What It Means to Be A Wolverine

What It Means to Be A Wolverine

Michigan's Greatest Players Talk About Michigan Football

eBook - 2005
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Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of Michigan football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Wolverines football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. Michigan fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2005.
ISBN: 9781623685584
1623685583
9781617492204
1617492205
1572436611
9781572436619
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 362 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Brown, Nate
Regner, Art 1957-
Contents: Front Cover; Copyright; CONTENTS; Foreword: What It Means to Be a Wolverine by Bo Schembechler; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The THIRTIES; GERALD FORD: Center 1932-1934; HERCULES RENDA: Halfback 1937-1939; FOREST EVASHEVSKI: Quarterback 1938-1940; The FORTIES; ALBERT WISTERT: Tackle 1940-1942; LEO KOCESKI: Halfback 1948-1950; JULIUS FRANKS: Guard 1941-1942; DON LUND: Fullback 1942-1944; BOB CHAPPUIS: Halfback 1942, 1946-1947; JACK WEISENBURGER: Fullback 1944-1947; PETE ELLIOTT: Halback/Quarterback 1945-1948; STU WILKINS: Guard 1945-1948; CHALMERS ""BUMP"" ELLIOTT: Halfback 1946-1947.
J.T. WHITE: Center 1946-1947JOHN GHINDIA: Quarterback 1947-1949; DICK KEMPTHORN: Linebacker 1947-1949; The FIFTIES; ROGER ZATKOFF: Linebacker 1950-1952; TED CACHEY: Guard 1952-1954; ED MEADS: Guard 1953-1955; RON KRAMER: End 1954-1956; JIM MADDOCK: Quarterback 1954-1956; ED SHANNON: Halfback 1954-1956; GEORGE GENYK: Tackle 1956-1959; The SIXTIES; BILL FREEHAN: End 1960; TOM MACK: Tackle 1964-1965; RICK VOLK: Quarterback/Halfback/Safety 1964-1966; RON JOHNSON: Halfback 1965-1968; TOM GOSS: Defensive Tackle 1966-1968; CECIL PRYOR: Linebacker/Defensive End 1968-1969.
JIM BETTS: Halfback/Safety 1968-1970MARTY HUFF: Linebacker 1968-1970; JIM BRANDSTATTER: Tackle 1969-1971; DANA COIN: Linebacker/Kicker 1969-1971; BILLY TAYLOR: Tailback 1969-1971; The SEVENTIES; GORDON BELL: Tailback 1973-1975; ROB LYTLE: Tailback/Fullback 1973-1976; LES MILES: Guard 1974-1975; CALVIN O'NEAL: Linebacker 1974-1976; MIKE KENN: Tackle 1975-1977; RUSSELL DAVIS: Fullback 1975-1978; HARLAN HUCKLEBY: Tailback 1975-1978; RICK LEACH: Quarterback 1975-1978; GEORGE LILJA: Center 1977-1980; MIKE TRGOVAC: Middle Guard 1977-1980; STAN EDWARDS: Fullback 1977, 1979-1981.
BUTCH WOOLFOLK: Tailback 1978-1981JOHN WANGLER: Quarterback 1979-1980; ALI HAJI-SHEIKH: Kicker 1979-1982; The EIGHTIES; JIM HERRMANN: Linebacker 1980-1982; STEVE SMITH: Quarterback 1980-1983; DAVID HALL: Quarterback 1982-1983; ERIK CAMPBELL: Defensive Back/Wide Receiver 1984-1987; JAMIE MORRIS: Tailback 1984-1987; MONTE ROBBINS: Punter 1984-1987; MARK MESSNER: Defensive Tackle 1985-1988; KEITH MITCHELL: Defensive End 1985-1988; JOHN DUERR: Linebacker 1985-1987; BOB and RICK STITES: Linebackers 1987; CHRIS CALLOWAY: Wide Receiver 1987-1989; DEAN DINGMAN: Guard 1987-1990.
YALE VAN DYNE: Wide Receiver 1987-1991ERICK ANDERSON: Linebacker 1988-1991; J.D. CARLSON: Kicker 1988-1991; BRIAN TOWNSEND: Linebacker 1988-1991; CORWIN BROWN: Defensive Back 1989-1992; DERRICK ALEXANDER: Wide Receiver 1989-1993; The NINETIES; MERCURY HAYES: Wide Receiver 1992-1995; ROD PAYNE: Center 1993-1996; CHRIS FLOYD: Fullback 1994-1997; BEN HUFF: Defensive Tackle 1994-1997; KRAIG BAKER: Kicker 1995-1998; JAY FEELY: Kicker 1995-1998; JON JANSEN: Tackle 1995-1998; The NEW MILLENIUM; DREW HENSON: Quarterback: 1998-2000; DAVID BAAS: Offensive Lineman 2001-2004.
Summary: Taking a decade-by-decade approach to the University of Michigan football tradition, this collection brings together over 40 stories from the most outstanding voices of the program. The spirit of Wolverines football is not captured by just one phrase, one season, or one particular game; instead, the student-athletes and coaches who made the magic happen over the decades blend their experiences to capture the true essence of their beloved school. Michigan fans will relish the intimate stories told by the figures they have come to cherish.

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