129 Years

129 Years Table
Overall Conference SRS Polls
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
12020Big Ten260.250260.250-6.394.36Lovie Smith (2-5), Rod Smith (0-1)
22019Big Ten670.462450.444-0.080.61Lovie Smith (6-7)Redbox Bowl-L
32018Big Ten480.333270.222-6.050.79Lovie Smith (4-8)
42017Big Ten2100.167090.000-7.875.38Lovie Smith (2-10)
52016Big Ten390.250270.222-7.753.75Lovie Smith (3-9)
62015Big Ten570.417260.2501.183.26Bill Cubit (5-7)
72014Big Ten670.462350.375-2.533.00Tim Beckman (6-7)Heart of Dallas Bowl-L
82013Big Ten480.333170.125-3.861.98Tim Beckman (4-8)
92012Big Ten2100.167080.000-10.352.56Tim Beckman (2-10)
102011Big Ten760.538260.2502.631.1716Ron Zook (6-6), Vic Koenning (1-0)Fight Hunger Bowl-W
112010Big Ten760.538440.5007.771.47Ron Zook (7-6)Texas Bowl-W
122009Big Ten390.250260.250-3.672.24Ron Zook (3-9)
132008Big Ten570.417350.3752.962.042020Ron Zook (5-7)
142007Big Ten940.692620.7508.071.761320Ron Zook (9-4)Rose Bowl-L
152006Big Ten2100.167170.125-5.871.13Ron Zook (2-10)
162005Big Ten290.182080.000-7.547.37Ron Zook (2-9)
172004Big Ten380.273170.125-4.531.83Ron Turner (3-8)
182003Big Ten1110.083080.000-8.634.62Ron Turner (1-11)
192002Big Ten570.417440.5002.562.89Ron Turner (5-7)
202001Big Ten1020.833710.87512.713.79712Ron Turner (10-2)Sugar Bowl-L
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
212000Big Ten560.455260.2502.592.312119Ron Turner (5-6)
221999Big Ten840.667440.50011.404.732424Ron Turner (8-4)Micron PC Bowl-W
231998Big Ten380.273260.250-7.933.70Ron Turner (3-8)
241997Big Ten0110.000080.000-12.975.40Ron Turner (0-11)
251996Big Ten290.182170.125-4.526.49Lou Tepper (2-9)
261995Big Ten551.500341.4388.859.3125Lou Tepper (5-5-1)
271994Big Ten750.583440.50015.416.832121Lou Tepper (7-5)Liberty Bowl-W
281993Big Ten560.455530.6255.447.35Lou Tepper (5-6)
291992Big Ten651.542431.5631.881.97Lou Tepper (6-5-1)Holiday Bowl-L
301991Big Ten660.500440.5006.773.1013John Mackovic (6-5), Lou Tepper (0-1)Sun Bowl-L
311990Big Ten840.667620.7509.135.3811525John Mackovic (8-4)Hall of Fame Bowl-L
321989Big Ten1020.833710.87514.624.1222810John Mackovic (10-2)Citrus Bowl-W
331988Big Ten651.542521.6883.832.25John Mackovic (6-5-1)All-American Bowl-L
341987Big Ten371.318251.313-2.073.20Mike White (3-7-1)
351986Big Ten470.364350.3750.375.37Mike White (4-7)
361985Big Ten651.542521.6887.506.751111Mike White (6-5-1)Peach Bowl-L
371984Big Ten740.636630.6679.462.19Mike White (7-4)
381983Big Ten1020.8339001.00013.693.27410Mike White (10-2)Rose Bowl-L
391982Big Ten750.583630.66710.905.4015Mike White (7-5)Liberty Bowl-L
401981Big Ten740.636630.6677.755.93Mike White (7-4)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
411980Big Ten371.318350.3750.606.23Mike White (3-7-1)
421979Big Ten281.227161.188-2.086.74Gary Moeller (2-8-1)
431978Big Ten182.182062.125-6.158.22Gary Moeller (1-8-2)
441977Big Ten380.273260.250-3.138.32Gary Moeller (3-8)
451976Big Ten560.455440.5009.1910.3714Bob Blackman (5-6)
461975Big Ten560.455440.5006.727.81Bob Blackman (5-6)
471974Big Ten641.591431.5637.475.7414Bob Blackman (6-4-1)
481973Big Ten560.455440.5007.959.04Bob Blackman (5-6)
491972Big Ten380.273350.3752.7110.17Bob Blackman (3-8)
501971Big Ten560.455530.6253.287.83Bob Blackman (5-6)
511970Big Ten370.300160.1432.539.43James Valek (3-7)
521969Big Ten0100.000070.000-12.347.96James Valek (0-10)
531968Big Ten190.100160.143-2.3712.83James Valek (1-9)
541967Big Ten460.400340.4291.716.11James Valek (4-6)
551966Big Ten460.400430.5712.865.66Pete Elliott (4-6)
561965Big Ten640.600430.57116.059.35Pete Elliott (6-4)
571964Big Ten630.667430.57115.9411.4932Pete Elliott (6-3)
581963Big Ten811.850511.78618.4310.4323Pete Elliott (8-1-1)Rose Bowl-W
591962Big Ten270.222250.2864.7717.55Pete Elliott (2-7)
601961Big Ten090.000070.000-7.2112.23Pete Elliott (0-9)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
611960Big Ten540.556340.42913.8211.4954Pete Elliott (5-4)
