1946 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1946 Michigan Wolverines football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
AP #6
1946 record 6–2–1 (5–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Fritz Crisler (9th year)
Offensive scheme Single-wing formation
MVP Bob Chappuis
Captain Art Renner
Home stadium Michigan Stadium
Seasons
« 1945 1947 »
1946 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Illinois 6 1 0     8 2 0
#6 Michigan 5 1 1     6 2 1
#20 Indiana 4 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 3 4 0     5 4 0
Ohio State 2 3 1     4 3 2
Northwestern 2 3 1     4 4 1
Wisconsin 2 5 0     4 5 0
Purdue 0 5 1     2 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1946 college football season. The team's head coach was Fritz Crisler. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28, 1946 Indiana Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 21–0   71,660
October 5, 1946 Iowa Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 14–7   56,515
October 12, 1946 #2 Army* #4 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 13–20   85,938
October 19, 1946 #10 Northwestern #5 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI T 14–14   74,089
October 26, 1946 Illinoisdagger #8 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 9–13   85,938
November 2, 1946 at Minnesota #13 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 21–0   58,476
November 9, 1946 Michigan State* #11 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 55–7   76,373
November 16, 1946 Wisconsin #10 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 28–6   64,085
November 23, 1946 at Ohio State #8 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 58–6   79,735
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Players[edit]

Varsity letter winners[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ralph L. Chubb, born March 24, 1924, died February 25, 2002, SSN issued Michigan, last address Green Valley, Arizona
  2. ^ Edward D. McNeill, born October 13, 1927, died September 7, 1999, SSN issued Ohio, last address Swanton, Ohio

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