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1931 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1931 Michigan Wolverines football team

Big Ten Co-Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1931 record 8–1–1 (5–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Harry Kipke (3rd year)
MVP Bill Hewitt
Captain Roy Hudson
Home stadium Michigan Stadium

The 1931 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1931 college football season. The head coach was former Michigan star, 32-year-old Harry Kipke, in his third season as head coach. The team compiled a record of 8–1–1 (5–1). They finished tied for the Big Ten Conference championship.


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3, 1931 Central State Teachers* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 27–0   13,169
October 3, 1931 Michigan State Normal* Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 34–0   13,169
October 10, 1931 Chicago Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 13–7   17,284
October 17, 1931 Ohio State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 7–20   58,026
October 24, 1931 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 35–0   33,496
October 31, 1931 at Princeton* Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ W 21–0   14,797
November 7, 1931 Indiana Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 22–0   26,410
November 14, 1931 Michigan State* Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI T 0–0   35,844
November 21, 1931 Minnesota Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 6–0   37,251
November 28, 1931 Wisconsin Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 16–0   9,190
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.


Varsity letter winners

Varsity reserves

Awards and honors

Coaching staff


External links

  • 1931 Football Team -- Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan Athletics History
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