1936 Football Team

Overall Record: 1-7 Conference Record: 0-5
Conference Finish: 8th place tie
Coach: Harry G. Kipke
Captain: Matt Patanelli
Most Valuable Player: Matt Patanelli
Meyer Morton Award: John Jordan
Trainer: Ray Roberts
Assistant coaches: Franklin Cappon, Ray Courtwright, Ray Fisher, Clifford Keen, Bennie Oosterbaan, Walter Weber, Francis Wistert
Manager: William Bates, Fred Colombo (ass't), Ned A. Kilmer (ass't), Lee Moore (ass't), Edward M. Watson (ass't)

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Michigan State 10/03 H L 7-21 45,656
Indiana 10/10 H L 3-14 19,110
Minnesota 10/17 A L 0-26 41,209
Columbia   -/- 10/24 H W 13-0 23,835
Illinois (HC)   -/- 10/31 H L 6-9 29,901
Pennsylvania   -/15 11/07 A L 7-27 30,501
Northwestern   -/1 11/14 H L 0-9 28,295
Ohio State   -/18 11/21 A L 0-21 56,277
Totals36-127 274,784

Starting Lineups                  
PositionPlayer
left end Matt Patanelli (8)
left tackle Don Siegal (5)
Fred Janke (3)
left guard Jesse Garber (6)
John Brennan (2)
center Joe Rinaldi (8)
right guard George Marzonie (5)
Clarence Vandewater
Frank Bissell
Fred Ziem
right tackle James Lincoln (3)
Forrest Jordan (2)
Earle Luby (2)
Melvin Kramer
right end Dan Smick (5)
Arthur Valpey (2)
Alex Loiko
quarterback William Barclay (7)
Louis Levine
fullback Cedric Sweet (7)
Edward Stanton
left halfback Robert Cooper (4)
Stark Ritchie (2)
Wallace Hook
John Smithers
right halfback John Smithers (6)
Edward Phillips
Stark Ritchie

View full 1936 roster (from all-time roster database, includes non-lettermen and freshmen)


1936 Team Photo
1936 team photo
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[Note: photo includes only varsity letter winners]

Back Row
Ed Stanton, Louis Levine, John Jordan, Don Siegel, Art Valpey, Clarence Vandewater, Fred Ziem
Third Row
manager Bates, George Marzonie, Earle Luby, Fred Janke, Joe Rinaldi, John Smithers, John Brennan, James Lincoln
Second Row
Robert Cooper, Jesse Garber, Coach Harry Kipke, captain Matt Patanelli, Director Fielding Yost, Stark Ritchie, Chester Stabb
Front Row
Wally Hook, William Barclay, Ed Phillips

1936 Full Squad Photo
1936 team photo
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