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Team
Minnesota Football

Current league
NCAA D-I FBS
Big Ten

Current venue
Metrodome

College or University
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Head Coach
Wesley Eugene Fesler

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QB Paul Giel of Minnesota Golden Gophers_1951-53.jpg
QB Paul Giel of Minnesota Golden Gophers_1951-53.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Aug 12, 2012
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Updated game notes for Pittsburgh Panthers at Minnesota Golden Gophers - Oct 31, 1953
Edited the game notes for Pittsburgh Panthers at Minnesota Golden Gophers - Oct 31, 1953.
  • Added "The ’53 game at Minnesota marked the Panthers’ first-ever national television appearance. "
by jdlink Sep 21, 2011
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Young George Butch Nash Updated athletic career information for Butch Nash
Edited the career summary for Butch Nash.
by mnorth5360 Jul 30, 2011
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1953 Minnesota vs. Wisconsin
Gophers knocked Badgers out of three-way tie for conference crown. Minnesota scored first time it had the ball, going 77 yds to TB Paul Giel's 2 yd TD run after his short pass to QB Gino Cappelletti was lugged 44 yds to 2. Wisconsin QB Jim Miller thrilled...
by DaMan Nov 05, 2010
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Paul Giel U of Minnesota 1953 Updated personal notes for Paul R. Giel
Edited the personal notes for Paul R. Giel.
  • Added trivia: "Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1975"
  • Added trivia: "Served as Minnesota Athletics Director from 1971-1989"
by Andy26399 Oct 11, 2010
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Paul Giel Minnesota 1953
Paul Giel Minnesota 1953
by R ungarian Sep 11, 2010
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Paul Giel Minnesota 1953
Paul Giel Minnesota 1953
by R ungarian Sep 08, 2010
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Paul Giel Minnesota 1952
Paul Giel Minnesota 1952
LOOK All-American 1952
by R ungarian Sep 06, 2010
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Paul Giel Minnesota 1953
Paul Giel Minnesota 1953
Paul Giel throws against USC 1952
by R ungarian Sep 06, 2010
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Paul Giel U of Minnesota 1953
Paul Giel U of Minnesota 1953
by R ungarian Sep 06, 2010
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bob mcnamara MINN '54.jpg Updated personal notes for Bob McNamara
Edited the personal notes for Bob McNamara.
by garyw Jul 14, 2010
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paul giel.jpg
paul giel.jpg
by nailboys Apr 28, 2010
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Paul R. Giel
Paul R. Giel
by mlsekeres Apr 20, 2010
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Paul Giel U of Minnesota 1953 Updated external links for Paul R. Giel
Created an external link called "National College Football Hall of Fame - Paul Giel" for Paul R. Giel.
  • Set title to "National College Football Hall of Fame - Paul Giel".
  • Set URL to http://www.collegefootball.org/famersearch.php?id=50061.
by mlsekeres Apr 20, 2010
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Paul Giel U of Minnesota 1953 Updated athletic career information for Paul R. Giel
Edited the career summary for Paul R. Giel.
by mlsekeres Apr 20, 2010
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1953 - #8 USC 17, Minnesota 7
Paul Giel (16 carries, 97 yards, 6/12, 42 yards) accounted for 60% of Minnesota's yardage. Giel fumbled a lateral at his own 14 which led to Southern California's first touchdown and suffered a blocked quick kick that was recovered in the end zone for...
by DaMan Jan 11, 2010
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cappelletti_gino1.jpg Updated athletic career information for Gino Cappelletti
Added Gino Cappelletti to the 1953 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Quarterback.
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by DaMan Jan 11, 2010
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Young George Butch Nash Updated athletic career information for Butch Nash
Added Butch Nash to the 1947 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1948 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1949 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1950 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1951 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1952 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1953 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1954 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1955 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1956 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1957 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1958 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1959 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1960 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1961 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1962 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1963 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1964 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1965 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1966 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1967 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1968 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1969 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1970 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1971 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1972 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1973 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1974 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1976 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1977 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1978 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1979 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
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Added Butch Nash to the 1980 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1981 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1982 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1983 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1984 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1985 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1986 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1987 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1988 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Butch Nash to the 1989 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
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by maddog48 Jan 08, 2010
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steve myhra.jpg Updated athletic career information for Steven M. Myhra
Added to the team roster.
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by maddog48 Jan 04, 2010
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1953 - Minnesota 22, #5 Michigan 0
Paul Giel's ironman efforts in the 50th Little Brown Jug game helped Minnesota notch its first victory over its archrival since 1942. Giel set a Big 10 record by touching the ball 53 times and accounting for 282 yards of offense. Giel scored twice and passed...
by DaMan Dec 23, 2009
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