1991 Football Team

Overall Record: 10-2 Conference Record: 8-0
Conference Finish: 1st place
National Ranking: AP - No. 6, CNN/USA Today - No. 6
Coach: Gary O. Moeller
Captain: Erick Anderson, Greg Skrepenak
All-Americans: Erick Anderson, Desmond Howard, Matt Elliott, Greg Skrepenak
All-Conference: J.D. Carlson, Dean Dingman, Tripp Welborne, Jon Vaughn, Greg Skrepenak, Desmond Howard, Erick Anderson, Matt Elliott, Mike Evans, Ricky Powers, Elvis Grbac, Chris Hutchinson
Most Valuable Player: Desmond Howard
Meyer Morton Award: Desmond Howard
John Maulbetsch Award: Steve Morrison
Frederick Matthei Award: Steve Morrison
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: David Ritter
Dick Katcher Award: Mike Evans
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Greg Skrepenak
Robert P. Ufer Award: Matt Elliot
Roger Zatkoff Award: Erick Anderson
Trainer: Paul Schmidt
Assistant coaches: Tirrel Burton, Cam Cameron, Lloyd Carr, Jerry Hanlon, Bill Harris, Jim Herrmann, Les Miles, Bobby Morrison, Tom Reed
Managers: Brian Bickner, Scott Hanel, David Henderson, Marc Jacobson, Andy Riegler, Dave Schueler, Lance Satterthwaite, Mark Vainisi, Michael Weiskopf,

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Boston College  2/- 09/07 A W 35-13 32,071
Notre Dame  3/7 09/14 H W 24-14 106,138
Florida State  3/1 09/28 H L 31-51 106,145
Iowa  7/9 10/05 A W 43-24 70,220
Michigan State  5/- 10/12 A W 45-28 80,157
Indiana (HC)  4/- 10/19 H W 24-16 106,097
Minnesota  4/- 10/25 A W 52-6 32,577
Purdue  4/- 11/02 H W 42-0 105,401
Northwestern  4/- 11/09 H W 59-14 102,087
Illinois  4/25 11/16 A W 20-0 66,757
Ohio State  4/18 11/23 H W 31-3 106,156
Washington  4/2 01/01 1 L 14-34 103,566
Totals420-203 1,017,372

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1 - Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end Desmond Howard (12)
left tackle Greg Skrepenak (12)
left guard Matt Elliott (8)
Doug Skene (4)
center Steve Everitt (7)
Matt Elliott (4)
Marc Milia
right guard Joe Cocozzo (12)
right tackle Rob Doherty (12)
tight end Dave Diebolt (11)
Tony McGee
flanker Yale VanDyne (10)
Derrick Alexander
Tony McGee
quarterback Elvis Grbac (12)
tailback Ricky Powers (11)
Jesse Johnson
fullback Burnie Legette (10)
Greg McThomas (2)
Starting Lineups Defense       
PositionPlayer
defensive tackle Mike Evans (12)
middle guard Buster Stanley (6)
Ninef Aghakhan (4)
Tony Henderson (2)
defensive tackle Chris Hutchinson (8)
Buster Stanley (4)
outside linebacker Brian Townsend (9)
Martin Davis (3)
outside linebacker Neil Simpson (6)
Matt Dyson (2)
Otis Williams
Alfie Burch
Brian Townsend
Pat Maloney
inside linebacker Marcus Walker (6)
Steve Morrison (6)
inside linebacker Erick Anderson (12)
short cornerback Dwayne Ware (12)
wide cornerback Lance Dottin (12)
strong safety Otis Williams (11)
David Ritter
free safety Corwin Brown (12)

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Back Row
Lee Taggert, Paul Schmidt, Phil Bromley, Jeff Long, Bob Chmiel, TJ Weist, Jim Hermann, Bobby Morrison, Tirrel Burton, Lloyd Carr, Jerry Hanlon, Tom Reed, Bill Harris, Cam Cameron, Les Miles, Mike Gittleson, Jon Falk, Todd Jager, Ed Whited
7th Row
Ken Mouton, Kevin Keenan, Jeff Watson, Jim Plocki, Mike Landsittel, Bob Bland, James Buda, *John Davidson, *Jason Wallace, Michael Tilmann, Adam Pratt, Todd Richards, *Jay Riemersma, Mike Bossary, Irv Sigler, Phil Dorn, Matt McCoy, Mark Woodson, Mark Bonnsetter
6th Row
*Brad Blazy, Mike Sullivan, Jason Carr, Walter Reggan, Felman Malveaux, Jason Horn, Eddie Davis, Jamie Mignon, Trent Zenkewicz, Trezelle Jenkins, Tyrone Wheatley, Paul Barry, Che Foster, Joe Marinaro, Carig Randall, Ante Skorput, Damon Southward, Brian Smith, Rob Vanderleest
5th Row
Pete Elezovic, Joshua Wuerfel, Justin Carlson, Michael Looby, Matt Brady, Brian Foster, Mike Lyons, Marc Elliott, *Gordon Laro, John Jaeckin, Shonte Peoples, Julian Swearengin, Dave Henkel, Sergio Gasperoni, Eric Lovell, Mike Julier, Lasker Smith, Dorian Taylor
4th Row
Mike Lewis, *Charlie Stumb, Walter Smith, Jason Kendrick, Shawn Miller, Greg McThomas, Steve Morrison, Deon Johnson, Todd Collins, Ricky Powers, Nate Holdren, Matt Dyson, Tony Henderson, Gannon Dudlar, Marcus Walker, Jesse Johnson, Bobby Powers, Troy Plate, Ron Buff
3rd Row
John Albertson, Craig Randall, Mike Nadlicki, William Steuk, Dennis Washington, Coleman Wallace, Steve Rekowski, Dave Dobreff, Tony McGee, Burnie Legette, Derrick Alexander, Sylvester Stanley, Marc Burkholder, Marc Milia, Alfie Burch, Eric Graves, Ninef Aghakhan, Tony Blankenship, Kevin Hedding
2nd Row
Brian Foster, Paul Manning, Doug Skene, Brian Wallace, Rob Doherty, Martin Davis, Neil Simpson, Matt Elliott, Erick Anderson, Greg Skrepenak, Mike Evans, Alex Marshall, Chris Hutchinson, Joe Cocozzo, Steve Everitt, Eric Knuth, John Woodlock, Barry Kelley
Front Row
Eddie Azcona, Adam Pratt, Dwayne Ware, Pat Maloney, Yale Van Dyne, Dave Diebolt, J.D. Carlson, Corwin Brown, Elvis Grbac, Desmond Howard, Otis Williams, Lance Dottin, Ken Sollom, Dave Ritter, Brian Townsend, Randy Stark, Livetius Johnson, Head Coach Gary Moeller

* = left team