1904 National Champions

In 1904, Minnesota went 13-0 and outscored its opponents by an unthinkable total of 725-12 and shut out 12 of its 13 foes. The 725 points remain the second most ever scored by a major college football team (FBS) in a season, just behind Harvard's total of 765 set in 1886. Minnesota's 146-0 win over Grinell was the most lopsided margin in college football for 13 years. The Gophers established themselves as one of the dominant program in the nation during this period, owning a 35-game unbeaten streak from 1903-05.

The Gophers were awarded the 1904 national title by Billingsley while Michigan and Pennsylvania were given national titles by other organizations retroactively. All national titles prior to the beginning of the Associated Press wire poll in 1936 were decided retroactively by math formulas or historical resource groups.

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Football coach P.J. Fleck announced today the hiring of nine assistant coaches and four staff members.

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Minnesota will host its 2017 Signing Day Social – the first under head coach P.J. Fleck – on Feb. 1 in the DQ Club Room at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Eric Murray was recently named to the Pro Football Focus All-Pro team. Murray was the lone "Special Teamer" recognized by Pro Football Focus.

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