University of Michigan Football
Team Captain, 1923
One of Michigan's few nine lettermen in football, basketball, and baseball. Kipke was a brilliant performer in all the three sports. One of the Wolverine all-time greats as a punter, he booted with amazing accuracy. Following graduation in 1923, he had a highly successful life as a football coach, winning four Big Ten titles at Michigan, as a businessman, a Regent, and Civic leader. National Football Hall of Fame and Michigan Hall of Fame member.