1921 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1921 Michigan Wolverines football
1921 Michigan Wolverines football team.jpg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1921 record 5–1–1 (2–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Fielding H. Yost (21st year)
Captain Robert J. Dunne
Home stadium Ferry Field
Seasons
« 1920 1922 »
1921 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Iowa 5 0 0     7 0 0
Chicago 4 1 0     6 1 0
Ohio State 4 1 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     5 1 1
Michigan 2 1 1     5 1 1
Indiana 1 2 0     3 4 0
Minnesota 2 4 0     3 4 0
Illinois 1 4 0     3 4 0
Purdue 1 4 0     1 6 0
Northwestern 0 5 0     1 6 0
† – Conference champion

The 1921 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1921 college football season. The team's head coach was Fielding H. Yost. The Wolverines played their home games at Ferry Field.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 1, 1921 Mount Union* Ferry FieldAnn Arbor, MI W 44–0   10,000
October 8, 1921 Case* Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 65–0   8,000
October 15, 1921 Michigan Agricultural* Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 30–0   18,000
October 22, 1921 Ohio Statedagger Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI L 0–14   45,000
October 29, 1921 at Illinois Illinois FieldChampaign, IL W 3–0   14,000
November 12, 1921 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI T 7–7   20,000
November 19, 1921 Minnesota Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 38–0   30,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

Varsity letter winners[edit]

aMa letter winners[edit]

  • William G. Crawforth - guard
  • Stephen M. Garfield - tackle
  • John E. Gunther - fullback
  • John Henry - guard
  • John Keatley - end
  • John Landowski - halfback
  • Frederick J. Novy - guard
  • Verne Richards - end
  • C.J. Smith - center
  • Don Weiman - guard

Awards and honors[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

1921 coaching staff

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leroy Elmer Neisch, born September 30, 1901, Michigan. In 1930, he was living in Detroit and employed as a salesman for a paint manufacturer. Died May 11, 1980, Danville, California.
  2. ^ Luther A. Huston (1921-12-06). "Galaxy of Star Players Wore Moleskin In Big Ten During 1921 Season". Logansport Pharos-Tribune. 
  3. ^ "4 Hawkeyes on Mythical West Eleven". Iowa City Press-Citizen. 1921-11-21. 

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