1969 Football Team

Overall Record: 8-3 Conference Record: 6-1
Conference Finish: 1st place tie (Ohio State)
National Ranking: AP - No. 9, UPI - No. 8
Coach: Glenn E. "Bo" Schembechler
Captain: Jim Mandich
All-Americans: James M. Mandich, Thomas N. Curtis
All-Conference: Jim Mandich, Phil Seymour, Tom Curtis, Dan Dierdorf, Guy Murdock, Billy Taylor, Marty Huff
Most Valuable Player: Jim Mandich
Meyer Morton Award: Don Moorhead
John Maulbetsch Award: Glenn Doughty
Frederick Matthei Award: Jack Harpring
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Brian Healy
Trainer: Lindsy Mclean
Assistant coaches: Jerry Hanlon, Dick Hunter, Louie Lee, Frank Maloney, George Mans, Gary Moeller, Larry Smith, Chuck Stobart, Jim Young
Manager: Robert Kohn

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Vanderbilt   -/- 09/20 H W 42-14 70,183
Washington 20/- 09/27 H W 45-7 49,684
Missouri 13/9 10/04 H L 17-40 64,476
Purdue    -/9 10/11 H W 31-20 80,411
Michigan State 13/- 10/18 A L 12-23 79,368
Minnesota   -/- 10/25 A W 35-9 44,028
Wisconsin (HC) 20/- 11/01 H W 35-7 60,438
Illinois 18/- 11/08 A W 57-0 35,270
Iowa 14/- 11/15 A W 51-6 45,981
Ohio State 12/1 11/22 H W 24-12 103,588
USC  7/5 01/01 1 L 3-10 103,878
Totals 352-148 737,305

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1 - Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
left end Jim Mandich (8)
Mike Keller (2)
Cecil Pryor
left tackle Jack Harpring (8)
Fred Grambau (2)
Dan Dierdorf
left guard Bob Baumgartner (9)
Henry Hill (2)
center Guy Murdock (7)
Pete Newell (2)
Tim Killian (2)
right guard Richard Caldarazzo (8)
Henry Hill
Al Carpenter
Cecil Pryor
right tackle Dan Dierdorf (7)
Marty Huff (2)
Jack Harpring
Pete Newell
right end William Harris (4)
Paul Staroba (3)
Mike Hankwitz (2)
Ed Moore (2)
quarterback Don Moorhead (11)
fullback Garvie Craw (7)
John Gabler (3)
Fritz Seyferth
left halfback Glenn Doughty (4)
Billy Taylor (3)
Barry Pierson
Marty Huff
Jim Betts
Tom Darden
right halfback Garvie Craw (3)
John Gabler (3)
Brian Healy (2)
Preston Henry (2)
Bruce Elliott
Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
left end Michael Keller (11)
left tackle Fred Grambau (11)
middle guard Henry Hill (11)
right tackle Pete Newell (11)
right end Cecil Pryor (11)
linebacker Marty Huff (11)
linebacker Ed Moore (10)
Mike Taylor
wolfman Thomas Darden (10)
Frank Gusich
halfback Barry Pierson (11)
halfback Brian Healey (11)
safety Thomas Curtis (11)

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1969 Team Photo

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Back Row
Dick Lindenfeld, Frank Gusich, Robert Rosema, Mike Smith, William Ross, Dennis Connell, Scott Hulke, Tom Alexander, ?, Jim Schmitz
8th Row
Ed Woolley, Tom Huiskens, Paul Seymour, Reggie McKenzie, Donald Shaw, Jim Brandstatter, Mike Oldham, Fred Grambau, Tom Beckman
7th Row
Guy Murdock, Fritz Seyferth, Bruce Elliott, Allen Carpenter, Mike Keller, Dave Zuccarelli, Dana Coin, Preston Henry, George Mans
6th Row
Michael Taylor, Tom Darden, Tom Nieman, John Wolff, Gerald Dutcher, Ed Baldwin, Glen Doughty, William Taylor, Louie Lee*
5th Row
Bill Berutti, Thomas Takach, Lance Scheffler, Dick McCoy, Pete Newell, Dan Parks, Bill Harris, Greg Harrison, Jim Young*
4th Row
George Zuganelis, Paul Staroba, Jim Betts, Jack Harpring, Marty Huff, Ed Moore, Don Moorehead,Tim Killian, Frank Maloney*,
3rd Row
Henry Hill, Robert Ritley, Joe Lukz, Timothy Wadhams, Richard Brown, Eric Federico, Mark Werner, Dan Dierdorf, Robert White, Chuck Stobart*
2nd Row
Jerry Hanlon*, Dick Hunter*, Gary Moeller*, Larry Smith* Morris Abrahams, Jerry Imsland, Joe Jones, Barry Pierson, Richard Caldarazzo, Al Francis, Peter Sarantos, Werner Hall, Mike Hankwitz, coach Bo Schembechler
Front Row
Phil Seymour, Frank Titas, Bob Baumgartner, Tom Curtis, captain Jim Mandich, Brian Healey, John Gabler, Garvie Craw, Cecil Pryor

* = assistant coach