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1959 Michigan Wolverines football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
MVP  Tony Rio
Home stadium  Michigan Stadium
1959 record  4–5 (3–4 Big Ten)
Captain  George Genyk
1959 Michigan Wolverines football team
Head coach  Bump Elliott (1st year)

The 1959 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1959 Big Ten Conference football season. The team's head coach was Bump Elliott. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

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Players

  • Jared Bushong - started 5 games at right tackle
  • Alex Callahan - started 8 games at right guard
  • Donald R. Deskins - started 2 games at right tackle
  • Mike Fillichio - started 1 game at left guard, 1 games at right guard
  • George Genyk - started 8 games at left guard
  • John Halstead - started 9 games at left end
  • Darrell Harper - started 9 games at left halfback
  • Willard Hildebrand - started 1 game at right tackle
  • Thomas Jobson - started 9 games at left tackle
  • Robert Johnson - started 9 games at right end
  • Fred Julian - started 7 games at right halfback
  • Brad Myers - started 2 games at right halfback
  • Stan Noskin - started 9 games at quarterback
  • Tony Rio - started 9 games at fullback
  • Jon Schopf - started 2 games at right tackle
  • Jerry Smith - started 9 games at center
  • Awards and honors

  • Captain: George Genyk
  • Most Valuable Player: Tony Rio
  • Meyer Morton Award: Willard Hildebrand
  • John Maulbetsch Award: Bob Brown
  • Coaching staff

  • Head coach: Bump Elliott
  • Assistant coaches: Don Dufek, Henry Fonde, Jack Fouts, Robert Hollway, Jack Nelson
  • Trainer: Jim Hunt
  • Manager: John Jabe Jr.
  • References

    1959 Michigan Wolverines football team Wikipedia


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