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1931 Michigan Wolverines football
Big Ten Co-Champions
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1931 record8–1–1 (5–1 Big Ten)
Head coachHarry Kipke (3rd season)
MVPBill Hewitt
CaptainRoy Hudson
Home stadiumMichigan Stadium
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Purdue § 5 1 0     9 1 0
Michigan § 5 1 0     8 1 1
#4 Northwestern § 5 1 0     7 1 1
Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 3 2 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     5 4 1
Indiana 1 4 1     2 5 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 6 1
Iowa 0 3 1     1 6 1
Illinois 0 6 0     2 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1931 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1931 college football season. The head coach was former Michigan star, 32-year-old Harry Kipke, in his third season as head coach. The team compiled a record of record of 8–1–1 (5–1). They finished tied for the Big Ten Conference championship.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3, 1931* Central State Teachers Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 27–0   13,169
October 3, 1931* Michigan State Normal Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 34–0   13,169
October 10, 1931 Chicago Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 13–7   17,284
October 17, 1931 Ohio State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 20–7   58,026
October 24, 1931 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 35–0   33,496
October 31, 1931* at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ W 21–0   14,797
November 7, 1931 Indiana Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 22–0   26,410
November 14, 1931* Michigan State Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI T 0–0   35,844
November 21, 1931† Minnesota Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 6–0   37,251
November 28, 1931 Wisconsin Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 16–0   9,190
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.

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NotesEdit

  1. Born October 10, 1910, died September 5, 1994, last address Lafayette, California

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