 3 6 Up 3
65 1957 4 1957-10-07 4 3 Down 1
66 1957 5 1957-10-14 4 4 NC
67 1957 6 1957-10-21 14 4 Down 10
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
68 1956 4 1956-10-08 17 Up 
69 1956 7 1956-10-29 8 Up 
70 1956 8 1956-11-05 6 8 Up 2
71 1956 9 1956-11-12 17 6 Down 11
72 1956 10 1956-11-19 7 17 Up 10
73 1956 11 1956-11-26 10 7 Down 3
74 1956 12 Final 12 10 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
75 1954 4 1954-10-04 18 Up 
76 1954 5 1954-10-11 11 18 Up 7
77 1954 6 1954-10-18 8 11 Up 3
78 1954 8 1954-11-01 14 Up 
79 1954 9 1954-11-08 13 14 Up 1
80 1954 10 1954-11-15 10 13 Up 3
81 1954 11 1954-11-22 20 10 Down 10
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
82 1953 6 1953-10-26 14 Up 
83 1953 7 1953-11-02 13 14 Up 1
84 1953 8 1953-11-09 15 13 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
85 1950 1 Preseason 18 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
86 1949 1 1949-10-03 5 NA
87 1949 2 1949-10-10 5 5 NC
88 1949 3 1949-10-17 3 5 Up 2
89 1949 4 1949-10-24 7 3 Down 4
90 1949 6 1949-11-07 9 Up 
91 1949 7 1949-11-14 8 9 Up 1
92 1949 8 1949-11-21 8 8 NC
93 1949 9 Final 8 8 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
94 1948 1 1948-10-04 8 NA
95 1948 2 1948-10-11 11 8 Down 3
96 1948 3 1948-10-18 13 11 Down 2
97 1948 4 1948-10-25 15 13 Down 2
98 1948 5 1948-11-01 19 15 Down 4
99 1948 6 1948-11-08 14 19 Up 5
100 1948 7 1948-11-15 15 14 Down 1
101 1948 8 1948-11-22 13 15 Up 2
102 1948 9 Final 16 13 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
103 1947 1 1947-10-06 17 NA
104 1947 2 1947-10-13 13 17 Up 4
105 1947 6 1947-11-10 20 Up 
106 1947 8 1947-11-24 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
107 1945 1 1945-10-08 5 NA
108 1945 2 1945-10-15 5 5 NC
109 1945 3 1945-10-22 5 5 NC
110 1945 4 1945-10-29 16 5 Down 11
111 1945 5 1945-11-05 20 16 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
112 1943 1 1943-10-04 9 NA
113 1943 2 1943-10-11 13 9 Down 4
114 1943 3 1943-10-18 11 13 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
115 1942 1 1942-10-12 14 NA
116 1942 2 1942-10-19 13 14 Up 1
117 1942 3 1942-10-26 10 13 Up 3
118 1942 4 1942-11-02 7 10 Up 3
119 1942 5 1942-11-09 16 7 Down 9
120 1942 6 1942-11-16 10 16 Up 6
121 1942 7 1942-11-23 20 10 Down 10
122 1942 8 Final 19 20 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
123 1941 1 1941-10-13 1 NA
124 1941 2 1941-10-20 1 1 NC
125 1941 3 1941-10-27 1 1 NC
126 1941 4 1941-11-03 2 1 Down 1
127 1941 5 1941-11-10 1 2 Up 1
128 1941 6 1941-11-17 1 1 NC
129 1941 7 1941-11-24 1 1 NC
130 1941 8 Final 1 1 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
131 1940 1 1940-10-14 7 NA
132 1940 2 1940-10-21 6 7 Up 1
133 1940 3 1940-10-28 4 6 Up 2
134 1940 4 1940-11-04 2 4 Up 2
135 1940 5 1940-11-11 1 2 Up 1
136 1940 6 1940-11-18 1 1 NC
137 1940 7 1940-11-25 1 1 NC
138 1940 8 Final 1 1 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
139 1939 5 1939-11-13 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
140 1938 1 1938-10-17 2 NA
141 1938 2 1938-10-24 2 2 NC
142 1938 3 1938-10-31 12 2 Down 10
143 1938 4 1938-11-07 12 12 NC
144 1938 6 1938-11-21 8 Up 
145 1938 7 1938-11-28 10 8 Down 2
146 1938 8 Final 10 10 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
147 1937 1 1937-10-18 4 NA
148 1937 2 1937-10-25 4 4 NC
149 1937 3 1937-11-01 14 4 Down 10
150 1937 4 1937-11-08 10 14 Up 4
151 1937 5 1937-11-15 7 10 Up 3
152 1937 6 1937-11-22 5 7 Up 2
153 1937 7 Final 5 5 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
154 1936 1 1936-10-19 1 NA
155 1936 2 1936-10-26 1 1 NC
156 1936 3 1936-11-02 2 1 Down 1
157 1936 4 1936-11-09 2 2 NC
158 1936 5 1936-11-16 2 2 NC
159 1936 6 1936-11-23 1 2 Up 1
160 1936 7 Final 1 1 NC