131 Years

131 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
12022Big Ten840.667540.5567.84-0.9121P.J. Fleck (8-4)
22021Big Ten940.692630.66710.172.94P.J. Fleck (9-4)Guaranteed Rate Bowl-W
32020Big Ten340.429340.429-1.322.101919P.J. Fleck (3-4)
42019Big Ten1120.846720.77811.732.11710P.J. Fleck (11-2)Outback Bowl-W
52018Big Ten760.538360.3335.284.05P.J. Fleck (7-6)Quick Lane Bowl-W
62017Big Ten570.417270.2223.364.78P.J. Fleck (5-7)
72016Big Ten940.692540.5568.651.65Tracy Claeys (9-4)Holiday Bowl-W
82015Big Ten670.462260.2502.464.84Jerry Kill (4-3), Tracy Claeys (2-4)Quick Lane Bowl-W
92014Big Ten850.615530.6256.743.0422Jerry Kill (8-5)Citrus Bowl-L
102013Big Ten850.615440.5005.271.35Jerry Kill (8-5)Texas Bowl-L
112012Big Ten670.462260.250-3.250.13Jerry Kill (6-7)Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas-L
122011Big Ten390.250260.250-6.043.21Jerry Kill (3-9)
132010Big Ten390.250260.250-5.063.53Tim Brewster (1-6), Jeff Horton (2-3)
142009Big Ten670.462350.375-0.102.67Tim Brewster (6-7)Insight Bowl-L
152008Big Ten760.538350.3750.010.0920Tim Brewster (7-6)Insight Bowl-L
162007Big Ten1110.083080.000-11.69-0.02Tim Brewster (1-11)
172006Big Ten670.462350.3751.451.84Glen Mason (6-7)Insight Bowl-L
182005Big Ten750.583440.50011.316.8118Glen Mason (7-5)Music City Bowl-L
192004Big Ten750.583350.3755.741.492513Glen Mason (7-5)Music City Bowl-W
202003Big Ten1030.769530.62511.88-0.041720Glen Mason (10-3)Sun Bowl-W
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
212002Big Ten850.615350.3755.021.1723Glen Mason (8-5)Music City Bowl-W
222001Big Ten470.364260.250-0.701.76Glen Mason (4-7)
232000Big Ten660.500440.5003.020.1022Glen Mason (6-6)Micron PC Bowl-L
241999Big Ten840.667530.62511.811.391218Glen Mason (8-4)Sun Bowl-L
251998Big Ten560.455260.2503.125.12Glen Mason (5-6)
261997Big Ten390.250170.125-5.782.39Glen Mason (3-9)
271996Big Ten470.364170.125-0.046.41Jim Wacker (4-7)
281995Big Ten380.273170.1252.239.05Jim Wacker (3-8)
291994Big Ten380.273170.1252.977.88Jim Wacker (3-8)
301993Big Ten470.364350.375-1.424.67Jim Wacker (4-7)
311992Big Ten290.182260.250-4.473.53Jim Wacker (2-9)
321991Big Ten290.182170.125-7.195.53John Gutekunst (2-9)
331990Big Ten650.545530.6252.954.59John Gutekunst (6-5)
341989Big Ten650.545440.5001.931.11John Gutekunst (6-5)
351988Big Ten272.273062.125-5.32-0.41John Gutekunst (2-7-2)
361987Big Ten650.545350.3750.26-0.38John Gutekunst (6-5)
371986Big Ten660.500530.6253.523.77John Gutekunst (6-6)Liberty Bowl-L
381985Big Ten750.583440.5008.004.9220Lou Holtz (6-5), John Gutekunst (1-0)Independence Bowl-W
391984Big Ten470.364360.333-4.833.63Lou Holtz (4-7)
401983Big Ten1100.091090.000-12.145.22Joe Salem (1-10)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
411982Big Ten380.273180.111-3.802.8419Joe Salem (3-8)
421981Big Ten650.545450.4442.851.67Joe Salem (6-5)
431980Big Ten560.455450.4443.585.12Joe Salem (5-6)
441979Big Ten461.409351.3897.127.85Joe Salem (4-6-1)
451978Big Ten560.455440.5000.112.84Cal Stoll (5-6)
461977Big Ten750.583440.5007.647.2319Cal Stoll (7-5)Hall of Fame Classic-L
471976Big Ten650.545440.5007.516.06Cal Stoll (6-5)
481975Big Ten650.545350.3756.292.56Cal Stoll (6-5)
491974Big Ten470.364260.250-3.275.18Cal Stoll (4-7)
501973Big Ten740.636620.75011.4110.22Cal Stoll (7-4)
511972Big Ten470.364440.5002.138.67Cal Stoll (4-7)
521971Big Ten470.364350.3752.127.57Murray Warmath (4-7)
531970Big Ten361.350241.3573.2410.34Murray Warmath (3-6-1)
541969Big Ten451.450430.5714.378.571919Murray Warmath (4-5-1)
551968Big Ten640.600520.7149.747.641515Murray Warmath (6-4)
561967Big Ten820.800610.8579.682.48Murray Warmath (8-2)
571966Big Ten451.450331.500-1.280.92Murray Warmath (4-5-1)
581965Big Ten541.550520.71411.088.68Murray Warmath (5-4-1)
591964Big Ten540.556430.57112.5511.00Murray Warmath (5-4)
601963Big Ten360.333250.2868.6311.51Murray Warmath (3-6)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
611962Big Ten621.722520.71421.2513.03510Murray Warmath (6-2-1)
621961Big Ten820.800610.85717.439.8336Murray Warmath (8-2)Rose Bowl-W
631960Big Ten820.800610.85721.4910.9911Murray Warmath (8-2)Rose Bowl-L
