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1984 Michigan Wolverines football
Holiday Bowl, L 24–17 vs. BYU
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1984 record6–6 (5–4 Big Ten)
Head coachBo Schembechler (16th season)
Defensive coordinatorGary Moeller (7th season)
MVPMike Mallory
CaptainDoug James
CaptainMike Mallory
Home stadiumMichigan Stadium
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13/12 Ohio State 7 2 0     9 3 0
Illinois 6 3 0     7 4 0
Purdue 6 3 0     7 5 0
#16/15 Iowa 5 3 1     8 4 1
Wisconsin 5 3 1     7 4 1
Michigan 5 4 0     6 6 0
Michigan State 5 4 0     6 6 0
Minnesota 3 6 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Indiana 0 9 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1984 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bo Schembechler. The Wolverines played their home games at Michigan Stadium.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8, 1984* #1/1 Miami (FL) #14/9 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 22–14   105,403
September 15, 1984* #16/16 Washington #3/2 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 20–11   103,072
September 22, 1984 Wisconsin #16/14 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 20–14   104,239
September 29, 1984 at Indiana #14/13 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 14–6   38,729
October 6, 1984 Michigan State #13/11 Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI L 19–7   105,612
October 13, 1984† Northwestern Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 31–0   102,245
October 20, 1984 at #18/17 Iowa #NR/20 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 26–0   66,025
October 27, 1984 Illinois Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 26–18   104,916
November 3, 1984 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 31–29   60,159
November 10, 1984 Minnesota Michigan Stadium • Ann Arbor, MI W 31–7   101,247
November 17, 1984 at #11/11 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 21–6   90,286
December 21, 1984* vs. #1/1 BYU Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA (Holiday Bowl) L 24–17   61,243
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Players

Offense

  • Greg Armstrong, fullback, senior, Middleton, Ohio
  • Art Balourdos, center, senior, Chicago, Illinois - started all 12 games at center
  • Vince Bean, split end, senior, Southfield, Michigan - started all 12 games at split end
  • Jumbo Elliott, offensive tackle, sophomore, Lake Ronkonkoma, New York - started 10 games at left offensive tackle
  • Rick Frazer, offensive line, junior, Escanaba, Michigan
  • Eddie Garrett, fullback, junior, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - started 6 games at fullback
  • John Ghindia, offensive guard, senior, Trenton, Michigan
  • Mark Hammerstein, offensive tackle, junior, Wapakoneta, Ohio - started 2 games at left pffensive guard, 2 games at left offensive tackle
  • Jim Harbaugh, quarterback, junior, Palo Alto, California - started 5 games at quarterback
  • Dave Herrick, offensive tackle - defensive tackle, freshman, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Doug James, offensive guard, senior, Louisville, Kentucky - started 9 games at left offensive guard
  • Gilvanni Johnson, wide receiver, junior, Detroit, Michigan - started 2 games at flanker
  • Steve Johnson, wide receiver, junior, Youngstown, Ohio - started 4 games at flanker
  • Paul Jokish, wide receiver, junior, Clarkston, Michigan - started 1 game at flanker
  • Eric Kattus, tight end, senior, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Ben Logue, running back, junior, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Triando Markray side receiver, junior, Detroit Michigan - started 5 games at flanker
  • Clay Miller, offensive tackle, senior, Norman, Oklahoma - started all 12 games at right offensive tackle
  • Jamie Morris, wide receiver, freshman, Ayer, Massachusetts - started 4 games at tailback
  • Sim Nelson, tight end, senior, Fort Wayne, Indiana - started all 12 games at tight end
  • Bob Perryman, fullback, junior, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts - started 6 games at fullback
  • Bob Popowski, offensive guard, senior, Chicago, Illinois - started 1 games at left offensive guard
  • Jerry Quaerna, offensive tackle, junior, Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Russell Rein, quarterback, sophomore, Oak Lawn, Illinois - started 2 games at quarterback
  • Rick Rogers, running back, senior, Inkster, Michigan - started 6 games at tailback
  • James Scarcelli, outside linebacker, senior, Warren, Michigan
  • Paul Schmerge, tight end, junior, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Tim Schulte, outside linebacker, sophomore, Villa Hills, Kentucky
  • Mike Sessa, wide receiver, senior, St. Joseph, Michigan
  • Dave Simon, center, senior, Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Bob Tabachino, offensive guard, senior, Youngstown, Ohio - started all 12 games at right offensive guard
  • Gerald White - started 2 games at tailback
  • Chris Zurbrugg - started 5 games at quarterback

Defense

  • Jeffery Akers, inside linebacker, Lynn, Massachusetts
  • Tim Anderson, inside linebacker, senior, Ann Arbor, Michigan - started all 12 games at inside linebacker
  • Allen Bishop, defensive back, sophomore, Miami, Florida
  • Kevin Brooks, defensive tackle, senior, Detroit, Michigan - started 11 games at defensive tackle
  • Erik Campbell, wide receiver, freshman, Gary, Indiana - started 5 games at free safety
  • Brad Cochran, defensive back, junior, Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Keith E. Cowan, outside linebacker, junior, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Vincent DeFelice, defensive tackle, senior, Trenton, Michigan
  • Tony Gant, defensive back, junior, Fremont, Ohio - started 3 games at free safety
  • Joe Gray, middle guard, senior, Detroit, Michigan - started 2 games at middle guard
  • Mike Hammerstein, defensive tackle, senior, Wapakoneta, Ohio - started all 12 games at defensive tackle
  • Billy Harris, middle guard, sophomore, Xenia, Ohio
  • Dieter Heren, defensive back, junior, Fort Wayne, Indiana - started 1 games at strong safety
  • Ivan Hicks, defensive back, junior, Pennsauken, New Jersey - started 4 games at strong safety, 1 game at free safety
  • Phil Lewandowski, inside linebacker, senior, Solon, Ohio
  • Rodney Lyles, outside linebacker, senior, Miami, Florida - started all 12 games at outside linebacker
  • Doug Mallory, defensive back, sophomore, DeKalb, Illinois - started 7 games at strong safety, 3 games at free safety
  • Mike Mallory, inside linebacker, senior, DeKalb, Illinois - started all 12 games at inside linebacker
  • Andree McIntyre, inside linebacker, sophomore, Chicago, Illinois
  • Dave Meredith, defensive tackle, senior, Sterling Heights, Michigan - started 1 games at defensive tackle
  • Mark Messner, defensive line, freshman, Milford, Michigan
  • Andy Moeller, inside linebacker, junior, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Greg Randall, defensive back, junior, Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • Mike Reinhold, inside linebacker, junior, Muskegon, Michigan
  • Garland Rivers, defensive back, sophomore, Canton, Ohio - started all 12 games at strong side cornerback
  • Nathaniel "Nate" Rodgers, middle guard, senior, Warren, Ohio - started 2 games at middle guard
  • James Scarcelli - started 12 games at outside linebacker
  • Alan Sincich, middle guard, senior, Cleveland, Ohio - started 8 games at middle guard
  • Steven Thibert, outside linebacker, sophomore, Union Lake, Michigan
  • John Vitale, offensive guard, freshman, Detroit, Michigan
  • Gerald White, running back, sophomore, Titusville, Florida
  • Chris Zurbrugg, quarterback, sophomore, Alliance, Ohio

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