1967 Michigan Wolverines football team

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1967 Michigan Wolverines football
Michigan Wolverines Logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1967 record 4–6 (3–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Bump Elliott (9th year)
MVP Ron Johnson
Captain Joe Dayton
Home stadium Michigan Stadium
Seasons
« 1966 1968 »
1967 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/6 Indiana § 6 1 0     9 2 0
#NR/18 Minnesota § 6 1 0     8 2 0
#9/9 Purdue § 6 1 0     8 2 0
Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Illinois 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan 3 4 0     4 6 0
Michigan State 3 4 0     3 7 0
Northwestern 2 5 0     3 7 0
Iowa 0 6 1     1 8 1
Wisconsin 0 6 1     0 9 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1967 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1967 college football season The team's head coach was Bump Elliott. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 23, 1967 Duke* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 10–7   79,492
September 30, 1967 at California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 9–10   41,034
October 7, 1967 Navy* Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 21–26   72,361
October 14, 1967 Michigan State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 0–34   103,210
October 21, 1967 Indianadagger Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 20–27   65,759
October 28, 1967 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 15–20   50,006
November 4, 1967 Northwestern Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 7–3   62,063
November 11, 1967 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Il W 21–14   44,236
November 18, 1967 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 27–14   44,721
November 25, 1967 Ohio State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI ABC L 14–24   64,144
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP / Coaches Polls released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game notes[edit]

Navy[edit]


Statistical leaders[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Player Attempts Net yards Yards per attempt Touchdowns
Ron Johnson 210 982 4.7 6
Dennis Brown 137 358 2.6 4
Garvie Craw 29 101 3.5 0

Passing[edit]

Player Attempts Completions Interceptions Comp % Yards Yds/Comp TD
Dennis Brown 155 82 7 52.9 928 11.3 7
Dick Vidmer 76 33 4 43.4 337 10.2 0

Receiving[edit]

Player Receptions Yards Yds/Recp TD Long
Jim Berline 48 576 12.0 3
Jim Mandich 25 248 9.9 0 21
Ron Johnson 11 176 16.0 1 21

Kickoff returns[edit]

Player Returns Yards Yds/Return TD Long
Ron Johnson 23 433 18.8 0 35
Frank Titas 4 71 17.8 0 24

Punt returns[edit]

Player Returns Yards Yds/Return TD Long
George Hoey 12 291 24.3 1 60
Jerry Hartman 9 63 7.0 0 20
Tom Curtis 5 30 6.0 0 9

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Captain: Joe Dayton
  • All-Conference: Joe Dayton, Ron Johnson, Tom Stincic
  • Most Valuable Player: Ron Johnson
  • Meyer Morton Award: Dick Yanz
  • John Maulbetsch Award: Jim Mandich
  • Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Dick Vidmer

Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Michigan Football Record Book Pt. 1

External links[edit]