The Michigan Wolverines is the official athletics program for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Known for their dominance in both basketball and football, Michigan is widely regarded to as one of the most popular and successful college sports programs in the country. First taking the football field in 1879 and basketball court in 1908, Michigan has the largest stadium in the country in The Big House and one of the loudest arenas with the Crisler Center.
Michigan has put together one of the most decorated histories in Big Ten basketball. The Wolverines have won their conference 14 times and made it to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament seven times as well. In 1989 Michigan took home their first and only NCAA basketball championship with the help of newly appointed head coach Steve Fisher. Ann Arbor is also home to the famous “Fab Five” consisting of Jimmy King, Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, and Ray Jackson, who made the Wolverines one of the most dominant teams in the country in the early 1990’s.
Throughout their incredibly storied history on the field, the Michigan Wolverines football team has been one of the most successful in all of college sports. Michigan has produced an outstanding 78 All-Americans, won 42 conference titles, and took home 11 national champion victories over the last 130 years of play. An incredible amount of football legends wore the maize and gold throughout their playing days, like College Football Hall of Famers Desmond Howard and Jim Mandich. Some of the biggest names in the NFL today also called the Big House home in college, like Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Raiders defensive back Charles Woodson.
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- Football National Championships: 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1918, 1923, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1948, 1997
- Basketball National Championships: 1989
- Heisman Trophy Winners: Tom Harmon, Desmond Howard, Charles Woodson
- Players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: George Allen, Dan Dierdorf, Len Ford, Benny Friedman, Bill Hewitt, Elroy Hirsch, Tom Mack
Most popular Michigan Wolverines players: Jim Harbaugh