Minnesota in the NCAA Record Book

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NCAA Records
Season: Two Players, Same Team, Each Gaining 1,000 Yards of More
Accomplished 53 times nationally; last in 2011
2005 Laurence Maroney & Gary Russell
2004 Marion Barber III & Laurence Maroney
Career: A Quarterback Gaining 2,000 Yards Rushing & 4,000 Yards Passing
Accomplished 23 times nationally; last in 2011
1984-87 Rickey Foggie (2,038 rushing/4,903 passing)
Third player to accomplish the feat
Game: Most Fumble Returns Returned for Touchdowns
Accomplished 3 times nationally; last in 2004
2 Tyrone Carter vs. Syracuse (63 & 20 yards), 9/21/96
First player to accomplish the feat
Longest Indoor Field Goal Made
62 yards Chip Lohmiller vs. Iowa, 11/22/86
Most Touchdowns on Fumble Returns
Accomplished 11 times nationally; last in 2004
2 Minnesota vs. Syracuse, 9/21/96

NCAA Leaders
Annual Rushing Champions
Year Player Cl. Carries   Yards
1944 Wayne "Red" Williams Jr. 136   911
Annual Interception Champions
Year Player Cl. Int. Yards
1939 Harold Van Every Sr. 8 59
Annual Punting Champions
Year Player Cl. Punts Yards Yds/P
2000 Preston Gruening So. 46 2,080 45.2
Annual Punt Return Champions
Year Player Cl. PR Yards Yds/R
1953 Paul Giel Sr. 17 288 16.9
Annual Team Rushing Defense Champions
Year Team Avg.
1962 Minnesota 52.2
Annual Kickoff Return Champions
Year Team Avg.
1940 Minnesota 36.4
Annual Turnover Margin Champions
Year Team Avg.
2006 Minnesota 1.38
Annual Most-Improved Teams
Year Team Games Improved From To Coach
1960 Minnesota 5 1/2 1959 2-7-0 1960 8-2-0 Murray Warmath


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