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1928 Michigan Wolverines football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
MVP  Otto Pommerening
Home stadium  Michigan Stadium
1928 record  3–4–1 (2–3 Big Ten)
Captain  George Rich
1928 Michigan Wolverines football team
Head coach  Elton Wieman (2nd year)

The 1928 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1928 college football season. The team's head coach was Elton Wieman. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

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Varsity letter winners

The following players won varsity letters for their work on the 1928 football team:

  • Marshall H. Boden - end
  • Alan Bovard - started 6 games at center
  • Francis M. Cornwell - end
  • Raymond A. Cragin - started 2 games at center, 2 games at left guard, 1 game at right tackle
  • Alvin G. Dahlem - started 2 games at right halfback, 1 game at left halfback
  • Leo Draveling - started 7 games at right end
  • Joe Gembis - started 5 games at fullback
  • Walter E. Geistert - halfback
  • Daniel W. Holmes - halfback
  • Stanley J. Hozer - started 2 games at fullback
  • Bruce W. Hulburt - started 4 games at right tackle
  • J. Wilfred Orwig - started 1 games at right end
  • Howard W. Poe - started 6 games at left guard, 1 game at right guard
  • Otto Pommerening - started 7 games at left tackle, 1 game at left end
  • Edwin B. Poorman - tackle
  • George E. Rich - started 4 games at quarterback, 2 games at left halfback, 1 game at right halfback, 1 game at fullback
  • James Simrall - started 3 games at left halfback, 2 games at right halfback
  • George G. Squier - started 1 game at right guard, 1 game at right tackle
  • Alfred E. Steinke - started 6 games at right guard
  • Harvey G. Straub - started 3 games at quarterback
  • John H. G. Totzke - started 1 game at left halfback, 1 game at right halfback
  • Joseph Truskowski - started 7 games at left end, 1 game at left tackle
  • John R. Wheeler - started 2 games at right halfback, 1 game at left halfback
  • Richard Jamison Williams - started 2 games at right tackle
  • aMa letter winners

    The following players won aMa letters for their work on the 1928 football team:

  • Carl J. Bauer
  • Milton E. Bergman - tackle
  • Clarence A. Biedenweg - halfback
  • Frank P. Brown - quarterback
  • William A. Brown - center
  • Clare F. Carter - end
  • Thomas M. Cook - center
  • William J. Dansby - fullback
  • Harold H. Hager - tackle
  • Morris Hughes - fullback
  • Douglass Kerr - end
  • Richard M. Lytle - fullback
  • Jennings McBride - halfback
  • Ernest B. McCoy - end
  • Robert O. Morgan - guard
  • Ray F. Parker - guard
  • Robert J. Patton - center
  • Marion A. Sherwood - center
  • Harsen A. Smith - end
  • Dominic E. Sullo
  • John C. Widman - halfback
  • John D. Whittle - halfback; started 1 game at quarterback
  • Donald L. Wilson
  • Awards and honors

  • Captain: George Rich
  • All-Americans: Otto Pommerening
  • All-Conference: Otto Pommerening
  • Most Valuable Player: Otto Pommerening
  • Meyer Morton Award: Danny Holmes
  • Coaching staff

  • Head coach: Elton Wieman
  • Assistant coaches: Jack Blott, Robert J. Brown, Franklin Cappon, Ray Courtright, Cliff Keen, Ray Fisher, William Flora, James Miller, Bennie Oosterbaan, B.P. Traynor, George F. Veenker, Fielding H. Yost
  • Trainer: Charles B. Hoyt
  • Manager: Dana M. Norton, Edward J. Bellaire (assistant), Fred Widmann (assistant), Richard B. Fogarty (assistant), Harry W. Wallace (assistant)
  • References

    1928 Michigan Wolverines football team Wikipedia


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