1902 Michigan Wolverines football team: Wikis

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1902 Michigan Wolverines football
National Champions
Big Ten Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1902 record 11–0 (5–0 Big Ten)
Head coach Fielding Yost (2nd year)

Home stadium

Regents Field
Seasons
« 1901 1903 »

The 1902 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the college football season of 1902. The team's head football coach was Fielding Yost. The Wolverines played their home games at Regents Field.

Contents

Schedule

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 27, 1902* Albion Regents FieldAnn Arbor, MI W 88–0   2,000
October 4, 1902* Case Scientific School Regents Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 48–6  
October 8, 1902* Michigan Agricultural Regents Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 119–0  
October 11, 1902 Indiana Regents Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 60–0  
October 18, 1902* vs. Notre Dame Armory ParkToledo, OH W 23–0   1,700
October 25, 1902* Ohio State Regents Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 86–0   6,000
November 1, 1902 vs. Wisconsin Marshall FieldChicago, IL W 6–0   20,000
November 8, 1902 Iowa Regents Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 107–0   3,000
November 15, 1902 at Chicago Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 21–0   14,000
November 22, 1902* Oberlin Regents Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 63–0  
November 27, 1902† Minnesota Regents Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 23–6   9,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

Players

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Letter winners

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Class Previous experience
Charles B. Carter Right guard 10 Auburn, Maine 6' 0" 231 Law '05 Brown Varsity (2 years)
William C. "King" Cole Right end
Left tackle
4
3
Chicago, Illinois 5' 10-1/2" 178 Law '05 Marietta College (2 years)
Herbert S. Graver Left end
Quarterback
Fullback
Left halfback
2
1
1
1
Chicago, Illinois 5' 8-1/4" 162 Eng '04 Varsity (1 year)
George W. Gregory Center 11 Redding, California 5' 10-8/10" 190 Law '04 Varsity (1 year)
Albert E. Herrnstein Right halfback 11 Chillicothe, Ohio 5' 10" 168 Lit '03 Varsity (1 year)
Willie Heston Left halfback 9 Grants Pass, Oregon 5' 8" 180 Law '04 Varsity (1 year)
Paul J. Jones Fullback 7 Youngstown, Ohio 6' 0" 170 Law '04 Reserves (1 year)
James E. Lawrence Fullback
Left tackle
Right guard
3
1
1
Ypsilanti, Michigan 6' 1/2" 187 Lit '06 Ypsilanti H.S.
Joseph Maddock Right tackle 11 East Jordan, Michigan 5' 11" 187 Spec. Lit. Albion (2 years)
Dan McGugin Left guard 10 Tingley, Iowa 5' 11" 184 Law '04 Varsity (1 year)
William S. Palmer Left tackle 4 Chester, Massachusetts 5' 8" 189 Law '05 Chester H.S.
Curtis Redden Left end 9 Rossville, Illinois 5' 11" 180 Law '03 Varsity (2 years)
Everett Sweeley Right end 7 Sioux City, Iowa 5' 10" 172 Lit '03 Varsity (3 years)
Harrison "Boss" Weeks Quarterback 10 Allegan, Michigan 5' 7" 158 Lit '06 Varsity (2 years)

Varsity substitutes and reserves

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Height Weight Class Previous experience
Harold Hill Baker Left guard
Left tackle
1
1
Rochester, New York 6' 0" 185 Homeop '05 Rochester Univ.
Reserves (1 year)
Burt E. Barlow Tackle 0 Coldwater, Michigan Med '04
Rolla Lavante Bigelow Tackle 0 Owosso, Michigan Eng '05
Earl Cooley Left halfback 0 Trinidad, Colorado Law '03
Paul Bert Dickey Halfback 0 Chicago, Illinois 5' 10" 156 Lit '06 S. Division H.S. (Chicago)
Frank Doty Halfback 0 Pontiac, Michigan Lit '05
Ralph Lovejoy Drake Fullback 0 Ann Arbor, Michigan Eng '05
David Dunlap Halfback 0 Hopkinton, Iowa 5' 11-3/4" 170 Med '04 Reserves (1 year)
Robert Ferris Tackle 0 Greenville, Michigan Eng '05
James Forrest Left tackle 1 Ann Arbor, Michigan 6' 2-1/2" 188 P.G. Law Reserves (1 year)
Cecil Gooding Center 0 Ann Arbor, Michigan 6' 1-1/2" 188 Eng '05 1905 All-Freshman
John Henry James Quarterback 0 Detroit, Michigan Eng '05
Moses M. Johnson Left tackle 1 Wichita, Kansas
Lorin H. Jones Center 0 Union City, Michigan '05
Ross Howland Kidston Left halfback 1 LaGrange, Illinois 5' 10-1/2" 170 Lit '05 1905 All-Freshman
John F. Lewis Guard 0 Covington, Indiana '05
Kennedy L. Potter Guard 0 Jackson, Michigan Law '04
Samuel Jefferson Sackett Halfback 0 Ann Arbor, Michigan Lit '03
Norman Sedgwick Sterry Halfback/End 0 Los Angeles, California 5' 9-1/4" 160 Law '03 Reserves (1 year)
James Turner Left guard 0 Lansing, Michigan Law '04
William Rawle Weeks Guard 0 Allegan, Michigan Law '05

Awards and honors

  • Captain: Harrison "Boss" Weeks
  • All-Americans: Joseph Maddock (Newark Advocate), Willie Heston (Newark Advocate), Boss Weeks (Newark Advocate; Casper Whitney 2nd team)
  • All-Western: Joseph Maddock (Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily News, Chicago Record-Herald), Boss Weeks (Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily News, Chicago Record-Herald), Willie Heston (Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily News, Chicago Record-Herald), Everett Sweeley (Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily News, Chicago Record-Herald), Paul J. Jones (Chicago Tribune), Curtis Redden (Chicago Daily News), Dan McGugin (Chicago Record-Herald)

Coaching staff

References

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