1995 Michigan Wolverines football team

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The 1995 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season.wikipedia
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1995 NCAA Division I-A football season

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The 1995 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season.
Ohio State almost created a national title controversy, going into its final regular season game against Michigan undefeated and ranked #2.

1995 Northwestern Wildcats football team

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The loss against Northwestern ended a streak of 19 consecutive wins in the series.
However, subsequent wins over ranked Michigan (19-13), Wisconsin (35-0), and Penn State (21-10) pushed the Wildcats into the top-10 while making them national media darlings.

Scott Dreisbach

Mercury Hayes had a 7-reception 179-yard performance culminating in a game-winning, fourth down, time expired 15-yard touchdown catch on August 26, 1995, from Scott Dreisbach to seal an 18–17 win against Virginia in Michigan's greatest comeback, a record that stood for eight years until 2003, when the Wolverines pulled off a 21-point comeback against Minnesota.
A native of Indiana, Dreisbach played college football as a quarterback for the University of Michigan from 1995 to 1998.

Jon Runyan

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He chose to play for the Michigan Wolverines football team where he was an All-Big Ten Conference selection for the 1995 Wolverines.

Pigskin Classic

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The reception was recorded against University of Virginia Cavaliers defensive backs Ronde Barber and Paul London in the Pigskin Classic to complete what was at the time the largest comeback in Michigan Football history (17 points) in Lloyd Carr's coaching debut.

Jay Riemersma

Michigan head coach Gary Moeller switched Riemersma to the tight end position, where he played in the 1994 and 1995 seasons.

1995 Alamo Bowl

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The 1995 Alamo Bowl was a post-season college football bowl game between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Michigan on December 28, 1995, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

University of Michigan

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The 1995 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Lloyd Carr

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The reception was recorded against University of Virginia Cavaliers defensive backs Ronde Barber and Paul London in the Pigskin Classic to complete what was at the time the largest comeback in Michigan Football history (17 points) in Lloyd Carr's coaching debut. The team's head coach was Lloyd Carr.

Total offense

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The team led the conference in total defense for conference games (314.5) and all games (284.8).

Jamie Morris

Tim Biakabutuka set the following records: single-season rushing attempts (303), eclipsing Jamie Morris' eight-year-old record and broken five years later by Anthony Thomas; and single-season rushing yards (1818), also eclipsing an eight-year-old record by Morris, but currently still standing.

Anthony Thomas (American football)

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Tim Biakabutuka set the following records: single-season rushing attempts (303), eclipsing Jamie Morris' eight-year-old record and broken five years later by Anthony Thomas; and single-season rushing yards (1818), also eclipsing an eight-year-old record by Morris, but currently still standing.

Michigan–Ohio State football rivalry

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His November 25 single-game 313-yard performance in the Michigan–Ohio State football rivalry game remains second to Ron Johnson's 347-yard 1967 performance.

Ron Johnson (running back)

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His November 25 single-game 313-yard performance in the Michigan–Ohio State football rivalry game remains second to Ron Johnson's 347-yard 1967 performance.

Mercury Hayes

Mercury Hayes had a 7-reception 179-yard performance culminating in a game-winning, fourth down, time expired 15-yard touchdown catch on August 26, 1995, from Scott Dreisbach to seal an 18–17 win against Virginia in Michigan's greatest comeback, a record that stood for eight years until 2003, when the Wolverines pulled off a 21-point comeback against Minnesota.

Touchdown

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Mercury Hayes had a 7-reception 179-yard performance culminating in a game-winning, fourth down, time expired 15-yard touchdown catch on August 26, 1995, from Scott Dreisbach to seal an 18–17 win against Virginia in Michigan's greatest comeback, a record that stood for eight years until 2003, when the Wolverines pulled off a 21-point comeback against Minnesota.

Forward pass

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Dreisbach's 52-pass attempts surpassed the school record by Dick Vidmer of 47 set in 1967.

Dick Vidmer

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Dreisbach's 52-pass attempts surpassed the school record by Dick Vidmer of 47 set in 1967.

Virginia Cavaliers

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The reception was recorded against University of Virginia Cavaliers defensive backs Ronde Barber and Paul London in the Pigskin Classic to complete what was at the time the largest comeback in Michigan Football history (17 points) in Lloyd Carr's coaching debut.

Defensive back

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The reception was recorded against University of Virginia Cavaliers defensive backs Ronde Barber and Paul London in the Pigskin Classic to complete what was at the time the largest comeback in Michigan Football history (17 points) in Lloyd Carr's coaching debut.

Ronde Barber

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The reception was recorded against University of Virginia Cavaliers defensive backs Ronde Barber and Paul London in the Pigskin Classic to complete what was at the time the largest comeback in Michigan Football history (17 points) in Lloyd Carr's coaching debut.