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1959 Michigan Wolverines Roster

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Record: 4-5, .444 W-L% (70th of 112)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 3-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bump Elliott (4-5)

PS/G: 13.6 (73rd of 112) ▪ PA/G: 17.9 (85th of 112)
SRS: 4.78 (43rd of 112) ▪ SOS: 8.89 (15th of 112)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Stan Noskin* QB 61 Cmp, 115 Att, 747 Yds
Don Hannah QB 2 Cmp, 13 Att, 10 Yds
Paul Palmer QB 2 Cmp, 10 Att, 8 Yds
John Stamos QB 2 Cmp, 9 Att, 35 Yds
Darrell Harper* RB 67 Att, 224 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Fred Julian* RB 72 Att, 289 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Tony Rio* RB 56 Att, 222 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Reid Bushong RB 14 Att, 43 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Dennis Fitzgerald RB 16 Att, 55 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Gary McNitt RB 3 Att, 11 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Bennie McRae RB 76 Att, 242 Yds, 3.2 Avg
Brad Myers RB 17 Att, 43 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Harry Newman Jr. RB 6 Att, 16 Yds, 2.7 Avg
Jim Raeder RB 8 Att, 25 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Bill Tunnicliff RB 13 Att, 33 Yds, 2.5 Avg
Ken Tureaud RB 27 Att, 104 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Rudd Van Dyne RB 2 Att, 2 Yds, 1.0 Avg
John Halstead* WR 6 Rec, 77 Yds, 12.8 Avg
Robert Johnson* WR 20 Rec, 264 Yds, 13.2 Avg
Gary Kane WR 1 Rec, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Scott Maentz WR 2 Rec, 18 Yds, 9.0 Avg
George Mans WR 1 Rec, 15 Yds, 15.0 Avg
Alex Callahan* OL
George Genyk* OL
Tom Jobson* OL
Jon Schopf* OL
Gerry Smith* OL
Jared Bushong OL
Mike Fillichio OL
Todd Grant OL