1909 Football Team

Overall Record: 6-1
Conference Finish: [not in conference]
Coach: Fielding Yost
Captain: Dave W. Allerdice
All-Americans: Albert Benbrook
Trainer: Keene Fitzpatrick
Assistant coaches: Roy Beechler, Albert R. Chandler, Prentiss Douglass, F.M. Hall, Paul Magoffin, Curtis Redden
Manager: Harold E. Gallup

OpponentDateSiteResult Attend.
Case 10/09 H W 3-0 -
Ohio State 10/16 H W 33-6 -
Marquette 10/23 A W 6-5 -
Syracuse (HC) 10/30 H W 44-0* -
Notre Dame 11/06 H L 3-11 -
Pennsylvania 11/13 A W 12-6 17,000
Minnesota 11/20 A W 15-6 22,000
Total Points 116-34

* Some Athletic Department publications list the score as 43-0 and the Michigan Daily's initial report gives the result as 43-0. Several days later the Daily corrected the score to 44-0. The Michigan Alumnus Magazine of November gives the 44-0 score. The Athletic Department's own "Dope Books" (the official listing of results and letterwinners) records the score as 44-0.

Starting Lineups                  
left end Jamie W. Rogers (3)
Fredric Conklin (2)
Leroy Ranney
Stanley Borleske
left tackle William Casey (5)
William Edmunds (2)
left guard Albert Benbrook (7)
center James Watkins (5)
Andrew Smith (2)
right guard Andrew Smith (3)
Fredric Conklin (2)
William Edmunds (2)
right tackle Stanfield Wells (7)
right end James Miller (6)
Victor Pattengill
Stanley Borleske
quarterback William Wasmund (6)
James Miller (1)
fullback George Lawton (4)
Fay Clark (2)
Charles Freeney
left halfback Joe Magdisohn (5)
Arthur Bertrand
Charles Freeney
right halfback Dave Allerdice (7)

View full 1909 roster (from all-time roster database, includes non-lettermen and freshmen)

1909 Team Photo
1909 team photo
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[Note: photo includes only varsity letter winners]

Back Row
manager Harold Gallup, Stanfield Wells, William Edmunds, Andrew Smith, Albert Benbrook, William Casey, Director Philip Bartelme, Keene Fitzpatrick
Middle Row
James Miller, Fay Clark, James Watkins, Captain David Allerdice, Coach Fielding Yost, Joe Magidsohn, Fredric Conklin
Front Row
Leroy Ranney, Vic Pattengill, William Wasmund, Donald Green, Charles Freeney

1909 Team Photo
1909 team photo
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1909 Team Photo
1909 team photo
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