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1952 Michigan Wolverines football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
MVP  Ted Topor
Home stadium  Michigan Stadium
1952 record  5–4 (4–2 Big Ten)
Captain  Merritt Green
1952 Michigan Wolverines football team
Head coach  Bennie Oosterbaan (5th year)

The 1952 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1952 Big Ten Conference football season. The team's head coach was Bennie Oosterbaan. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

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Players

  • Fred Baer - started 3 games at fullback
  • James Balog - started 8 games as defensive right tackle
  • Richard Balzhiser - started 5 games at fullback
  • Richard Beison - started 8 games at offensive right guard
  • Donald Bennett - started 4 games as offensive left tackle
  • Tony Branoff - started 6 games as right halfback
  • George Dutter - started 9 games as defensive right guard
  • Merritt Green - started 9 games as defensive left end
  • Frank Howell - started 3 games as right halfback, 1 game as safety
  • Gene Knutson - started 9 games as defensive right end
  • Ted Kress - started 9 games as left halfback
  • Laurence LeClair - started 9 games as linebacker
  • Don Oldham - started 4 games as defensive back, 2 games as safety
  • Dick O'Shaughnessy - started 9 games at center
  • Lowell Perry - started 9 games as offensive left end, 4 games as safety
  • Bernhardt Pederson -started 6 games at offensive right tackle
  • Russell Rescorla - started 3 games as defensive back
  • Thad Stanford - started 9 games at offensive right end
  • Dick Strozewski - started 5 games as offensive left tackle
  • Bob Timm - started 8 games as offensive left guard
  • David Tinkham - started 9 games as defensive back
  • Ted Topor - started 9 games as quarterback
  • Art Walker - started 9 games as defensive left tackle
  • Ronald Williams - started 7 games as defensive left guard
  • Roger Zatkoff - started 9 games as linebacker, 1 game as offensive right tackle
  • Awards and honors

  • Captain: Merritt Green
  • All-Conference: Roger Zatkoff, Art Walker, Bob Timm, Dick O'Shaughnessy
  • Most Valuable Player: Ted Topor
  • Meyer Morton Award: Gene Knutson
  • Coaching staff

  • Head coach: Bennie Oosterbaan
  • Assistant coaches: Jack Blott, George Ceithaml, Cliff Keen, Bill Orwig, Don Robinson, Walter Weber, J. T. White
  • Trainer: Jim Hunt
  • Manager: Gerry Dudley
  • References

    1952 Michigan Wolverines football team Wikipedia


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