641959Big Ten270.222160.1434.0110.34Murray Warmath (2-7)
651958Big Ten180.111160.1434.2010.86Murray Warmath (1-8)
661957Big Ten450.444350.3757.158.8243Murray Warmath (4-5)
671956Big Ten612.778412.71419.0713.07612Murray Warmath (6-1-2)
681955Big Ten360.333250.2862.729.50Murray Warmath (3-6)
691954Big Ten720.778420.66714.107.668Murray Warmath (7-2)
701953Big Ten441.500331.50012.3713.1513Wesley Fesler (4-4-1)
711952Western432.556312.6678.4410.77Wesley Fesler (4-3-2)
721951Western261.278141.2500.748.97Wesley Fesler (2-6-1)
731950Western171.167141.2502.4812.591818Bernie Bierman (1-7-1)
741949Western720.778420.66726.7413.5238Bernie Bierman (7-2)
751948Western720.778520.71419.248.02816Bernie Bierman (7-2)
761947Western630.667330.50016.3510.5713Bernie Bierman (6-3)
771946Western540.556340.4296.496.60Bernie Bierman (5-4)
781945Western450.444150.1677.056.725Bernie Bierman (4-5)
791944Western531.611321.58314.6811.12George Hauser (5-3-1)
801943Western540.556230.40010.2410.699George Hauser (5-4)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
811942Western540.556330.50010.926.36719George Hauser (5-4)
821941Western8001.0005001.00025.5710.0711Bernie Bierman (8-0)
831940Western8001.0006001.00027.6616.1611Bernie Bierman (8-0)
841939Western341.438231.41711.318.0620Bernie Bierman (3-4-1)
851938Western620.750410.80016.359.22210Bernie Bierman (6-2)
861937Western620.7505001.00011.841.9745Bernie Bierman (6-2)
871936Western710.875410.80024.618.7411Bernie Bierman (7-1)
881935Western8001.0005001.00020.794.29Bernie Bierman (8-0)
891934Western8001.0005001.00025.153.77Bernie Bierman (8-0)
901933Western404.750204.66714.079.20Bernie Bierman (4-0-4)
911932Western530.625230.40014.438.93Bernie Bierman (5-3)
921931Western730.700320.60011.582.88Fritz Crisler (7-3)
931930Western341.438130.2505.997.36Fritz Crisler (3-4-1)
941929Western620.750320.60011.962.71Clarence Spears (6-2)
951928Western620.750420.66714.893.76Clarence Spears (6-2)
961927Western602.875301.87518.885.51Clarence Spears (6-0-2)
971926Western530.625220.50014.046.17Clarence Spears (5-3)
981925Western521.688111.50012.552.05Clarence Spears (5-2-1)
991924Western332.500121.3754.183.55William Spaulding (3-3-2)
1001923Western511.786211.6259.530.82William Spaulding (5-1-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1011922Western331.500231.4176.874.87William Spaulding (3-3-1)
1021921Western340.429240.333-1.075.50Henry Williams (3-4)
1031920Western160.143060.0001.669.08Henry Williams (1-6)
1041919Western421.643320.60015.096.52Henry Williams (4-2-1)
1051918Western521.688210.6675.37-2.00Henry Williams (5-2-1)
1061917Western410.800310.75028.1910.99Henry Williams (4-1)
1071916Western610.857310.75016.89-2.68Henry Williams (6-1)
1081915Western601.929301.87519.782.49Henry Williams (6-0-1)
1091914Western610.857310.75017.486.34Henry Williams (6-1)
1101913Western520.714210.66714.503.64Henry Williams (5-2)
1111912Western430.571220.50012.148.43Henry Williams (4-3)
1121911Western601.929301.87517.905.75Henry Williams (6-0-1)
1131910Western610.8572001.00016.88-1.69Henry Williams (6-1)
1141909Western610.8572001.00019.003.42Henry Williams (6-1)
1151908Western321.583020.0005.206.86Henry Williams (3-2-1)
1161907Western221.500011.25010.5410.34Henry Williams (2-2-1)
1171906Western410.8002001.00015.189.58Henry Williams (4-1)
1181905Western1010.909210.66719.98-1.21Henry Williams (10-1)
1191904Western13001.0003001.00021.700.55Henry Williams (13-0)
1201903Western1401.967301.87516.18-4.29Henry Williams (14-0-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1211902Western921.792310.75014.771.52Henry Williams (9-2-1)
1221901Western911.864310.75012.86-0.50Henry Williams (9-1-1)
1231900Western1002.917301.87513.07-3.85Henry Williams (10-0-2)
1241899Western632.636030.0004.18-0.91John Harrison (6-3-2), William Leary (6-3-2)
1251898Western450.444120.333-4.11-4.89Jack Minds (4-5)
1261897Western440.500030.000-1.77-4.90Alexander Jerrems (4-4)
1271896Western820.800120.3334.77-5.43Alexander Jerrems (8-2)
1281895Ind730.7005.27-1.13Pudge Heffelfinger (7-3)
1291894Ind310.75015.242.99Tom Cochrane (3-1)
1301893Ind6001.00015.05-0.28Wallie Winter (6-0)
1311892Ind5001.0009.34-3.26