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1916 Michigan Wolverines football team

1916
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Conference Independent
1916 record 7–2
Head coach Fielding H. Yost (16th year)
Captain John Maulbetsch
Home stadium Ferry Field

The 1916 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1916 college football season. The team's head football coach was Fielding H. Yost. The Wolverines played their home games at Ferry Field.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 4, 1916 Marietta Ferry FieldAnn Arbor, MI W 38–0    
October 7, 1916 Case Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 19–3   2,906
October 11, 1916 Carroll Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 54–0    
October 14, 1916 Mount Union Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 26–0    
October 21, 1916 Michigan Agricultural Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 9–0   22,000
October 28, 1916 Syracuse Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 14–13    
November 4, 1916 Washington University in St. Louis Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 66–7    
November 11, 1916 at Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY L 20–23   6,000
November 18, 1916 Penn Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI L 7–10   25,584
Homecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster

Varsity letter winners

  • Alan W. Boyd[1] - started 5 games at left guard
  • Maurice F. Dunne[2] - started 9 games at left end
  • Clifford C. Gracey[3] - started 2 games at left guard
  • Albert C. Martens - right end
  • John Maulbetsch - started 9 games at left halfback
  • Walter Niemann - started 9 games at center
  • Willard L. Peach[4] - started 9 games at right end
  • Philip T. Raymond,[5] - started 5 games at right halfback, 1 game at fullback
  • Fred Rehor - started 6 games at right guard, 2 games at left guard
  • Cedric C. Smith - started 7 games at fullback
  • Cliff Sparks - started 7 games at quarterback
  • Richard F. "Dick" Weske[6] - started 9 games at right tackle
  • Elton Wieman - started 7 games at left tackle
  • Harold M. Zeiger[7] - started 2 games at quarterback, 1 game at right halfback

aMa letter winners

  • Nicholas J. Brazell, Jr.,[8] - started 1 game at right halfback
  • Roland G. Dunn[9] - started 2 games at right guard
  • Sidney V. Eggert - left halfback
  • John O. Goodsell[10] - started 1 game at right guard
  • Joseph Anthony Hanish[11] - started 1 game at fullback
  • Alvin E. Loucks - right halfback
  • Harry B. McCallum - left tackle
  • James H. Sharpe,[12] - started 1 game at right halfback
  • Clarence O. Skinner - right guard
  • Jim Whalen[13] - started 2 game at left tackle
  • Frank A. Willard - center

Others

  • Donald U. Bathrick,[14] - started 1 game at right halfback (reserve player)

Awards and honors

Coaching staff

References

External links

  • 1916 Football Team -- Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan Athletics History
  • 1916-1917 Michigan Alumnus
  • Michiganensian
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