1970 Football Team

Overall Record: 9-1 Conference Record: 6-1
Conference Finish: 2nd place tie
National Ranking: AP - No. 9, UPI - No. 7
Coach: Glenn E. "Bo" Schembechler
Captain: Don Moorhead, Henry Hill
All-Americans: Dan Dierdorf, Marty Huff, Henry Hill
All-Conference: Phil Seymour, Dan Dierdorf, Guy Murdock, Billy Taylor, Marty Huff, Paul Staroba, Reggie McKenzie, Don Moorhead, Pete Newell, Henry Hill, Tom Darden
Most Valuable Player: Henry Hill, Don Moorhead
Meyer Morton Award: Jim Betts
John Maulbetsch Award: Tom Coyle
Frederick Matthei Award: Bruce Elliott
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: John Harpring
Trainer: Lindsy McLean
Assistant coaches: Tirrel Burton, Jerry Hanlon, Dick Hunter, Frank Maloney, George Mans, Gary Moeller, Larry Smith, Chuck Stobart, Jim Young
Manager: Neil Hiller

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Arizona   8/- 09/19 H W 20-9 80,386
Washington 10/- 09/26 A W 17-3 57,500
Texas A&M   9/- 10/03 H W 14-10 71,732
Purdue   7/- 10/10 A W 29-0 69,022
Michigan State   6/- 10/17 H W 34-20 103,580
Minnesota (HC)   5/- 10/24 H W 39-13 83,496
Wisconsin   5/- 10/31 A W 29-15 72,389
Illinois   5/- 11/07 H W 42-0 70,781
Iowa   5/- 11/14 H W 55-0 66,189
Ohio State   4/- 11/21 A L 9-20 87,331
Totals288-90 762,406

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end Paul Staroba (9)
Paul Seymour
left tackle John Harpring (9)
Dan Dierdorf
left guard Reggie McKenzie (10)
center Guy Murdock (10)
right guard Thomas Coyle (8)
Werner Hall (2)
right tackle Dan Dierdorf (9)
Jack Harpring
tight end Paul Seymour (9)
Paul Staroba
quarterback Don Moorhead (10)
fullback Fritz Seyferth (7)
Lance Scheffler
Bill Berutti
Glenn Doughty
left halfback Glenn Doughty (8)
Billy Taylor
Fritz Seyferth
right halfback Billy Taylor (8)
Preston Henry
Glenn Doughty
Starting Lineups Defense      
PositionPlayer
left end Phil Seymour (6)
Tim Killian (2)
Al Carpenter (2)
left tackle Thomas Beckman (8)
Ed Moore
Michael Keller
middle guard Henry Hill (10)
right tackle Pete Newell (9)
Tony Smith
right end Michael Keller (7)
Thomas Beckman (2)
Phil Seymour
w. linebacker Mike Taylor (5)
Ed Moore (2)
Mike Oldham (2)
Donald Eaton
middle linebacker Marty Huff (10)
cornerback Frank Gusich (10)
ws halfback Bruce Elliott (7)
Dave Rather (2)
Mike Taylor
ss halfback Thomas Darden (9)
Mike Taylor
safety James Betts (10)

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1970 Team Photo
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Back Row
Trainer Mike Willie, Assistant coaches Frank Maloney, Jerry Hanlon, George Mans, Tirrel Burton, Gary Moeller, Dick Hunter, Chuck Stobart, Jim Young, Larry Smith, Manager Neil Hiller, Head Trainer Lindsy McLean
5th row Row
Tom Ferchau, John Pighee, Greg Ellis, Bob Mogulich, Tony Smith, Tom Poplawski, Mark Duffy, Bill Moran, Bill Haslett, Don Eaton, Carroll Damron, Bob Swan, Coach "Bo" Schembechler
4th Row
Bill Ross, Gary Coakley, Bob Rosema, Mike Smith, John Cilluffo, Randy Logan, Tom Kee, Bill Hart, Tom Coyle, Jack McBride, Jerry Schumacher, Jim Coode, "Bo" Rather, John Daniels
3rd Row
Frank Gusich, Bruce Elliott, Butch Carpenter, Tom Beckman, Mike Oldham, Reggie McKenzie, Fritz Seyferth, Dana Coin, Tom Huiskens, Jim Brandstatter, Dave Zuccarelli, Preston Henry, Paul Seymour, Scott Hulke
2nd Row
Greg Harrison, Bill Berutti, Ed Baldwin, Tom Nieman, Lance Scheffler, Jerry Dutcher, Fred Grambau, Tom Darden, Glenn Doughty, Guy Murdock, Mike Keller, Bill Taylor, Mike Taylor, John Wolff
Front Row
Marty Huff, Pete Newell, Ed Moore, Dan Dierdorf, Tim Killian, Jack Harpring, Co-captain Henry Hill, Co-captain Don Moorhead, Paul Staroba, Werner Hall, Dick McCoy, Bill Harris, Phil Seymour, Jim Betts