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1920 Michigan Wolverines football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
Captain  Angus Goetz
1920 record  5–2 (2–2 Big Ten)
Home stadium  Ferry Field
1920 Michigan Wolverines football team
Head coach  Fielding H. Yost (20th year)

The 1920 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1920 college football season. The team's head coach was Fielding H. Yost. The Wolverines played their home games at Ferry Field.

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Varsity letter winners

The following 16 players received their "M" letter for their play on the 1920 football team.

  • Ted Bank, Flint, Michigan - started 3 games at quarterback
  • Franklin Cappon, Holland, Michigan - started 7 games at left end
  • Abe Cohn, Spokane, Washington - started 1 game at left halfback
  • John Dunn, Ann Arbor, Michigan - started 4 games at quarterback
  • Robert J. Dunne, Chicago, Illinois - started 7 games at left guard
  • Paul G. Goebel, Grand Rapids, Michigan - started 7 games at right end
  • Angus Goetz, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan - started 7 games at left tackle
  • James Edwards Johns, Lansing, Michigan - started 2 games at right tackle
  • Viggo O. Nelson, Ann Arbor, Michigan - started 7 games at fullback
  • John Perrin, Escanaba, Michigan - started 2 games at right halfback
  • Frank Steketee, Grand Rapids, Michigan - started 3 games at right halfback, 1 game at left halfback
  • Eddie Usher, Toledo, Ohio - started 6 games at left halfback, 1 game at right halfback
  • William J. Van Orden, Ann Arbor, Michigan - guard (not listed as starter in any games)
  • Ernie Vick, Toledo, Ohio - started 7 games at center
  • Elton Wieman, Los Angeles, California - started 5 games at right tackle
  • Hugh E. Wilson, Grand Rapids, Michigan - started 6 games at right guard
  • aMa letter winners

    The following 13 players were awarded "aMa" letters for their work as backups on the 1920 team:

  • Grenville Andrews, St. Louis, Missouri - halfback
  • Allen R. Bailey, Cedar Falls, Iowa - halfback
  • William Fortune, Springfield, Illinois - guard
  • George M. Gilmore, Ann Arbor, Michigan - tackle
  • Louis C. Lehman, Newark, New Jersey - end
  • Charles C. Kreis, Detroit, Michigan
  • Meyer Paper, St. Paul, Minnesota - halfback
  • Charles C. Petro, Elyria, Ohio - guard
  • George E. Planck, Lansing, Michigan - guard
  • Richard H. Rowland, Buffalo, New York - end
  • John G. Searle, Evanston, Illinois - quarterback
  • Charles E. Trout, Toledo, Ohio
  • Horace Wachter, Toledo, Ohio - guard
  • Awards and honors

  • Captain: Angus Goetz
  • All-Americans: Angus Goetz (Walter Camp, 2nd team); Elton Wieman (Lawrence Perry, 2nd team)
  • All-Western: Ernie Vick, Frank Steketee (Eckersall, 1st team), Angus Goetz (Eckersall, 2nd team), Franklin Cappon (Eckersall, 2nd team)
  • Coaching staff

  • Head coach: Fielding H. Yost
  • Assistant coaches: Prentiss Douglass, A. J. Sturzenegger, Robert Watson, Edwin Mather, Derril Pratt
  • Trainer: Archie Hahn, William Fallon
  • Manager: Robert E. McKean
  • References

    1920 Michigan Wolverines football team Wikipedia


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