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Gopher Football 2004 Season

2004 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/04/2004 Toledo (9-4) W 63-21
09/11/2004 Illinois State W 37-21
09/18/2004 @ Colorado State (4-7) W 34-16
09/25/2004 Northwestern (6-6) W 43-17
10/02/2004 Penn State (4-7) W 16-7
10/09/2004 @ Michigan (9-3) L 24-27
10/16/2004 @ Michigan State (5-7) L 17-51
10/23/2004 Homecoming
Illinois (3-8)
W 45-0
10/30/2004 @ Indiana (3-8) L 21-30
11/06/2004 @ Wisconsin (9-3) L 14-38
11/13/2004 Iowa (10-2) L 27-29
12/31/2004 Music City Bowl
vs. Alabama (6-6)
W 20-16

2004 Big Ten Standings

Team Conference Overall
W L PCT W L PCT
Michigan 7 1 .875 9 3 .750
Iowa 7 1 .875 10 2 .833
Wisconsin 6 2 .750 9 3 .750
Northwestern 5 3 .625 6 6 .500
Ohio State 4 4 .500 8 4 .667
Purdue 4 4 .500 7 5 .583
Michigan State 4 4 .500 5 7 .417
Minnesota 3 5 .375 7 5 .583
Penn State 2 6 .250 4 7 .364
Illinois 1 7 .125 3 8 .273
Indiana 1 7 .125 3 8 .273

Season notes:

Coached by Glen Mason (8th season).

Team Roster:

By Name By Number By Position By Eligibility

2004 Poll Results

Associated Press ESPN/USA Today
1. USC (62) 13-0 1,622
2. Auburn (3) 13-0 1,559
3. Oklahoma 12-1 1,454
4. Utah 12-0 1,438
5. Texas 11-1 1,391
6. Louisville 11-1 1,261
7. Georgia 10-2 1,204
8. Iowa 10-2 1,111
9. California 10-2 1,060
10. Virginia Tech 10-3 996
11. Miami (FL) 9-3 917
12. Boise State 11-1 888
13. Tennessee 10-3 868
14. Michigan 9-3 842
15. Florida State 9-3 754
16. Louisiana State 9-3 711
17. Wisconsin 9-3 482
18. Texas Tech 8-4 476
19. Arizona State 9-3 463
20. Ohio State 8-4 423
21. Boston College 9-3 314
22. Fresno State 9-3 203
23. Virginia 8-4 157
24. Navy 10-2 126
25. Pittsburgh 8-4 99
1. USC (61) 13-0 1,525
2. Auburn 13-0 1,460
3. Oklahoma 12-1 1,366
4. Texas 11-1 1,324
5. Utah 12-0 1,300
6. Georgia 10-2 1,191
7. Louisville 11-1 1,166
8. Iowa 10-2 1,022
9. California 10-2 937
10. Virginia Tech 10-3 906
11. Miami (FL) 9-3 903
12. Michigan 9-3 802
13. Boise State 11-1 792
14. Florida State 9-3 776
15. Tennessee 10-3 771
16. Louisiana State 9-3 693
17. Texas Tech 8-4 478
18. Wisconsin 9-3 449
19. Ohio State 8-4 430
20. Arizona State 9-3 377
21. Boston College 9-3 245
22. Fresno State 9-3 206
23. Virginia 8-4 157
24. Navy 10-2 129
25. Florida 7-5 101

2004 Season Big Ten Bowl Results
Rose Bowl by Citi - 01/01/2005
Texas 38, Michigan 37
Capital One Bowl - 01/01/2005
Iowa 30, Louisiana State 25
Outback Bowl - 01/01/2005
Georgia 24, Wisconsin 21
Mastercard Alamo Bowl - 12/29/2004
Ohio State 33, Oklahoma State 7
Vitalis Sun Bowl - 12/31/2004
Arizona State 27, Purdue 23
Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl - 12/31/2004
Minnesota 20, Alabama 16

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2004 Season Bowl Results
FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/04/2005
USC 55, Oklahoma 19
Nokia Sugar Bowl - 01/03/2005
Auburn 16, Virginia Tech 13
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - 01/01/2005
Utah 35, Pittsburgh 7
Toyota Gator Bowl - 01/01/2005
Florida State 30, West Virginia 18
SBC Cotton Bowl - 01/01/2005
Tennessee 38, Texas A&M 7
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl - 12/31/2004
Miami (FL) 27, Florida 10
AutoZone Liberty Bowl - 12/31/2004
Louisville 44, Boise State 40
Independence Bowl - 12/31/2004
Iowa State 17, Miami (OH) 13
Emerald Bowl - 12/30/2004
Navy 34, New Mexico 19
EV1.net Houston Bowl - 12/29/2004
Colorado 33, Texas-El Paso 28
Silicon Valley Football Classic - 12/30/2004
Northern Illinois 34, Troy 21
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - 12/30/2004
Texas Tech 45, California 31
Continental Tire Bowl - 12/30/2004
Boston College 37, North Carolina 24
Insight Bowl - 12/28/2004
Oregon State 38, Notre Dame 21
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl - 12/24/2004
Hawaii 59, Alabama-Birmingham 40
Pioneer Pure Vision Las Vegas Bowl - 12/23/2004
Wyoming 24, UCLA 21
Plains Capital Fort Worth Bowl - 12/23/2004
Cincinnati 32, Marshall 14
GMAC Bowl - 12/22/2004
Bowling Green 52, Memphis 35
Wyndham New Orleans Bowl - 12/14/2004
Southern Mississippi 31, North Texas 10
Motor City Bowl - 12/27/2004
Connecticut 39, Toldeo 10
Champs Sports Bowl - 12/21/2004
Georgia Tech 51, Syracuse 14
MPC Computers Bowl - 12/27/2004
Fresno State 37, Virginia 34 (OT)