1931 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1931 Michigan Wolverines football
1931 Michigan Wolverines football team.jpg
Big Ten Co-Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1931 record 8–1–1 (5–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Harry Kipke (3rd year)
MVP Bill Hewitt
Captain Roy Hudson
Home stadium Michigan Stadium
Seasons
« 1930 1932 »
1931 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Purdue § 5 1 0     9 1 0
Michigan § 5 1 0     8 1 1
#4 Northwestern § 5 1 0     7 1 1
Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 3 2 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     5 4 1
Indiana 1 4 1     2 5 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 6 1
Iowa 0 3 1     1 6 1
Illinois 0 6 0     2 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1931 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1931 college football season. The head coach was former Michigan star, 32-year-old Harry Kipke, in his third season as head coach. The team compiled a record of 8–1–1 (5–1). They finished tied for the Big Ten Conference championship.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3, 1931 Central State Teachers* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 27–0   13,169
October 3, 1931 Michigan State Normal* Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 34–0   13,169
October 10, 1931 Chicago Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 13–7   17,284
October 17, 1931 Ohio State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 7–20   58,026
October 24, 1931 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 35–0   33,496
October 31, 1931 at Princeton* Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ W 21–0   14,797
November 7, 1931 Indiana Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 22–0   26,410
November 14, 1931 Michigan State* Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI T 0–0   35,844
November 21, 1931 Minnesotadagger Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 6–0   37,251
November 28, 1931 Wisconsin Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 16–0   9,190
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

Players[edit]

Varsity letter winners[edit]

Varsity reserves[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Born October 10, 1910, died September 5, 1994, last address Lafayette, California

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