The Minnesota Golden Gophers football team represents the University of Minnesota in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision level. Founded in 1882, Minnesota has been a member of the Big Ten Conference since its inception in 1896 as the Western Conference. Since 2009, the Minnesota Golden Gophers have played all their home games at Huntington Bank Stadium. They have been selected nine times as national champions from NCAA-designated major selectors, including four from the major wire-service AP Poll and Coaches Poll. Minnesota claims seven of these championships. The 1960 championship is a consensus national championship. The program also has won 18 conference championships, 11 shared and 7 outright.