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|1957 Michigan Wolverines football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1957 record||5–3–1 (3–3–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Bennie Oosterbaan (10th season)|
|Home stadium||Michigan Stadium|
|1957 Big Ten football standings|
|No. 2 Ohio State $||7||–||0||–||0||9||–||1||–||0|
|No. 3 Michigan State||5||–||1||–||0||8||–||1||–||0|
|No. 6 Iowa||4||–||1||–||1||7||–||1||–||1|
|No. 19 Wisconsin||4||–||3||–||0||6||–||3||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1957 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1957 Big Ten Conference football season. In its 10th year under head coach Bennie Oosterbaan, Michigan compiled a 5–3–1 record (3–3–1 against conference opponents), finished in sixth place in the Big Ten, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 187 to 147.
Left tackle Jim Orwig was the team captain. Left halfback Jim Pace received the team's most valuable player award, won the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as the most valuable player in the Big Ten, and was selected as a first-team All-American and All-Big Ten player.
|September 28||at USC*||No. 10/6||W 16–6||43,569|
|October 5||Georgia*||No. 10/8||W 26–0||84,165|
|October 12||No. 2/2 Michigan State||No. 6/5||L 6–35||101,001|
|October 19||Northwestern||No. 18/NR||W 34–14||71,513|
|October 26||at No. 14/12 Minnesota||No. 20/16||W 24–7||63,523|
|November 2||No. 3/3 Iowa||No. 12/12||T 21–21||90,583|
|November 9||at Illinois||No. 11/9||L 19–20||47,886|
|November 16||Indiana||No. 18/NR||W 27–13||56,616|
|November 23||No. 3/3 Ohio State||No. 19/17||L 14–31||101,001|
|Player||Attempts||Net yards||Yards per attempt||Touchdowns|
|Jim Van Pelt||80||42||3||52.5||629||15.0||7||45|
The starting lineup of the 1957 football team was made up of the following players. Players who started at least four games are shown with their names in bold.
Other players on the team included the following:
Honors and awards for the 1957 season went to the following individuals.
Michigan's 1957 coaching, training, and support staff included the following persons.