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 Ten240.333240.333-0.172.66Jeff Brohm (2-4)
22019Big Ten480.333360.333-0.524.15Jeff Brohm (4-8)
32018Big Ten670.462540.5567.046.51Jeff Brohm (6-7)Music City Bowl-L
42017Big Ten760.538450.4449.746.21Jeff Brohm (7-6)Foster Farms Bowl-W
52016Big Ten390.250180.111-8.961.29Darrell Hazell (3-3), Gerad Parker (0-6)
62015Big Ten2100.167170.125-5.924.41Darrell Hazell (2-10)
72014Big Ten390.250170.125-6.332.01Darrell Hazell (3-9)
82013Big Ten1110.083080.000-12.434.98Darrell Hazell (1-11)
92012Big Ten670.462350.375-1.580.96Danny Hope (6-6), Patrick Higgins (0-1)Heart of Dallas Bowl-L
102011Big Ten760.538440.500-0.760.01Danny Hope (7-6)Little Caesars Bowl-W
112010Big Ten480.333260.250-5.181.23Danny Hope (4-8)
122009Big Ten570.417440.5000.791.70Danny Hope (5-7)
132008Big Ten480.333260.250-0.543.04Joe Tiller (4-8)
142007Big Ten850.615350.3754.24-1.6923Joe Tiller (8-5)Motor City Bowl-W
152006Big Ten860.571530.625-0.61-0.68Joe Tiller (8-6)Champs Sports Bowl-L
162005Big Ten560.455350.3757.136.681511Joe Tiller (5-6)
172004Big Ten750.583440.50010.934.02245Joe Tiller (7-5)Sun Bowl-L
182003Big Ten940.692620.75010.794.25191018Joe Tiller (9-4)Capital One Bowl-L
192002Big Ten760.538440.5007.592.44Joe Tiller (7-6)Sun Bowl-W
202001Big Ten660.500440.5002.954.9517Joe Tiller (6-6)Sun 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 Ten840.667620.7509.262.9314913Joe Tiller (8-4)Rose Bowl-L
221999Big Ten750.583440.5009.765.68231125Joe Tiller (7-5)Outback Bowl-L
231998Big Ten940.692620.75014.705.402424Joe Tiller (9-4)Alamo Bowl-W
241997Big Ten930.750620.7508.491.071515Joe Tiller (9-3)Alamo Bowl-W
251996Big Ten380.273260.250-0.099.00Jim Colletto (3-8)
261995Big Ten461.409251.3139.589.86Jim Colletto (4-6-1)
271994Big Ten452.455242.3754.535.98Jim Colletto (4-5-2)record adjusted to 5-4-2 by NCAA
281993Big Ten1100.091080.000-2.727.56Jim Colletto (1-10)
291992Big Ten470.364350.375-0.013.54Jim Colletto (4-7)
301991Big Ten470.364350.375-0.924.36Jim Colletto (4-7)
311990Big Ten290.182170.125-3.927.99Fred Akers (2-9)
321989Big Ten380.273260.250-3.964.77Fred Akers (3-8)
331988Big Ten470.364350.375-7.602.13Fred Akers (4-7)
341987Big Ten371.318350.375-4.413.50Fred Akers (3-7-1)
351986Big Ten380.273260.250-6.835.44Leon Burtnett (3-8)
361985Big Ten560.455350.3756.076.25Leon Burtnett (5-6)
371984Big Ten750.583630.6675.344.5114Leon Burtnett (7-5)Peach Bowl-L
381983Big Ten371.318351.389-0.536.56Leon Burtnett (3-7-1)
391982Big Ten380.273360.333-2.576.43Leon Burtnett (3-8)
401981Big Ten560.455360.3334.635.08Jim Young (5-6)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
411980Big Ten930.750710.87512.645.569917Jim Young (9-3)Liberty Bowl-W
421979Big Ten1020.833710.87512.386.306510Jim Young (10-2)Bluebonnet Bowl-W
431978Big Ten921.792611.81313.083.251213Jim Young (9-2-1)Peach Bowl-W
441977Big Ten560.455350.3754.694.69Jim Young (5-6)
451976Big Ten560.455440.5005.638.45Alex Agase (5-6)
461975Big Ten470.364440.5001.387.93Alex Agase (4-7)
471974Big Ten461.409350.3755.577.38Alex Agase (4-6-1)
481973Big Ten560.455440.5007.859.03Alex Agase (5-6)
491972Big Ten650.545620.75011.785.241818Bob DeMoss (6-5)
501971Big Ten370.300350.3753.496.2917Bob DeMoss (3-7)
511970Big Ten460.400250.2868.9411.34Bob DeMoss (4-6)
521969Big Ten820.800520.71417.728.2218818Jack Mollenkopf (8-2)
531968Big Ten820.800520.71417.697.591110Jack Mollenkopf (8-2)
541967Big Ten820.800610.85718.307.0029Jack Mollenkopf (8-2)
551966Big Ten920.818610.85716.075.98877Jack Mollenkopf (9-2)Rose Bowl-W
561965Big Ten721.750520.71417.139.9392Jack Mollenkopf (7-2-1)
571964Big Ten630.667520.71415.2911.8410Jack Mollenkopf (6-3)
581963Big Ten540.556430.5718.1510.60Jack Mollenkopf (5-4)
591962Big Ten441.500330.50015.5110.5177Jack Mollenkopf (4-4-1)
601961Big Ten630.667420.66712.356.69712Jack Mollenkopf (6-3)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
611960Big Ten441.500340.42917.6614.10719Jack Mollenkopf (4-4-1)
