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Minnesota Football: Gophers Beat Beavers 1954 #TBT

In Murray Warmath’s first year as head coach Minnesota whooped Oregon State 44-6

Gophers vs OSU 1954

On November 6, 1954 the Gophers played a late season non conference home game against Oregon St. Murray Warmath had Minnesota playing well ranked 14 in the country when the Beavers came to town. Here is the game synopsis from the school yearbook.

Perhaps the most interesting moment of the game was whatever the band decided to do for halftime which they claimed was a tribute to fathers...

Halftime vs OSU
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Also this is terrifying. Suffering a broken nose a Gopher player played with a metal facemask. Never heard of metal mask before...

Dick Kubes looking straight up evil with that metal mask.
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