1936 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1936 Michigan Wolverines football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1936 record 1–7 (0–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Harry Kipke (8th year)
MVP Matt Patanelli
Captain Matt Patanelli
Home stadium Michigan Stadium
Seasons
« 1935 1937 »
1936 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Northwestern 6 0 0     7 1 0
#1 Minnesota 4 1 0     7 1 0
Ohio State 4 1 0     5 3 0
Indiana 3 1 1     5 2 1
Purdue 3 1 1     5 2 1
Illinois 2 2 1     4 3 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 5 1
Iowa 0 4 1     3 4 1
Wisconsin 0 4 0     2 6 0
Michigan 0 5 0     1 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1936 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# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 3, 1936 Michigan State* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 7–21   45,656
October 10, 1936 Indiana Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 3–14   19,110
October 17, 1936 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 0–26   41,209
October 24, 1936 Columbia* Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 13–0   23,835
October 31, 1936 Illinoisdagger Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 6–9   29,901
November 7, 1936 at #15 Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 7–27   30,501
November 14, 1936 #1 Northwestern Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 0–9   28,295
November 21, 1936 at #18 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0–21   56,277
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Players[edit]

Varsity letter winners[edit]

The following 27 players won varsity letters for their participation in the 1936 football team.[1]

  • William C. Barclay, '38, Flint, Michigan - started 7 games at quarterback
  • John C. Brennan, '39, Racine, Wisconsin - started 2 games at left guard
  • Robert E. Cooper, '38, Detroit, Michigan - started 4 games at left halfback
  • Jesse G. Garber, '37, Brookline, Mass. - started 6 games at left guard
  • Elmer Gedeon, '39, Cleveland, Ohio - end
  • R. Wallace Hook, Jr., '39, Grand Rapids, Michigan[2] - started 1 game at left halfback
  • Fred Janke, '39, Jackson, Michigan - started 3 games at left tackle
  • John D. Jordan, '39, Evanston, Illinois - center
  • Melvin Kramer - 1 game at right tackle
  • Louis Levine, '39, Muskegon, Michigan - started 1 game at quarterback
  • James H. Lincoln, '38, Harbor Beach, Michigan - started 3 games at right tackle
  • Alex Loiko[3] - started 1 game a right end
  • Earle B. Luby, '38, Chicago, Illinois[4] - started 2 games at right tackle
  • George A. Marzonie, '38, Flint, Michigan[5] - started 5 games at right guard
  • Matt Patanelli, '37, Elkhart, Indiana - started 8 games at left end
  • Edward J. Phillips, '39, Bradford, Pennsylvania - started 1 game at right halfback
  • Joseph M. Rinaldi, '38, Elkhart, Indiana[6] - started 8 games at center
  • Stark Ritchie, '38, Battle Creek, Michigan - started 2 games at left halfback, started 1 game at right halfback
  • Don J. Siegal, '39, Royal Oak, Michigan - started 5 games at left tackle
  • Dan Smick, '39, Hazel Park, Michigan - started 5 games at right end
  • John A. Smithers, '38, Elkhart, Indiana - started 6 games at right halfback, 1 game at left halfback
  • Chester C. Stabovitz, '37, Chicago, Illinois - end
  • Edward C. Stanton, '39, Charleston, West Virginia - started 1 game at fullback
  • Cedric C. Sweet, '37, Fremont, Michigan[7] - started 7 games at fullback
  • Arthur Valpey, '38, Detroit, Michigan - started 2 games at right end
  • Clarence H. Vandewater, guard, sophomore, Holland, Michigan[8] - starter in 1 game at right guard
  • Fred C. Ziem, '38, Pontiac, Michigan[9] - started 1 game at right guard

Minor awards[edit]

The following players received "minor awards" for their participation as varsity reserves on the 1936 football team.[10]

Awards and honors[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Information on varsity letter winners, class years and home town information is from the 1937 Michiganensian, page 267.
  2. ^ R. Wallace Hook, born June 20, 1917, died November 23, 2004, last address Grand Rapids, Michigan
  3. ^ Alex Loiko, born February 19, 1916, died March 1983, last residence Birmingham, Michigan
  4. ^ Earle B. Luby, born February 26, 1916, died February 14, 1995, SSN issued Michigan, last address Redding, California
  5. ^ George A. Marzonie, born July 31, 1916, dies November 11, 1994, last residence Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  6. ^ Joseph M. Rinaldi, born May 8, 1916, died April 3, 1990, last residence West Palm Beach, Florida
  7. ^ Cedric Sweet, born July 16, 1914, died October 1984, last address Southfield, Michigan
  8. ^ Clarence H. Vandewater, born August 18, 1916, died May 3, 2005, last residence Holland, Michigan
  9. ^ Frederick C. Ziem, born March 17, 1916, died March 22, 2000, SSN issued Michigan, last address Commerce Township, Michigan
  10. ^ Information on "Minor Awards" is from the 1937 Michiganensian, at page 302.

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