2007 Football Team

Overall Record: 9-4 Conference Record: 6-2
Conference Finish: 2nd [T]
National Ranking: AP - 18; ESPN/USA Today - 19
Coach: Lloyd Carr
Captain: Jake Long, Mike Hart,
All-Americans: Jake Long
All-Conference: Chad Henne, Mario Manningham, Adam Kraus, Jake Long,
Most Valuable Player: Mike Hart
Meyer Morton Award: Chad Henne
John Maulbetsch Award: Greg Matthews
Frederick Matthei Award: Will Johnson
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Brandent Engelmon
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Jake Long
Robert P. Ufer Award: Adam Kraus
Roger Zatkoff Award: Chris Graham
Dick Katcher Award: Will Johnson
Desmond Howard Wide Receiver Award: Adrian Arrington
Charles Woodson Defensive Back Award: Brandent Englemon
Speical Teams Player of the Year: Anton Campbell
Gary Moeller Outstanding Offensive Contribution: Mario Manningham
Outstanding Defensive Contribution: Shawn Crable, Morgan Trent
Ben Huff Champion of the Year: Grant DeBendictis
Brandstatter/Beckman Coaches Award:
Jon Falk Award: Max Pollock
Paul Schmidt Award: Adam Kraus
Mike Gittelson Award: Jake Long
David Brandon Leadership Award: Chad Henne
Derek Howard Award: Zoltan Mesko
Trainer: Paul Schmidt
Assistant coaches: Vance Bedford, Erik Campbell, Mike DeBord, Ron English, Fred Jackson,, Scot Loeffler, Andy Moeller, Steve Stripling, Steve Szabo
Student Managers:

Opponent Rank DateSiteResult Attend.
Appalachian State  5/ 9/1 H L 32-34 109,218
Oregon -/- 9/8 H L 7-39 109,733
Notre Dame -/- 9/15 H W 38-0 111,178
Penn State - /10 9/22 H W 14-9 111,310
Northwestern -/- 9/29 A W 28-16 40,604
Eastern Michigan  -/- 10/6 H W 32-22 108,415
Purdue (HC) -/- 10/13 H W 48-21 110,888
Illinois  24/- 10/20 A W 27-17 57,078
Minnesota 19/- 10/27 H W 34-10 109,432
Michigan State 15/- 11/3 A W 28-24 77,009
Wisconsin 13/- 11/10 A L 21-37 82,352
Ohio State  23/7 11/17 H L 3-14 111,941
Florida  -/9 1/1 1 W 41-35 69,748
Total 354-278 1,204,906

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1 - Capital One Bowl, Orlando Florida

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
wr/split end Mario Maningham (11)
Adrian Arington (2)
Adrian Arington# (1)
Junior Hemingway# (1)
Greg Matthews# (1)
left tackle Jake Long (13)
left guard Adam Kraus (8)
Justin Boren (5)
center Justin Boren (8)
Adam Kraus (5)
right guard Jeremy Ciulla (5)
Alex Mitchell (5)
Stephen Schilling (1)
Tim McAvoy (1)
Mark Ortmann (1)
right tackle Stephen Schilling (12)
Mark Ortman (1)

tight end Mike Massey (4)
Carson Butler (6)
Chris McLaurin (1)

wide receiver Adrian Arrington (10)
Greg Matthews (1)
Greg Mathews# (5)
Tony Clemons #(2)
quarterback Chad Henne (10)
Ryan Mallett (3)

tailback Mike Hart (10)
Carlos Brown (3)
fullback Mike Moundros (7)
# = started in three wide receiver formation


Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
defensive end

Tim Jamison (11)
Brandon Graham (1)
Shawn Crable (1)

defensive tackle
nose tackle
Terrance Taylor (6)
Terrance Taylor (7)
defensive tackle Will Johnson (12)

defensive end Brandon Graham (5)
Tim Jamison (2)
Shawn Crable (1)
strong side linebacker Shawn Crable (9)
middle linebacker Obi Ezeh(10)
John thomposn (3)
weak side linebacker Chris Graham (12)
Brandon Logan (1)

left cornerback Morgan Trent (11)
Brandon Harrison * (10)
Johnny Sears (1 )
Donovan Warren (1)

strong safety Jamar Adams (13)
free safety Brandent Englemon (12)
Stevie Brown (1)
right cornerback

Donovan Waren (10)
Morgan Trent (2)
Charles Stewart (1)

* = started in nickel or dime package

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Front Row: Charles Stewart, Morgan Trent, Anton Campbell, Chris Graham, Mike Hart, Chad Henne, Adam Kraus, Jake Long, Head Coach Lloyd Carr, Shawn Crable, Will Johnson, Tim Jamison, Mike Massey, Jamar Adams, Max Pollock, Brandent Englemon, Shakir Edwards.

Second Row: Ben Wright, Matt Hornaday, Patrick Lyall, Mario Manningham, Doug Dutch, Sean Griffin, John Thompson, Alex Mitchell, Brett Gallimore, Jeremy Ocilla, Adrian Arrington, Grant DeBenedictis, Jon Saigh, K.C. Lopata, Terrance Taylor, Ankit Kachhal, Jason Gingell, Brandon Harrison.

Third Row: Brandon Minor, Kevin Grady Brandon Graham, Austin Panter, Ohene Opong-Owusu, David Moosman, LaTerryal Savoy Tim McAvoy, Mark Ortmann, Cory Zirbel, Chris McLaurin, Zoltan Mesko, Jason Olesnavage, Andre Criswell, Brandon Logan, Johnny Sears, Stevie Brown.

Fourth Row: William Bostic, Nick Sheridan, Tim North, Bryan Wright, Adam Patterson, John Ferrara, Jason Kates, David Cone, Perry Dorrestein, Stephen Schilling, Greg Banks, Justin Boren, Greg Mathews, Obi Ezeh, Jonas Mouton, Mark Moundros, Carlos Brown, Mike Milano.

Fifth Row: Michael Williams, James Rogers, Brandon Herron, David Middleton, Michael Ramirez, Quintin Patilla, Sam Buckman, Marques Slocum, Bryant Nowicki, Ryan Van Bergen, Mike Therman, Artis Chambers, Junior Hemingway David Molk, Vince Helmuth, Donovan Warren, Jon Conover, Robbie Thornbladh.

Sixth Row: Jordan Reilly Zac Ciullo, Zach Johnson, Will Heininger, Marell Evans, Zion Babb, Steve Watson, Renaldo Sagesse, Ryan Mallett, Mark Huyge, Martell Webb, Steve Threet, Toney Clemons, Tom Pomarico, Lawrence Perry Troy Woolfolk, Brenden Lopez, Doug Rogan, Jim Potempa.

Seventh Row: David Ablauf, Eric Bruski, Marcus Ray, Jeff Porter, Pat Sharrow, Brett McGinnes, Rick Brandt, Bob Bland, Larry Martin, Gene Skidmore, Dan Hendrickson, Phil Johnson, Lenny Navitskis, Vahan Agbabian, Chris Joseph, Matt Lewis, Kevin Undeen, Dan Cetnar, Brent Pantaleo, Noah Goodman, Herb Deromedi.

Back Row: Paul Schmidt, Kevin Tolbert, Mike Gittleson, David Hutchison, Kurt Anderson, Scot Loeffler, Erik Campbell, Andy Moeller, Mike DeBord, Fred Jackson, Scott Draper, Ron English, Steve Stripling, Vance Bedford, Steve Szabo, Glen Steele, Tom Burpee, Jamie Brown, Jon Falk, Phil Bromley, Chris Singletary Brad Labadie.