1995 Football Team

Overall Record: 9-4 Conference Record: 5-3
Conference Finish: 3rd place tie
National Ranking: AP - No. 17, CNN/USA Today - No. 19
Coach: Lloyd Carr
Captain: Jarrett Irons, Joe Marinaro
All-Americans: Jason Horn, Jon Runyan
All-Conference: Jason Horn, Jarrett Irons, Jon Runyan, Clarence Thompson, Charles Woodson, Rod Payne
Most Valuable Player: Tshimanga Biakabutuka
Meyer Morton Award: Jarrett Irons
John Maulbetsch Award: Jon Jansen
Meyer Morton Award: Jay Riemersma
John Maulbetsch Award: Jon Jansen
Frederick Matthei Award: Jarrett Irons
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Jay Riemersma
Dick Katcher Award: Jason Horn
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Joe Marinaro
Robert P. Ufer Award: Jason Carr
Roger Zatkoff Award: Jarrett Irons
Trainer: Paul Schmidt
Assistant coaches: Vance Bedford, Erik Campbell, Kit Cartwright, Mike DeBord, Jim Herrmann, Brady Hoke, Fred Jackson, Greg Mattison, Bobby Morrison
Managers: Jason Armstrong, Joe Allore, Adam Clous, Patrick Bolger, Jared Drinkwater, Michael Levine, Joel Gerring, Ed Magnus, Sami Samaha, Tibor Tuske

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Virginia *  14/17 08/26 H W 18-17 101,444
Illinois  13/25 09/02 A W 38-14 70,193
Memphis  11/- 09/09 H W 24-7 100,862
Boston College  9/- 09/16 A W 23-13 44,500
Miami (Ohio)  8/- 09/30 H W 38-19 104,484
Northwestern  6/25 10/07 H L 13-19 104,642
Indiana  10/- 10/21 A W 34-17 44,623
Minnesota (HC)  9/- 10/28 H W 52-17 104,929
Michigan State  7/- 11/04 A L 25-28 74,667
Purdue  13/- 11/11 H W 5-0 103,721
Penn State  12/19 11/18 A L 17-27 96,677
Ohio State  18/2 11/25 H W 31-23 106,288
Texas A&M  14/19 12/28 1 L 20-22 64,597
Totals 338-223 1,121,627

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* - Pigskin Classic
1 - Alamo Bowl, San Antonio, Texas

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end Amani Toomer (12)
Jerame Tuman
left tackle Jon Runyan (13)
left guard Zach Adami (12)
Damon Denson
center Rod Payne (13)
right guard Joe Marinaro (13)
right tackle Jon Jansen (13)
tight end Jay Riemersma (12)
Jerame Tuman
flanker Mercury Hayes (12)
Rob Vander Leest
quarterback Brian Griese (9)
Scott Dreisbach (4)
tailback Tshimanga Biakabutuka (12)
Ed Davis
fullback Chris Floyd (6)
Rob Vander Leest (2)
George Howell (2)
Chris Howard
Jerame Tuman
Mark Campbell
Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
defensive tackle Trent Zenkewicz (11)
William Carr
Ben Huff
middle guard William Carr (8)
Jason Horn (5)
defensive tackle Jason Horn (7)
Juaquin Feazell (6)
defensive end Glen Steele (11)
Rasheed Simmons
Juaquin Feazell
outside linebacker Mike Elston (8)
David Bowens (4)
Steve King
inside linebacker Jarrett Irons (13)
inside linebacker Rob Swett (8)
Sam Sword (4)
Clint Copenhaver
short cornerback Clarence Thompson (11)
Woodrow Hankins (2)
wide cornerback Charles Woodson (12)
Tyrone Noble
strong safety Steve King (11)
Clarence Thompson (2)
free safety Chuck Winters (7)
Marcus Ray (6)

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Back Row
Todd Jager, Paul Schmidt, Chad Brown, Mike Gittleson, John Milligan, Vance Bedford, Brady Hoke, Jim Herrmann, Greg Mattison, Mike DeBord, Fred Jackson, Bobby Morrison, Kit Cartwright, Erik Campbell, Scoff Draper, Jon Falk, Phil Bromley, Steve Connelley
8th Row
Paul Barry, Harold Goodwin. Jason Cole, Brian Townsend, Jim Plocki, Joe Allore, Kevin Bryant, J.H. Ford, Clarence Williams, Unwana Ubom, Jeff Smokovitch, Kenneth Jackson, Tate Schanski, Bob Bland, Brian Hagens, Gordon Grace, Shomy Shembechler, Matt Hamilton
7th Row
Daydrion Taylor, Rob Renes, David Bowens, Tom Brady, Steve Frazier, DiAllo Johnson, Aaron Shea, Eric Moltane, Jeff Potts, Chris Ziemann, Ron Acheson, Pat Kratus,Tai Streets, Josh Williams, James Hall, Brent Washington, Charles Woodson
6th Row
Tyrone Butterfield, Marcus Ray, Andre Weathers, Jay Feely, Nate Miller, David Crispin, Matt Sygo, Terrance Quinn, Darren Petterson, Ed Kiser, Patrick Hill, Eric Mayes, Scott Parachek
5th Row
Anthony Williams, Kraig Baker, Todd Brooks, Scott Dreisbach, Chris Howard, Chris Floyd, Mark Campbell, Rasheed Simmons, Jon Janson, Noah Parker, Chris Singletary, Sam Sword, Jerome Tuman, Clint Copenhaver, Juaquin Feazell
4th Row
William Carr, Nate DeLong, Joe Ries, Brent Blackwell, Mike Elston, Ben Huff, Jeff Springer, Josh Cockrell, Sean Parini, Colby Keefer, Thomas Mondry, Matt De Young, Paul Peristeris
3rd Row
Bryan Williams, Clarence Thompson, Tshimanga Biakabutuka, Earnest Sanders, Glen Steele, Damon Denson, Zach Adami, John Partchenko, Rob Swett, Brian Griese, Scot Loeffler, George Howell, Mike Hynes
2nd Row
Charles Winters, Jarrett Irons, Steve King, Tyrone Noble, Remy Hamilton, Rod Payne, Jon Runyan, Thomas Guynes, Mark Bolach, Eric Wendt, Mike Vanderbeek, Woodrow Hankins, Deollo Anderson
Front Row
Lloyd Carr. Jason Carr, Jay Riemersma, Mike Sullivan, Trent Zenkewicz, Joe Marinaro, Ed Davis, Jason Horn, Amani Toomer, Mercury Hayes, Jean-Agnus Charles, Todd Vander Least, Todd Richards