JOHN HANKINSONGame 138| December 7, 1965 | Paul Faust, Aaron Brown, Bob Bruggers, John Hankinson
The 1965 football Gophers finished 5-4-1 and tied for third in the Big Ten. Brown, from Port Arthur, Texas, starred at both offensive and defensive end and went on to be an All-Pro performer. Bruggers was a tough linebacker who had gained fame starring for tiny Danube in the 1961 Minnesota High School Basketball Tournament. Faust, a linebacker, and Hankinson, the team's quarterback, were both star athletes at Edina High School. Hankinson had three sons who later starred for the hockey Gophers.
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