|1950 Minnesota Golden Gophers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1950 record||1–7–1 (1–4–1 Big Ten)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1950 Big Nine Conference football standings|
|No. 9 Michigan $||4||–||1||–||1||6||–||3||–||1|
|No. 14 Ohio State||5||–||2||–||0||6||–||3||–||0|
|No. 13 Illinois||4||–||2||–||0||7||–||2||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1950 Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represented the University of Minnesota in the 1950 Big Nine Conference football season. In their 16th year under head coach Bernie Bierman, the Golden Gophers compiled a 1–7–1 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 196 to 79.
|September 30||at Washington*||No. 18||L 13–28||49,500|
|October 7||Nebraska*||L 26–32||47,710|
|October 14||at Northwestern||L 6–13||45,000|
|October 21||No. 9 Ohio State||L 0–48||53,192|
|October 28||No. 14 Michigan||T 7–7||59,412|
|November 4||Iowa||L 0–13||60,321|
|November 11||at No. 12 Michigan State*||L 0–27||47,461|
|November 18||Purdue||W 27–14||46,389|
|November 25||at Wisconsin||L 0–14||45,000|
In its fifth game, Minnesota lost to Michigan. After a scoreless first half, Michigan drove down the field culminating in a two-yard run by Don Dufek. Minnesota tied the game with a touchdown in the final two minutes to tie the game at 7-7. Dufek rushed for 63 yards, but the Minnesota team held Michigan to a total of only 46 yards rushing as Chuck Ortmann was held to -38 rushing yards. With the tie game, Michigan retained possession of the Little Brown Jug.
- "1950 Minnesota Golden Gophers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2017.
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 181[permanent dead link]
- Keiser, Jeff (2007), 2007 Media Guide (PDF), p. 160[permanent dead link]