1986 Football Team

Overall Record: 11-2 Conference Record: 7-1
Conference Finish: 1st place tie
National Ranking: AP - No. 8, UPI - No. 7
Coach: Glenn E. "Bo" Schembechler
Captains: Jim Harbaugh, Andy Moeller
All-Americans: Garland Rivers, John Elliott, Jim Harbaugh
All-Conference: Mark Messner, John Elliott, Mark Hammerstein, Jim Harbaugh, Jamie Morris, Garland Rivers
Most Valuable Player: Jim Harbaugh
Meyer Morton Award: Doug Mallory
John Maulbetsch Award: Jeff Brown
Frederick Matthei Award: Jamie Morris
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Ken Higgins
Dick Katcher Award: Dieter Heren
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Mike Hammerstein
Robert P. Ufer Award: Andy Moeller
Trainer: Russ Miller
Assistant coaches: Alex Agase, Tirrel Burton, Lloyd Carr, Jerry Hanlon, Jerry Meter, Gary Moeller, Bob Thornbladh, Elliot Uzelac, Milan Vooletich
Manager: Keith Webster

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Notre Dame  3/- 09/13 A W 24-23 59,075
Oregon State  3/- 09/20 H W 31-12 104,748
Florida State (HC)  5/20- 09/27 H W 20-18 105,507
Wisconsin  4/- 10/04 A W 34-17 75,898
Michigan State  4/- 10/11 H W 27-6 106,141
Iowa  4/8 10/18 H W 20-17 105,879
Indiana  4/- 10/25 A W 38-14 36,964
Illinois  3/- 11/01 H W 69-13 104,122
Purdue  3/- 11/08 A W 31-7 61,323
Minnesota  2/- 11/15 H L 17-20 104,864
Ohio State  6/7 11/22 A W 26-24 90,674
Hawaii  4/- 12/06 A W 27-10 42,735
Arizona State  4/7- 01/01 1 L 15-22 103,168
Totals379-203 1,108,363

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1 - Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end Paul Jokisch (8)
Ken Higgins (4)
Bob Perryman
left tackle Mike Husar (11)
Jerry Quaerna (2)
left guard Michael Dames (11)
Dave Chester (2)
center John Vitale (13)
right guard Mark Hammerstein (12)
Dave Chester
right tackle John Elliott (12)
Mark Hammerstein
tight end Jeffrey Brown (13)
flanker John Kolesar (8)
Greg McMurtry (5)
quarterback Jim Harbaugh (13)
tailback Jamie Morris (11)
Thomas Wilcher (2)
fullback Gerald White (11)
Bob Perryman (2)
Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
defensive tackle Mark Messner (13)
middle guard Billy Harris (13)
defensive tackle David Folkertsma (12)
Jack Walker
outside linebacker John Willingham (12)
Steve Thibert
outside linebacker Dieter Heren (11)
Tim Schulte (2)
inside linebacker Andree McIntyre (9)
Todd Schulte (2)
inside linebacker Andy Moeller (13)
cornerback Garland Rivers (12)
Allen Bishop
cornerback Erik Campbell (11)
David Arnold (2)
strong safety Ivan Hicks (11)
Doug Mallory (2)
free safety Tony Gant (11)
Erik Campbell (2)

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Back Row
Mgr. Keith Webster, Video Coordinator Dave Garlow, Head Trainer Russ Miller, g.a.'s: Paul Alexander, Bill Sheridan, Jim Herrmann, John Johnson, Randy Fichtner, Kevin Kalinich, Tr. Paul Schmidt, Tr. Rex Thompson, Equipment Mgr. Jon Falk, Assistant Denny Morgan, Graduate Assistant John Ferens
11th Row
Assistant coaches: Alex Agase, Cam Cameron, Jerry Meter, Tom Reed, Elliott Uzelac, Gary Moeller, Lloyd Carr, Bill Harris, Jerry Hanlon, Tirrel Burton, Mike Gittleson, Recruiting Coord. Fritz Seyferth, Admin. Ass't. Cliff Dochterman
10th Row
Geoff Bissell, Mark Gutzwiller, Steve Woroniecki, Dave Knight, Steve Zacharias, Todd Plate, Matt McCoy, Greg Zeigler, Byron Lawson, Sean Eastman, Scott Harrala, Joel Boyden, Doug Matton
9th Row
Chris Calloway, Chris Horn, Scott Smykowski, Trey Walker, Jeff Tubo, Curtis Feaster, Mike Kerr, Marc Ramirez, T.J. Osman, Mike Teeter, Doug Daugherty, Huemartin Robinson
8th Row
John Milligan, Tony Boles, Jarrod Bunch, Greg McMurtry, Marc Spencer, Tom Dohring, Warde Manuel, Timothy Williams, Leroy Hoard, Allen Jefferson, Tracy Williams, David Key
7th Row
Olatide Ogunfiditimi, Keith Cooper, Scott Crawford, Joe Holland, Frank Petroff, Pat Olszewski, John Plantz, Sean LaFountaine, Mike Edwards, Rick Hassel, Ted Harris, Gulam Khan
6th Row
Kyle Anderson, Mark Erhardt, Brian Reid, Keith Mitchell, John Herrmann, Brent White, Dave Weil, Derrick Walker, Michael Taylor, Anthony Mitchell, Pat Fitzgerald, Mike DeBoer, Vince Washington
5th Row
Rick Stites, Ernie Bock, Mike Gillette, Scott Mandel, Mike Kovak, John Willingham, Dave Mandel, John Duerr, J.J. Grant, Don Lessner, Bob Stites
4th Row
Ken Mouton, Ernie Holloway, David Arnold, Jeffrey Brown, Dave Dever, Dave Herrick, Michael Dames, Dave Chester, Bob Cernak, Rick Sutkiewicz, John Kolesar, Allen Bishop
3rd Row
Erik Campbell, Mike Husar, Mark Messner, Jack Walker, Steve Thibert, Andree McIntyre, Andy Borowski, Dave Folkertsma, Tim Schulte, John Vitale, Phil Webb, Phil Logas
2nd Row
Jamie Morris, Monte Robbins, Todd Schulte, Billy Harris, Mark Hammerstein, Paul Jokisch, Bob Perryman, Mike Reinhold, John Elliott, Jerry Quaerna, Carlitos Bostic, Chris Zurbrugg, Head Coach "Bo" Schembechler
Front Row
Ken Higgins, Pat Moons, Garland Rivers, Ivan Hicks, Andy Moeller, Tony Gant, Jim Harbaugh, Gerald White, Thomas Wilcher, Dieter Heren, Doug Mallory, Russell Rein