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1953 Michigan Wolverines football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
AP  No. 20
MVP  Tony Branoff
Coaches  No. 19
1953 record  6–3 (3–3 Big Ten)
1953 Michigan Wolverines football team
Head coach  Bennie Oosterbaan (6th year)

The 1953 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1953 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

  • Lou Baldacci - started 9 games at quarterback
  • James Balog - started 9 games at left tackle
  • Richard Balzhiser - started 9 games at fullback
  • Richard Beison - started 9 games at right guard
  • Tony Branoff - started 9 games at right halfback
  • Donald Dugger - started 9 games at left end
  • Gene Knutson - started 8 games at right end
  • Ted Kress - started 9 games at left halfback
  • John Morrow - started 4 games at center
  • Dick O'Shaughnessy - started 5 games at center
  • Dick Strozewski - started 9 games at left tackle
  • Gene Topp - started 8 games at left end, 1 game at right end
  • Jerry Williams - started 1 game at left end
  • Awards and honors

  • Captain: Dick O'Shaughnessy
  • All-Conference: Art Walker, Ted Kress, Bob Topp
  • Most Valuable Player: Tony Branoff
  • Meyer Morton Award: Tony Branoff
  • Coaching staff

  • Head coach: Bennie Oosterbaan
  • Assistant coaches: Jack Blott, Cliff Keen, Bill Orwig, Matt Patanelli, Don Robinson, Walter Weber, J. T. White
  • Trainer: Jim Hunt
  • Manager: Richard Petrie
  • References

    1953 Michigan Wolverines football team Wikipedia


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