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1981 Michigan Wolverines Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 137) ▪ Rank: 12th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 6-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bo Schembechler (9-3)

PS/G: 29.6 (13th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 13.5 (20th of 137)
SRS: 17.29 (9th of 137) ▪ SOS: 4.87 (49th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Bluebonnet Bowl 33-14 versus UCLA


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Steve Smith* QB 97 Cmp, 210 Att, 1661 Yds, 15 TD
B.J. Dickey QB 4 Cmp, 9 Att, 90 Yds, 1 TD
Stanley Edwards* RB
Butch Woolfolk* RB 253 Att, 1459 Yds, 5.8 Avg
Stan Edwards RB 92 Att, 446 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Tom Hassel RB 8 Att, 30 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Jerald Ingram RB 8 Att, 30 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Brian Mercer RB 1 Att, 2 Yds, 2.0 Avg
Lawrence Ricks RB 86 Att, 413 Yds, 4.8 Avg
Rick Rogers RB 22 Att, 128 Yds, 5.8 Avg
Kerry Smith RB 3 Att, 19 Yds, 6.3 Avg
Vince Bean* WR 16 Rec, 336 Yds, 21.0 Avg
Anthony Carter* WR 50 Rec, 952 Yds, 19.0 Avg
Fred Brockington WR 2 Rec, 67 Yds, 33.5 Avg
Norm Betts* TE 4 Rec, 76 Yds, 19.0 Avg
Craig Dunaway TE 11 Rec, 152 Yds, 13.8 Avg
Kurt Becker* OL
Tom Dixon* OL
Stefan Humphries* OL
Ed Muransky* OL
Bubba Paris* OL
Doug James OL
Clay Miller OL
Rich Strenger OL
Wilfred Carraway* DL
Mike Hammerstein* DL
Mike Trgovic* DL
Tony Osbun DL
Al Sincich DL
Paul Girgash* LB
Jim Herrmann* LB
Carlton Rose* LB
Robert Thompson* LB
Mike Boren LB
Ben Needham LB
Marion Body* DB
Keith Bostic* DB
Evan Cooper* DB
Tony Jackson* DB
Jerry Burgei DB
Jeff Reeves DB