1985 Football Team

Overall Record: 10-1-1 Conference Record: 6-1-1
Conference Finish: 2nd place
National Ranking: AP - No. 2, UPI - No. 2
Coach: Glenn E. "Bo" Schembechler
Captains: Brad Cochran, Eric Kattus, Mike Mallory
All-Americans: Mike Hammerstein, Brad Cochran
All-Conference: Mike Mallory, Brad Cochran, Mike Hammerstein, Eric Kattus, Mark Messner, Clay Miller
Most Valuable Player: Mike Hammerstein
Meyer Morton Award: Clay Miller
John Maulbetsch Award: Mark Messner
Frederick Matthei Award: Gerald White
Arthur Robinson Scholarship Award: Clay Miller
Dick Katcher Award: Mike Hammerstein
Hugh Rader Jr. Award: Eric Kattus, Clay Miller
Robert P. Ufer Award: Brad Cochran
Trainer: Russ Miller
Assistant coaches: Alex Agase, Tirrel Burton, Lloyd Carr, Jerry Hanlon, Jerry Meter, Gary Moeller, Bob Thornbladh, Elliot Uzelac, Milan Vooletich
Managers: Michael Drews, Donald Hammond, Aaron Studwell, Keith Webster

OpponentRankDateSiteResult Attend.
Notre Dame   -/13 09/14 H W 20-12 105,523
South Carolina 19/11 09/21 A W 34-3 74,200
Maryland 12/17 09/28 H W 20-0 105,282
Wisconsin  5/- 10/05 H W 33-6 105,491
Michigan State  3/- 10/12 A W 31-0 78,235
Iowa  2/1 10/19 A L 10-12 66,350
Indiana (HC)  4/- 10/26 H W 42-15 105,629
Illinois  4/- 11/02 A T 3-3 76,397
Purdue  9/- 11/09 H W 47-0 105,503
Minnesota  8/- 11/16 A W 48-7 64,129
Ohio State  6/12 11/23 H W 27-17 106,102
Nebraska  5/8 01/01 1 W 27-23 72,454
Totals342-98 1,065,295

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1 - Fiesta Bowl, Tempe, Arizona

Starting Lineups Offense         
PositionPlayer
split end Paul Jokisch (12)
left tackle John Elliott (11)
Jerry Quaerna
left guard John Vitale (9)
Mark Hammerstein (3)
center Bob Tabachino (12)
right guard Mike Husar (6)
Mike Krauss (4)
Clay Miller (2)
right tackle Clay Miller (10)
Jerry Quaerna
tight end Eric Kattus (12)
flanker John Kolesar (10)
Gilvanni Johnson
Eric Campbell
quarterback Jim Harbaugh (12)
tailback Jamie Morris (11)
Thomas Wilcher
fullback Gerald White (12)
Starting Lineups Defense         
PositionPlayer
defensive tackle Mark Messner (12)
middle guard Billy Harris (12)
defensive tackle Mike Hammerstein (12)
outside linebacker Jeff Akers (11)
Dieter Heren
outside linebacker Jim Scarcelli (11)
Steve Thibert
inside linebacker Mike Mallory (10)
Todd Schulte (2)
inside linebacker Andy Moeller (12)
ss cornerback Garland Rivers (12)
ws cornerback Bradley Cochran (12)
strong safety Ivan Hicks (12)
free safety Tony Gant (12)

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Back Row
James Brown, Jon Falk, Dave Garlow, Bill Sheridan, Tom Hassel, Reggie Mitchell, Sr. Mgr. Michael Drews, Bob Tait, Pete Wentworth, Russ Miller, Larry Barrows, John Ferens, Chuck Ritter
11th Row
Paul Alexander, Alex Agase, Bob Thornbladh, Tirrel Burton, Jerry Hanlon, Elliot Uzelac, Gary Moeller, Milan Vooletich, Jerry Meter, Lloyd Carr, Cam Cameron, Michael Trgovac
10th Row
Fritz Seyferth, Andy Johnson, John Althouse, Joel Boyden, Mike Gillette, Mike Edwards, Sean LaFountaine, Olatide Ogunfitidimi, Vincent Washington, Steve Woroniecki, Gulam Kahn, Mike Gittleson
9th Row
John Kolesar, David Weil, Scott Crawford, Chris Simmons, Brian Reid, John Plantz, Mike DePalma, Keith Mitchell, Keith Cooper, Joe Holland, Frank Petroff, Anthony Mitchell, Bob Hurst
8th Row
Mike Taylor, Demetrius Brown, Dave Arnold, Mike Jones, Brent White, Pat Olszewski, John Herrman, Jeff Brown, Bobby Abrams, Derrick Walker, J.J. Grant, Rick Hassel, Cliff Dochterman
7th Row
Ernie Bock, Kyle Anderson, Mike DeBoer, John Duerr, Scott Mandel, Dave Mandel, John Whitledge, Brad Burrows, Don Lessner, Pat Fitzgerald, Geoff Bissell, Rick Sutkiewicz, Phil Logas
6th Row
Ernie Holloway, Jamie Morris, John Zingales, Chuck Adams, Chris D'Esposito, Mark Erhardt, John Vitale, Dave Dever, John Willingham, Bob Cernak, Rick Stites, Bob Stites
5th Row
Gene Lawson, Ken Mouton, Erik Campbell, Dave Chester, Michael Dames, Mike Husar, Dave Herrick, Mark Hill, Dan Holloway, Mike Kovac, Mark Messner, Keith Evens
4th Row
Ed Hood, Tim Schulte, Ken Higgins, Steve Thibert, Phil Webb, Carlitos Bostic, David Folkertsma, Andy Borowski, Monte Robbins, Todd Schulte, Jack Walker, Russell Rein
3rd Row
Pat Moons, Marty Shimko, Andre McIntyre, Garland Rivers, Dan Rice, John Mihic, John Elliott, Gerald White, Chris Zurbrugg, Billy Harris, Keith Cowan, Doug Mallory
2nd Row
Ben Logue, Greg Randall, Mark Hammerstein, Dieter Heren, Gilvanni Johnson, Paul Jokisch, Mike Reinhold, Jerry Quaerna, Mike Krauss, Andy Moeller, Paul Schmerge, Thomas Wilcher, Coach "Bo" Schembechler
Front Row
Tony Gant, Bob Perryman, Bob Tabachino, Jeff Akers, Brad Cochran, Mike Mallory, Mike Hammerstein, Eric Kattus, Clay Miller, Jim Scarcelli, Jim Harbaugh, Ivan Hicks