'70s Flashback: 1977 Game 3- Michigan 14 Navy 7
Sept. 24, 1977: The #1 ranked Wolverines got all they could handle from Navy but Michigan came away with the victory in front of 101,800 fans at Michigan Stadium. The Wolverines won on the strength of two Harlan Huckleby second quarter touchdowns. Michigan's offense was unable to produce a first down during the third quarter and was held scoreless in the second-half. Nonetheless, the Wolverines were able to prevail as Michigan's stout defense held Navy to seven points on the afternoon. Michigan's defense was led by linebacker Ron Simpkins (19 tackles) and Defensive Tackle Curtis Greer (pictured at right) who tallied 10 tackles with 2 sacks. Greer was named Defensive Champion of the game. Go Blue!
M-Huckleby, 13 yd. run (Willner)
M-Huckleby, 22 yd. run (Willner)
N-Jones, 34 yd. pass from Lesczcynski (Tata)
Rushing: Huckleby (M) 24-147; R.Davis (M) 19-93; Klawinski (N) 13-63.
Passing: Lesczcynski (N) 16-28-194; Leach (M) 4-5-36.
Receiving: Kurowski (N) 4-64; McConkey (N) 3-32; Callahan (N) 3-24; Gattuso (N) 3-18.
Previous Posts re: the 1977 season:
- 1977 team remembered
- 1977 Coaching staff
- 1977 Spring practice awards
- 1977 season "preview"
- 1977 team photo
- 1977 position-by-position "preview"
- 1977 game one vs. Illinois
- 1977 game two vs. Duke