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basketball (U-M 1963–66)
football/baseball (U-M 1975–79)
Playing in an era before the three-point shot, the Chicago native averaged a school record 27.1 points for his career, a record 30.8 points for a single season, and set a Michigan single-game scoring mark with 48 points. Russell led Michigan to three straight Big Ten titles and to the 1965 NCAA championship game. He was ’66 NCAA Player of the Year.
The Ann Arbor-born quarterback threw 48 touchdown passes and ran for another 34, leading Michigan to three straight Rose Bowls. He won All-American honors in ’78. In baseball, he was named All-American in 1978 and ’79, and helped Michigan secure fifth place at the 1978 College World Series.
football (U-M 1979–82)
T h e e l e c t r i c 5 - f o o t -1 1 , 165-pound wide receiver from Riviera Beach, Florida, caught 161 passes for 3,076 yards and 37 touchdowns. Every time he touched the ball, he averaged 17.4 yards, an NCAA record. Carter was only the eighth three-time All-American in Big Ten football history.
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LSA Magazine / SPRING 2011
baseball (U-M 1982–85)
football (U-M 1995–97)
hockey (U-M 1993–97)
The Cincinnati-born shortstop is the Wolverines’ only two-time First-Team AllAmerican. Larkin helped U-M to two Big Ten championships and to the College World Series in 1983 (third place) and 1984 (seventh). Despite playing only three seasons, he is in top 10 career categories for batting, triples, runs, and stolen bases.
A member of ABC Sports’ all-time All-American team, Woodson grabbed 18 career interceptions, the second best in school history. His 78yard punt return touchdown broke open the 1997 Ohio State game. The Fremont, Ohio, native won the 1997 Heisman Trophy and helped lead Michigan to the ’97 national championship.
The Canadian-born player is a three-time All-American and one of only two Wolverines to win the Hobey Baker Award, college hockey’s Heisman. In 1996, Morrison scored the game-winning goal against Colorado College to give Michigan the NCAA championship.
PHOTOS Courtesy of Bentley Historical Library; except bottom middle: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images
Published on May 10, 2011