2006 Football Team

Overall Record: 11-2Conference Record: 7-1
Conference Finish: 2nd (T)
National Ranking: AP -6; ESPN/USA Today - 9
Coach: Lloyd Carr
Captain: Jake Long, LaMarr Woodley
All-Americans: Leon Hall, Jake Long, LaMarr Woodley
All-Conference: Alan Branch, David Harris, Leon Hall, Adam Kraus, Mike Hart, Jake Long, Mario Manningham, Garret Rivas, Lamarr Woodley
Most Valuable Player: David Harris, Mike Hart
Meyer Morton Award: Steve Breaston
John Maulbetsch Award: Kevin Grady
Frederick Matthei Award: Jake Long
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Carl Tabb
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Jake Long
Robert P. Ufer Award: Mark Bihl, LaMarr Woodley
Roger Zatkoff Award:
Dick Katcher Award: LaMarr Woodley
Desmond Howard Wide Receiver Award: Mario Manningham
Charles Woodson Defensive Back Award: Leon Hall
Speical Teams Player of the Year: Steve Breaston
Outstanding Offensive Contributor: Obi Oluigbo
Outstanding Defensive Contributor: Rondell Biggs, Preston Burgess
Ben Huff Champion of the Year: Mike Carl
Brandstatter/Beckman Coaches Award: Brian Thompson, Jerome Jackson
Jon Falk Award: Reuben Riley
Paul Schmidt Award: Jeremy Van Alstyne
Mike Gittelson Award: David Harris
David Brandon Leadership Award: Jake Long, LaMarr Woodley
Derek Howard Award: Darnell Hood
Trainer: Paul Schmidt
Assistant coaches: Erik Campbell, Mike DeBord, Ron English, Fred Jackson, Ron Lee, Scot Loeffler, Andy Moeller, Steve Stripling, Steve Szabo
Student Managers: Senior manager Cody Cejda, Branden Miller, Zac Baker, Kyle Bassman, Teddy Berlin, Anthony Blake, Josh Borson, Scott Jacobs, Michael Laske, Matt Lewis , Nicholas Moloci, Beth Mumaw, Asim Quraeshi, Matt Rosenbloom, Tyler Redlitz, Mark Stasik

Opponent Rank DateSiteResult Attend.
Vanderbilt  14/- 9/2 H W 27-7 109,668
Central Michigan  10/- 9/9 H W 41-17 108,712
Notre Dame  11/2 9/16 A W 47-21 80,795
Wisconsin  6/ 9/23 H W 27-13 111,058
Minnesota  6/9 9/30 A W 28-14 50,805
Michigan State  6/- 10/7 H W 31-13 111,349
Penn State  4/- 10/14 A W 17-10 110,007
Iowa  2/- 10/121 H W 20-6 110,923
Northwestern  2/- 10/28 H W 17-3 109,114
Ball State  2/- 11/4 H W 43-26 109,359
Indiana  2/- 11/11 A W 34-3 42,320
Ohio State  2/ 11/18 A L 39-42 105,708
Southern California  3/8 1/1 1 L 18-32 93,852
Total Points380-207 1,253,670

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1 - Rose Bowl Bowl, Pasadena, California

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end Steve Breaston (12)
Carl Tabb (1)
Carl Tabb# (1)
left tackle Jake Long (13)
left guard Adam Kraus (13)
center Mark Bihl (13)
right guard Alex Mitchell (12)
Justin Boren (1)
right tackle Reuben Riley (13)
Alex Mitchell (1)

tight end Tyler Ecker (8)
Mike Massey (2)
Carson Butler (3)
Carson Butler* (3)


wide receiver Mario Maningham (9)
Carl Tabb (2)
Adrian Arrington (2)
Adrian Arrington# (2)
Greg Mathews# (1)


quarterback Chad Henne (13)
tailback Mike Hart (13)
fullback Obi Oluigbo (4)
Brian Thompson (1)


* = started in two tight end formation
# = started in three wide receiver formation


Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
defensive end LaMarr Woodley (13)

defensive tackle
nose tackle
Terrance Taylor (2)
Terrance Taylor (9)
defensive tackle Alan Branch (13)

defensive end Rondell Biggs (13)

strong side linebacker Shawn Crable (9)
middle linebacker David Harris (11)
Prescott Burgess (1)
Chris Gaham (1)
weak side linebacker Prescott Burgess (8)
Chris Harris (3)
Dave Harris (2)

left cornerback Leon Hall (13)
Brandon Harrison* (4)
strong safety Jamar Adams (12)
Willis Baringer (1)
free safety Brandent Englemon (5)
Ryan Mundy (5)
Willis Barringer (2)
Jamar Adams# (1)
Ryan Mundy * (1)
right cornerback Morgan Trent (11)
Charles Stewart (2)
Brandon Harrison* (1)
* = started in nickel or dime package

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2006 Team Photo
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Front Row:
Leon Hall, Willis Barringer, Steve Breaston, Rueben Riley, Brian Thompson, Dave Harris, Mark Bihl, Head Coach Lloyd Carr, LaMarr Woodley, Tyler Ecker, Rondell Biggs, Jeremy Van Alstyne, Carl Tabb, Darnell Hood, Garrett Rivas.
Second Row:
Alijah Bradley, Jerome Jackson, Max Pollock, Turner Booth, Ryan Mundy, Jeff Kastl, Prescott Burgess, Shawn Crable, Mike Kolodziej, Jake Long, Adam Kraus, Will Paul, Obi Oluigbo, Ross Ryan, Mike Carl, Brandent Englemon, Dan Moore, Kyle Plummer.
Third Row:
B.J. Opong Owusu, Tyrone Jordan, Michael Hart, Chris Graham, Chad Henne, Jamar Adams, Tim Jamieson, Grant DeBenedictis, Alex Mitchell, Alan Branch, Will Johnson, Mike Massey, Brent Gallimore, Jeremy Ciulla, Adrian Arrington, Morgan Trent, Charles Stewart, Anton Campbell, Landon Smith.
Fourth Row:
Kevin Grady, Doug Dutch, Marques Walton, John Thompson, Jason Forcier, James McKinney, Chris McLaurin, David Moosman, Tim McAvoy, Mark Ortmann, Cory Zirbel, Carson Butter, Zoltan Mesko, Justin Schifano, LaTerryal Savoy, Eugene Germany, Terrance Taylor, Mario Manningham, Johnny Sears, Brandon Harrison.
Fifth Row.
Jason Gingell, Chris Richards, Brandon Logan, Antonio Bass, Tim North, Andre Criswell, Sean Griffin, Jon Saigh, Greg Banks, Perry Dorrestein, David Cone, Michael Knill, Jason Olesnavage, K.C. Lopata, Ohene Opong Owusu, Patrick Lyall, Shakir Edwards, Mister Simpson, Ben Wright.
Sixth Row:
Nick Sheridan, Jeff Ziegler, Matt Homaday, Carlos Brown, Brandon Minor, Bryan Wright, Obinna Ezeh, Brandon Graham, Adam Patterson, John Ferrara, Stephen Schilling, Justin Boren, Jason Kates, Cobrani Mixon, Greg Mathews, Jonas Mouton, Quintin Patilla, Stevie Brown, Mark Moundros, Robbie Thornbladh.
Seventh Row.
Paul Schmidt, Phil Johnson, Herb Deromedi, Brett McGiness, Chris Joseph, Vahan Agbabian, Eric Boso, Pat Sharrow, Bob Belke, Gene Skidmore, Cody Cejda, Jim Schneider, Dave Ablauf, Kevin Undeen, Brent Pantaleo, Dan Cetnar, Noah Goodman, Rick Brandt, Bob Bland.
Eighth Row:
Larry Martin, Kevin Tolbert, Mike Gittleson, Kurt Anderson, Mark Elder, Steve Szabo, Ron Lee, Steve Stripling, Ron English, Scott Draper, Fred Jackson, Mike DeBord, Erik Campbell, Andy Moeller, Scot Loeffler, Terry Heffernan, Shane Day, Chris Singletary, Brad Labade, Phil Bromley, Jon Falk.