1935 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1935 Michigan Wolverines football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1935 record 4–4 (2–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Harry Kipke (7th year)
MVP William Renner
Captain William Renner
Home stadium Michigan Stadium
Seasons
« 1934 1936 »
1935 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Minnesota § 5 0 0     8 0 0
#5 Ohio State § 5 0 0     7 1 0
Purdue 3 3 0     4 4 0
Indiana 2 2 1     4 3 1
#16 Northwestern 2 3 1     4 3 1
#18 Iowa 1 2 2     4 2 2
Chicago 2 3 0     4 4 0
Michigan 2 3 0     4 4 0
Illinois 1 4 0     3 5 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     1 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from UP Sports Writers

The 1935 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1935 college football season. The team's head coach was Harry Kipke. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 5, 1935 Michigan State* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 6–25   32,315
October 12, 1935 Indiana Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 7–0   18,533
October 19, 1935 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 20–12   14,381
October 26, 1935 at Columbia* Baker FieldNew York, NY W 19–7   24,901
November 2, 1935 Penn*dagger Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 16–6   30,751
November 9, 1935 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 0–3   28,136
November 16, 1935 Minnesota Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 0–40   32,029
November 23, 1935 Ohio State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 0–38   53,322
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

Players[edit]

Varsity letter winners[edit]

The following 26 players received varsity letters for their participation on the 1935 Michigan football team.[1] For players who were starters, the list also includes the number of games started by position.[2]

  • Vincent J. Aug, halfback, junior, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • William C. Barclay, halfback, sophomore, Flint, Michigan
  • Frank S. Bissell, guard, junior, Hyannisport, Massachusetts - started 7 games at left guard, 1 game at right guard
  • Robert D. Campbell, halfback, junior, Ionia, Michigan - started 1 game at left halfback
  • Chris Everhardus, halfback, junior, Kalamazoo, Michigan[3] - started 5 games at left halfback
  • Jesse G. Garber, guard, junior, New York, New York - started 1 game at right guard
  • Cloyce E. Hanshue, guard, junior, Kalamazoo, Michigan - started 2 games at right tackle
  • Ernest C. Johnson, end, senior, Grand Rapids, Michigan - started 1 game at right end
  • Melvin G. Kramer, tackle, sophomore, Toledo, Ohio[4] - started 6 games at right tackle
  • James H. Lincoln, tackle, sophomore, Harbor Beach, Michigan
  • Earle B. Luby, tackle, sophomore, Chicago, Illinois[5] - started 1 game at left tackle
  • Earl J. Meyers, halfback, junior, Detroit, Michigan - started 1 game at right guard
  • Matt Patanelli, end, junior, Elkhart, Indiana - started 8 games at left end
  • Ernest A. Pederson, guard, junior, Grand Blanc, Michigan
  • Steve Remias, fullback, senior, Chicago, Illinois - started 1 game at fullback
  • William Renner, quarterback, senior, Youngstown, Ohio - started 8 games at quarterback
  • Joe Rinaldi, center, sophomore, Elkhart, Indiana - started 1 game at right guard
  • Stark Ritchie, halfback, sophomore, Battle Creek, Michigan - started 2 games at left halfback
  • Michael Savage, end, senior, Dearborn, Michigan - started 5 games at right end
  • Stanton J. Schuman, center, junior, Winnetka, Illinois[6] - started 1 game at left guard, 1 game at right guard
  • John A. Smithers, halfback, sophomore, Elkhart, Indiana - started 8 games at right halfback
  • Solomon Sobsey, end, sophomore, Brooklyn, New York[7] - started 3 games at right guard
  • Cedric Sweet, fullback, junior, Fremont, Michigan[8] - started 7 games at fullback
  • Arthur Valpey, end, sophomore, Detroit, Michigan - 2 games at right end
  • John D. Viergever, tackle, senior, Algonac, Michigan[9] - started 7 games at left tackle
  • Harry T. Wright, center, junior, Mt. Clemens, Michigan - started 6 games at center

Varsity reserves[edit]

The following six players were identified as varsity reserves on the roster of the 1935 Michigan football team.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "University of Michigan Football Rosters: 1935". Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. 
  2. ^ "1935 Football Team". Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan. 
  3. ^ Chris Everhardus, born April 12, 1915, died March 1982, last address in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  4. ^ Melvin G. Kramer, born September 16, 1915, died September 13, 1987, SSN issued Ohio, last address Gadsden, Alabama
  5. ^ Earle B. Luby, born February 26, 1916, died February 14, 1995, SSN issued Michigan, last address Redding, California
  6. ^ Stanton Schuman, born January 28, 1915, died March 11, 2007, SSN issued Michigan, last address Glencoe, Illinois
  7. ^ Solomon Sobsey, born May 24, 1915, died January 18, 1999, SSN issued New York, last address Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  8. ^ Cedric Sweet, born July 16, 1914, died October 1984, last address Southfield, Michigan
  9. ^ John D. Viergever, born July 16, 1913, died November 30, 1989, last address Fremont, Michigan
  10. ^ Robert Y. Amrine, born March 14, 1914, died October 3, 1993, SSN issued Ohio, last address Polson, Montana
  11. ^ Frederick C. Ziem, born March 17, 1916, died March 22, 2000, SSN issued Michigan, last address Commerce Township, Michigan
  12. ^ The 1936 Michiganensian, at page 291, identifies seven assistant football coaches: Fielding H. Yost, Ray Courtright, Cliff Keen, Ray Fisher, "Wallie Weber," Bennie Oosterbaan, and Franklin Cappon.

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