621959Big Ten531.611421.64311.439.541213Ray Eliot (5-3-1)
631958Big Ten450.444430.5719.0610.72Ray Eliot (4-5)
641957Big Ten450.444340.42911.609.4915Ray Eliot (4-5)
651956Big Ten252.333142.2868.4312.872013Ray Eliot (2-5-2)
661955Big Ten531.611331.5008.085.5316Ray Eliot (5-3-1)
671954Big Ten180.111060.0003.1711.7355Ray Eliot (1-8)
681953Big Ten711.833510.83321.1710.4037Ray Eliot (7-1-1)
691952Western450.444250.2869.959.3952Ray Eliot (4-5)
701951Western901.950501.91724.0810.881024Ray Eliot (9-0-1)Rose Bowl-W
711950Western720.778420.66718.1810.078613Ray Eliot (7-2)
721949Western342.444331.50014.4113.85Ray Eliot (3-4-2)
731948Western360.333250.2869.5611.89Ray Eliot (3-6)
741947Western531.611330.50017.518.955Ray Eliot (5-3-1)
751946Western820.800610.85723.2113.7155Ray Eliot (8-2)Rose Bowl-W
761945Western261.278141.2508.1911.53Ray Eliot (2-6-1)
771944Western541.550330.50017.4112.61915Ray Eliot (5-4-1)
781943Western370.300240.3336.1316.13Ray Eliot (3-7)
791942Western640.600320.6008.404.705Ray Eliot (6-4)
801941Western260.250050.0001.1810.18Robert Zuppke (2-6)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
811940Western170.125050.0001.9111.29Robert Zuppke (1-7)
821939Western341.438330.5001.124.24Robert Zuppke (3-4-1)
831938Western350.375230.4001.261.51Robert Zuppke (3-5)
841937Western332.500230.4001.150.02Robert Zuppke (3-3-2)
851936Western431.563221.5002.213.46Robert Zuppke (4-3-1)
861935Western350.375140.2005.645.52Robert Zuppke (3-5)
871934Western710.875410.80012.414.54Robert Zuppke (7-1)
881933Western530.625320.60013.859.35Robert Zuppke (5-3)
891932Western540.556240.3335.315.09Robert Zuppke (5-4)
901931Western260.250060.000-2.744.64Robert Zuppke (2-6)
911930Western350.375140.2004.256.87Robert Zuppke (3-5)
921929Western611.813311.70017.334.45Robert Zuppke (6-1-1)
931928Western710.875410.80011.79-0.84Robert Zuppke (7-1)
941927Western701.9385001.00015.773.27Robert Zuppke (7-0-1)
951926Western620.750220.50011.453.57Robert Zuppke (6-2)
961925Western530.625220.5008.984.48Robert Zuppke (5-3)
971924Western611.813311.70015.973.85Robert Zuppke (6-1-1)
981923Western8001.0005001.00018.284.28Robert Zuppke (8-0)
991922Western250.286240.3332.187.90Robert Zuppke (2-5)
1001921Western340.429140.2008.087.36Robert Zuppke (3-4)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1011920Western520.714420.66717.2910.00Robert Zuppke (5-2)
1021919Western610.857610.85717.6110.04Robert Zuppke (6-1)
1031918Western520.7144001.00015.104.96Robert Zuppke (5-2)
1041917Western521.688221.50019.5311.16Robert Zuppke (5-2-1)
1051916Western331.500221.5008.017.16Robert Zuppke (3-3-1)
1061915Western502.857302.80018.134.41Robert Zuppke (5-0-2)
1071914Western7001.0006001.00023.993.99Robert Zuppke (7-0)
1081913Western421.643221.50011.295.43Robert Zuppke (4-2-1)
1091912Western331.500131.3005.233.23Arthur Hall (3-3-1)
1101911Western421.643221.5004.041.04Arthur Hall (4-2-1)
1111910Western7001.0004001.0009.74-3.54Arthur Hall (7-0)
1121909Western520.714310.7506.97-2.60Arthur Hall (5-2)
1131908Western511.786310.7509.66-0.20Arthur Hall (5-1-1)
1141907Western320.600320.6002.202.60Arthur Hall (3-2)
1151906Western131.300130.250-8.250.95Justa Lindgren (1-3-1)
1161905Western540.556030.0001.033.36Fred Lowenthal (5-4)
1171904Western921.792311.70017.324.65
1181903Western860.571150.1676.36-1.07George Washington Woodruff (8-6)
1191902Western1021.808420.66714.30-1.24Edgar Holt (10-2-1)
1201901Western820.800420.66715.55-0.15Edgar Holt (8-2)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1211900Western732.667132.3334.64-1.11Fred Smith (7-3-2)
1221899Western351.389030.000-2.410.93George Huff (3-5-1)
1231898Western450.444110.500-3.25-4.25George Huff (4-5)
1241897Western620.750110.5005.90-4.85George Huff (6-2)
1251896Western421.643021.1674.26-3.60George Huff (4-2-1)
1261895Ind421.6438.29-3.28George Huff (4-2-1)
1271894Ind430.571-0.74-6.60Louis Vail (5-3)
1281893Ind323.5630.05-2.95E.K. Hall (3-2-3)
1291892Ind741.6252.76-5.83E.K. Hall (9-3-2)