University of Michigan Football

Wolverine Football Captains
Year Captain Year Captain Year Captain
1979 David N. DeTar  1880 John Chase  1881 Walter Horton
1882 William J. Olcott  1883 William J. Olcott  1884 Horace Prettyman
1885 Horace Prettyman   1886 Horace Prettyman   1887 John L. Duffy
1888 James E. Duffy  1889 Edgar McPherran   1890 William C. Malley
1891 James Van Inwagen  1892 George B. Dygert  1893 George B. Dygert
1894 James Baird  1895 Fred Henninger  1896 Henry M. Senter
1897 James R. Hogg  1898 John W. Bennett  1899 Allen Steckle
1900 Neil Snow  1901 Hugh White  1902 Harrison "Boss" Weeks
1903 Curtis Redden  1904 William M. Heston  1905 Fred S. Norcross
1906 John S. Curtis  1907 Paul Magoffin  1908 Adolph "Germany" Schulz
1909 David W. Allerdice  1910 Albert W. Benbrook  1911 Fred L.Conklin
1912 George C. Thomson  1913 George Paterson  1914 James W. Raynsford
1915 William D. Cochran  1916 John Maulbetsch  1917 Cedric C. Smith
1918 Elton E. "Tad" Wieman  1919 Angus Goetz  1920 Angus Goetz
1921 Robert L. Dunne  1922 Paul L. Goebel  1923 Harry G. Kipke
1924 Herbert F. Steger  1925 Robert Brown  1926 Benny Friedman
1927 Bennie G. Oosterbaan  1928 George Rich  1929 Joe Truskowski
1930 James Simrall  1931 Roy Hudson 
1932 Ivan Williamson  1933 Stanley Fay  1934 Thomas Austin
1935William Renner  1936 Matt Patanelli  1937 Joe Rinaldi
1938 Fred Janke  1939 Archie Kodros  1940 Forest Evashevski
1941 Robert Westfall  1942 George Ceithaml  1943 Paul White
1944 Bob Wiese  1945 Joe Ponsetto  1946 Art Renner
1947 Bruce Hilkene  1948 Dominic Tomasi  1949 Alvin Wistert
1950 R. Allen Wahl  1951 William Putich  1952 Merritt Green
1953 Richard O'Shaughnessy  1954 Ted Cachey  1955 Ed Meads
1956 Tom Maentz  1957 Jime Orwig  1958 Joh Herrnstein
1959 George Genyk  1960 Gerald Smith  1961 George Mans
1962 Bob Brown  1963 Joe O'Donnell  1964 Jim Conley
1965 Tom Cecchini  1966 Jack Clancy  1967 Joe Dayton
1968 Ron Johnson  1969 Jim Mandich  1970 Don Moorhead
Henry Hill
1971 Frank Gusich
Guy Murdock
  1972 Tom Coyle
Randy Logan
  1973 David Gallagher
Paul Seal
1974 David Brown
Dennis Franklin
  1975 Don Dufek
Kirk Lewis
  1976 Kirk Lewis
Rob Lytle
Calvin O'Neal
1977 Dwight Hicks
Walt Downing
  1978 Russell Davis
Jerry Meter
  1979 John Arbeznik
Ron Simpkins
1980 Andy Cannavino
George Lilja
  1981 Kurt Becker
Robert Thompson
  1982 Anthony Carter
Paul Girgash
Robert Thompson
1983 Stefan Humphries
John Lott
  1984 Doug James
Mike Mallory
  1985 Brad Cochran
Eric Kattus
Mike Mallory
1986 Jim Harbaugh
Andy Moeller
  1987 Jamie Morris
Doug Mallory
  1988 Mark Messner
John Vitale
1989 J.J. Grant
Derrick Walker
  1990 Jarrod Bunch
John Milligan
  1991 Erick Anderson
Greg Skrepenek
1992 Corwin Brown
Chris Hutchinson
Elvis Grbac
  1993 Buster Stanley
Ricky Powers
  1994 Steve Morrison
Walter Smith
1995 Jarrett Irons
Joe Marinaro
  1996 Jarrett Irons
Rod Payne
  1997 Jon Jansen
Eric Mayes
1998 Jon Jansen
Juaquin Feazell
  1999 Tom Brady
Steve Hutchinson
Rob Renes
  2000 Steve Hutchinson
Anthony Thomas
James Whitley
Eric Wilson
2001 Eric Brackins
Shawn Thompson
  2002 Bennie Joppru
Victor Hobson
  2003 Grant Bowman
Carl Diggs
John Navarre
2004 David Baas
Marlin Jackson
  2005 Jason Avant
Pat Massey
  2006 LaMarr Woodley
Jake Long
2007 Jake Long
Mike Hart
  2008* Mike Massey
Tim Jamison
Will Johnson
Terrance Taylor
  2009* Stevie Brown
Brandon Graham
Zoltan Mesko
Mark Ortmann
2010 Mark Moundros
Steve Schilling
  2011 Kevin Koger
Mike Martin
David Molk
2012 Jordan Kovacs
Denard Robinson
2013 Courtney Avery
Taylor Lewan
Cam Gordon
Jake Ryan
* in 2008 and 2009 game captains were seleced for each game and permanent captains were named at the end of the season