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1948 Michigan Wolverines football
National Champions
Big Ten Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
AP #1
1948 record 9–0 (6–0 Big Ten)
Head coach Bennie Oosterbaan (1st year)

Home stadium

Michigan Stadium
« 1947 1949 »

The 1948 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan during the 1948 college football season. The team's head football coach was Bennie Oosterbaan. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.



Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 25, 1948* at Michigan State Macklin StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 13–7   51,526
October 2, 1948* Oregon Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 14–0   66,642
October 9, 1948 at #15 Purdue #7 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 40–0   47,152
October 16, 1948 #3 Northwestern #4 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 28–0   87,782
October 23, 1948 at #13 Minnesota #1 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 27–14   64,076
October 30, 1948† Illinois #1 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 28–20   85,872
November 6, 1948* Navy #2 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 35–0   85,808
November 13, 1948 Indiana #1 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 54–0   84,043
November 20, 1948 at #18 Ohio State #1 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 13–3   78,603
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Starting lineup


Coaching staff

Jack Blott, George Ceithaml, Cliff Keen, Ernie McCoy, Bill Orwig, Don Robinson, Wally Weber, J.T. White


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