621959Big Ten522.667421.64313.8610.19116Jack Mollenkopf (5-2-2)
631958Big Ten612.778312.66720.0811.30813Jack Mollenkopf (6-1-2)
641957Big Ten540.556430.57113.087.41Jack Mollenkopf (5-4)
651956Big Ten342.444142.2869.528.7417Jack Mollenkopf (3-4-2)
661955Big Ten531.611421.6437.686.572017Stuart Holcomb (5-3-1)
671954Big Ten531.611330.50016.2313.455Stuart Holcomb (5-3-1)
681953Big Ten270.222240.3337.1915.63Stuart Holcomb (2-7)
691952Western432.556411.75015.2911.73818Stuart Holcomb (4-3-2)
701951Western540.556410.8009.609.49Stuart Holcomb (5-4)
711950Western270.222140.2003.279.729Stuart Holcomb (2-7)
721949Western450.444240.33311.9914.77Stuart Holcomb (4-5)
731948Western360.333240.3336.5012.2815Stuart Holcomb (3-6)
741947Western540.556330.50014.7110.7114Stuart Holcomb (5-4)
751946Western261.278051.0832.1310.80Cecil Isbell (2-6-1)
761945Western730.700330.50013.817.614Cecil Isbell (7-3)
771944Western550.500420.66715.4412.347Cecil Isbell (5-5)
781943Western9001.0006001.00025.458.6725Elmer Burnham (9-0)
791942Western180.111140.200-4.549.35Elmer Burnham (1-8)
801941Western251.313130.2504.378.99Mal Elward (2-5-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
811940Western260.250140.2006.8210.07Mal Elward (2-6)
821939Western332.500212.6007.416.66Mal Elward (3-3-2)
831938Western512.750311.7009.813.93Mal Elward (5-1-2)
841937Western431.563221.5005.553.92Mal Elward (4-3-1)
851936Western521.688311.70010.704.455Noble Kizer (5-2-1)
861935Western440.500330.5007.356.22Noble Kizer (4-4)
871934Western530.625310.7508.786.41Noble Kizer (5-3)
881933Western611.813311.70013.974.97Noble Kizer (6-1-1)
891932Western701.938501.91722.878.62Noble Kizer (7-0-1)
901931Western910.900510.83313.110.11Noble Kizer (9-1)
911930Western620.750420.66715.634.00Noble Kizer (6-2)
921929Western8001.0005001.00018.161.53James Phelan (8-0)
931928Western521.688221.50010.040.91James Phelan (5-2-1)
941927Western620.750220.50012.360.48James Phelan (6-2)
951926Western521.688211.6257.301.93James Phelan (5-2-1)
961925Western341.438031.1252.20-2.81James Phelan (3-4-1)
971924Western520.714220.5009.01-0.71James Phelan (5-2)
981923Western251.313140.200-4.401.22James Phelan (2-5-1)
991922Western151.214031.125-6.103.05James Phelan (1-5-1)
1001921Western160.143140.200-4.665.77William Dietz (1-6)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1011920Western250.286040.000-4.724.57Butch Scanlon (2-5)
1021919Western241.357030.000-1.373.20Butch Scanlon (2-4-1)
1031918Western330.5001001.0003.075.07Butch Scanlon (3-3)
1041917Western340.429040.0000.073.50Cleo O'Donnell (3-4)
1051916Western241.357041.100-5.39-1.96Cleo O'Donnell (2-4-1)
1061915Western331.500220.5000.740.74Andy Smith (3-3-1)
1071914Western520.714220.5008.44-2.70Andy Smith (5-2)
1081913Western412.714212.60013.270.56Andy Smith (4-1-2)
1091912Western421.643221.50010.522.94M.H. Horr (4-2-1)
1101911Western340.429130.250-1.87-2.30M.H. Horr (3-4)
1111910Western150.167030.000-7.980.35M.H. Horr (1-5)
1121909Western250.286040.000-9.32-1.90Frederick Speik (2-5)
1131908Western430.571130.2504.57-1.01Frederick Speik (4-3)
1141907Western050.000030.000-14.67-0.27L.C. Turner (0-5)
1151906Western050.000030.000-15.87-1.27M.E. Witham (0-5)
1161905Western611.813111.50017.733.61A.E. Hernstein (6-1-1)
1171904Western930.750120.3337.930.43Oliver Cutts (9-3)
1181903Western420.667020.000-0.10-4.94Oliver Cutts (4-2)
1191902Western721.750220.5006.47-2.13Charles Best (7-2-1)
1201901Western441.500031.1255.110.00D.M. Balliet (4-4-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1211900Western440.500040.0002.09-3.54Alpha Jamison (4-4)
1221899Western441.500120.333-2.94-1.83Alpha Jamison (4-4-1)
1231898Western330.500010.000-5.87-6.20Alpha Jamison (3-3)
1241897Western531.611120.333-4.81-5.59Bill Church (5-3-1)
1251896Western421.643021.1673.19-3.53S.M. Hammond (4-2-1)
1261895Ind430.5713.991.85D.M. Balliet (4-3)
1271894Ind810.88910.63-1.93D.M. Balliet (9-1)
1281893Ind521.6888.83-0.54D.M. Balliet (5-2-1)
1291892Ind8001.00017.47-4.41Knowlton Ames (8-0)