U of M Football

Boss Weeks, 19002 Rose Tournament game
Harrison "Boss" Weeks hands off to Neal Snow on Tackle - Back - Right Play
First Tournament of Roses Game, Jan 1, 1902



Quick Facts

135 Season Team Record, 1879-2014
Years G W L T Pct.
Overall 135 1,279 915 328 36 .715
Big Ten 106 687 484 198 18 .704
Bowl Games 43 20 23 0 .465
All Home Games 135 779 611 147 21 .784
Michigan Stadium 88 547 407 125 15 .744

Championships

National Championships:  11
1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1918, 1923, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1948, 1997 (Selection details)
Conference Championships:   42
1898, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1918, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1943, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1964, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004

Michigan Stadium

Official Seating Capacity:   109,901
Largest Crowd: 114,109 vs Notre Dame on Sept. 7 , 2013 *
Season Average:   112,251 in 2012 *
Total Attendance:  44,694,240
Consecutive 100,000 games: 244, from Purdue game, 11/8/1975
Opening Game:   Oct. 1, 1927, Ohio Wesleyan, UM won 33-0
Dedication Game:   Oct. 22, 1927, Ohio State, UM won 22-0

* = NCAA record


Retired Jerseys

# 11 - Francis Wistert, 1931-33, tackle, All-Am. 1933
          Albert Wistert, 1940-42, tackle. All-Am. 1942
          Alvin Wistert, 1947-49, tackle, All-Am. 1948, 1949
# 47 - Bennie Oosterbaan, 1925-27, end,
            All-Am. 1925-26-27
# 48 - Gerald Ford, 1932-34, center
# 87 - Ron Kramer, 1954-56, end, All-Am. 1955, 1956
# 98 - Tom Harmon, 1938-40, halfback, All-Am. 1939-40,
            Heisman Trophy winner 1940