1934 Football Team

Overall Record: 1-7 Conference Record: 0-6
Conference Finish: 10th place
Coach: Harry G. Kipke
Captain: Thomas Austin
Most Valuable Player: Gerald Ford
Meyer Morton Award: Matt Patanelli
Trainer: Ray Roberts
Assistant coaches: Franklin Cappon, Ray Courtwright, Ray Fisher, Jack Heston, Clifford Keen, Bennie Oosterbaan, Walter Weber
Manager: George Y. Duffy, Robert Olsen (ass't), Daniel F. Hulgrave (ass't), Robert Hilty (ass't)

OpponentDateSiteResult Attend.
Michigan State 10/06 H L 0-16 25,644
Chicago 10/13 A L 0-27 18,013
Georgia Tech 10/20 H W 9-2 20,901
Illinois (HC) 10/27 H L 6-7 34,822
Minnesota 11/03 A L 0-34 59,362
Wisconsin 11/10 H L 0-10 21,963
Ohio State 11/17 A L 0-34 62,893
Northwestern 11/24 H L 6-13 19,196
Totals21-143262,794

Starting Lineups                  
PositionPlayer
left end Matt Patanelli (6)
Mike Savage (2)
left tackle John Viergever (8)
left guard Willard Hildebrand (8)
center Gerald Ford (8)
right guard William Borgmann (8)
right tackle Thomas Austin (7)
Tage Jacobson
right end Willis Ward (5)
Mike Savage (2)
Matt Patanelli
quarterback Ferris Jennings (7)
Russ Oliver
fullback Cedric Sweet (5)
John Regeczi (2)
Steve Remias
left halfback Vincent Aug (5)
John Regeczi
Howard Triplehorn
Willis Ward
right halfback John Regeczi (4)
Joseph Ellis
Willis Ward
Matt Patanelli
Chris Everhardus

View full 1934 roster (from all-time roster database, includes non-lettermen and freshmen)


1934 Team Photo
1934 team photo
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[Note: photo includes only varsity letter winners]

Back Row
Frank Bissel, Joseph Ellis, Matt Patanelli, Chris Everhardus, Harold Sears
Fourth Row
Trainer Ray Roberts, Cedric Sweet, Steve Remias, Cloyce Hanshue, Vincent Aug, Robert Amrine, manager George Duffy
Third Row
Chester Beard, Russell Fuog, Bill Borgmann, Willard Hildebrand, Gerald Ford, Willis Ward, Tage Jacobson, Russ Oliver
Second Row
Howard Triplehorn, Michael Savage, Coach Harry Kipke, captain Tom Austin, Director Fielding Yost, John Regeczi, John Viergever
Front Row
George Bolas, Ferris Jennings

1934 Team Photo
1934 team photo
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View full squad photo (from half-tone picture in game program)