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1914 Michigan Wolverines football
ConferenceIndependent
1914 record6–3
Head coachFielding H. Yost (14th season)
MVPTommy Hughitt
CaptainJames W. Raynsford
Home stadiumFerry Field
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →

The 1914 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1914 college football season. The team's head coach was Fielding H. Yost. The Wolverines played their home games at Ferry Field.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30, 1914 DePauw Ferry FieldAnn Arbor, MI W 58–0   5,113
October 3, 1914 Case Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 69–0   5,049
October 7, 1914 Mount Union Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 27–7   5,050
October 10, 1914 Vanderbilt Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 23–3   5,282
October 17, 1914 at Michigan Agricultural College FieldEast Lansing, MI W 3–0   8,934
October 24, 1914 at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY L 6–20   6,404
October 31, 1914 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA L 0–7   23,213
November 7, 1914 Penn Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 34–3   21,146
November 14, 1914† Cornell Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI L 13–28   16,315
Homecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

RosterEdit

Letter winnersEdit

Player Position Games
started
Hometown HeightWeightClass
Clyde E. Bastian Halfback 3 Williamsport, PA 5-10178
Leland H. Benton End 4 Valparaiso, IN 5-11 165
Thomas H. Bushnell Halfback
Quarterback
1
1
East Cleveland, OH
James Bland Catlett[1] Halfback Brookings, SD
William D. Cochran Tackle 9 Houghton, MI 5-8 224
Maurice F. Dunne End 1 Springfield, IL 6-0 164
Ernest Hughitt Quarterback 8 Escanaba, MI 5-8146
Efton James End Vandalia, MI
John J. Lyons End
Halfback
5
2
Pittsburgh, PA 6-0 180
John Maulbetsch Halfback 9 Ann Arbor, MI5-8 168
Frank M. McHale Guard 5 Logansport, IN5-11 212
Walter Neimann Tackle 9 Hermansville, MI
James Willard Raynsford[2] Center 9 Detroit, MI 6-0187
Lewis Reimann Tackle Iron River, MI 5-11184
Lawrence Lamar Splawn Fullback 9 Dallas, TX5-11 167
Karl S. Staatz End 7Tacoma, WA 6-0 178
Robert W. Watson Guard Ludington, MI 5-9 174

ReservesEdit

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  • Frank Millard - started 1 game at right guard
  • Frank D. Quail - started 3 games at left guard
  • Fred Rehor - started 1 game at left guard
  • Lawrence Roehm - started 3 games at right halfback
  • William Watson - started 3 games at left guard and 3 games at right guard
  • Jim Whalen - started 2 games at right guard, 1 game at right end

Awards and honorsEdit

Coaching staffEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. James Bland Catlett, born February 21, 1893, Estelline, South Dakota. Died September 22, 1986, San Antonio, Texas.
  2. James Willard Raynsford, born June 16, 1891 in Jersey City, New Jersey. In 1910, his family was living in Detroit. In June 1917, he was city engineer in Highland Park, Michigan. Married Anita M. Kelly, December 1, 1918. In 1920, he lived in Oneida, New York with his wife Anita, and was working as a civil engineer. In 1930, he was living in Oneida with his wife Anita and a son, James Willard Raynsford, Jr.; he was working in civil engineering for a silverware manufacturing enterprise. He became manager of engineering services for Oneida Ltd. Silversmiths; he was with the company from 1917 until his death. He died January 18, 1956, Oneida, New York.

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