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1939 Michigan Wolverines football team

1939
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
AP #20
1939 record 6–2 (3–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Fritz Crisler (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Single-wing formation
MVP Tom Harmon
Captain Archie Kodros
Home stadium Michigan Stadium

The 1939 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1939 college football season. The team's head coach was Fritz Crisler. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 7, 1939 Michigan State* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 26–13   68,975
October 14, 1939 Iowa Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 27–7   28,248
October 21, 1939 at Chicago #6 Stagg FieldChicago, IL W 85–0   5,135
October 28, 1939 Yale* #3 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 27–7   54,480
November 4, 1939 at Illinois #2 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 7–16   30,654
November 11, 1939 Minnesota #10 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 7–20   66,572
November 18, 1939 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 19–17   39,510
November 25, 1939 #6 Ohio State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 21–14   78,815
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Players

Starters

  • Norm Call - 1 game at right halfback
  • Edward W. Czak[1] - 1 game at left end
  • Forest Evashevski - 6 games at quarterback
  • Harlin E. Fraumann[2] - 1 game at right end
  • Ralph Fritz - 7 games at left guard
  • Ed Frutig - 4 games at left end, 1 game at right end
  • Tom Harmon - 7 games at right halfback
  • Don Ingalls - 1 game at center, 1 game at quarterback
  • Archie Kodros - 7 games at center
  • Harry Kohl - 1 game at quarterback
  • Paul Kromer - 3 games at left halfback
  • John Nicholson - 4 games at right end, 1 game at left end
  • Fred Olds - 1 game at left guard
  • George Ostroot[3] - 1 game at left tackle
  • Hercules Renda - 1 game at left halfback
  • Joe Rogers - 2 games at left end, 2 games at right end
  • Roland Savilla[4] - 7 games at left tackle
  • William Smith - 8 games at right tackle
  • Milo Sukup - 8 games at right guard
  • Fred Trosko - 4 games at left halfback
  • Bob Westfall - 7 games at fullback
  • Bob Zimmerman - 1 game at fullback

Non-starters

  • Bennett, Arthur L., Schenectady, NY
  • Bosza, Joseph, end, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Butler, Jack W., G, Port Huron, MI
  • Christy, Edward, FB, Gary, IN
  • Cunningham, Leo P., G, Revere, MA
  • Flora, Robert L., T, Muskegon, MI
  • Ford, Thomas G, C, East Grand Rapids, MI
  • Funk, William K., HB/QB, Athens, MI
  • Galles, James, G, Chicago, IL
  • Gannatal, Paul H., HB, Detroit, MI
  • Grissen, James, FB, Holland, MI
  • Heuman, Philip W., Allentown, PA
  • Jordan, Forrest R., G, Clare, MI
  • Kelto, Reuben W., T, Bessemer, MI
  • Kennedy, Theodore, Jr., E, Saginaw, MI
  • Kitti, Walter I., HB, Calumet, MI
  • Kuhn, Dennis A., T, River Rouge, MI
  • Laine, John T., G, Puritan, MI
  • Langstaff, Harold A., Pittsburgh, PA
  • Laskey, Derwood D., HB, Milan, MI
  • Luther, William A., HB, Toledo, OH
  • Mehaffey, Howard H., FB, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Melzow, William, G, Flint, MI
  • Meyer, Jack, QB, Elyria, OH
  • Morrow, Ned, G, Elkhart, IN
  • Nelson, David M., HB, Detroit, MI
  • Nielsen, Paul, E, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Paddy, Arthur, G, Benton Harbor, MI
  • Purcell, George A., Marshall, MI
  • Roberts, Harris W., QB, Shaker Heights, OH
  • Salvaterra, Arnold, HB, Bellaire, OH
  • Smith, William A., T, Riverside, CA
  • Thomas, Robert L., G, Muskegon, MI
  • Tinker, Horace, C, Battle Creek, MI
  • Vollmer, William E., T, Manistee, MI
  • Weber, Marwood A., HB, Saginaw, MI
  • Wicker,Larry D., FB, Toledo, OH
  • Wilson, John L., C, Monroe, MI
  • Wistert, Albert A., T, Chicago, IL
  • Zielinski, Ernest P., T, Bay City, MI

Game notes

Yale


Penn


Awards and honors

Coaching staff

Notes

External links

  • 1939 Football Team -- Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan Athletics History
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