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Fielding H. Yost

Athletic Director

Michigan

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The Hoover Street Rag


Football Coach

University of Michigan


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--Fielding H. Yost upon his retirement as Michigan's athletic director in 1940.


www.tbssuperstation.rivals.com [cached]

The others are Michigan's Fielding Yost, who was 55-0-1 from 1901-05, and Ohio State's John B. Eckstrom, who was 16-0-1 from 1899-1900 and Carroll C. Widdoes, who was 16-1 from 1944-45. ?Penn State All-American linebacker Dan Connor has 303 career tackles and is 69 away from the school record. ? Michigan's Henne originally committed to Penn State, this week's opponent, before changing his mind and signing with the Wolverines. ... Iowa junior defensive tackle [/db]Mitch King[/db] had a career-high 10 tackles in last week's loss to Iowa State.


www.wolverinefans.com

Fielding H. Yost, the architect of Michigan Football | Yost, Fielding | May 12, 2001 - Feature of the Week: Fielding H. Yost | May 12, 2001 - Wolverinefans.com Feature of the Week: Fielding Yost Fielding H. Yost, the architect of Michigan Football | Yost, Fielding | May 12, 2001 - Feature of the Week: Fielding H. Yost | May 12, 2001 - Wolverinefans.com Feature of the Week: Fielding YostBeginning with his inaugural club of 1901, Yost led the Michigan football program on an unprecedented victory run over a five year period.Known as the "Point-a-Minute" teams, those Yost led squads played 56 consecutive games without a loss fro1901-1905, which remains the longest winning streaks in school history In those five season the Wolverines outscored their opponents 2,821 to 42 an average Michigan victory of 50-1.In his first season, 1901, Yost led the Wolverines to a perfect 10-0 record, a Big Ten Championship, a 49-0 victory over Stanford in the First Rose Bowl game and the school's firt national championship.The Wolverines went on to win the national title again in 1902, 1903, and 1904.Under Yost, the maize and blue won ten Big Ten championships and 20 of his players earned All-American recognition.Along with his accomplishments as the head football coach, Yost served as Michigan's Director of Athletics from 1921-41.For his leadership of the athletic department, Yost is viewed by many as the consummate pioneer and visionary of the field.As athletic director, Yost continued Michigan's tradition of accepting only the highest personal, academic, and athletic standards, while spreading that ideal to the facilities which support Michigan's athletic pursuits.Yost conceived and engineered today's modem athletic campus in Ann Arbor.Among the projects constructed under Yost's direction were Michigan Stadium, the university's 18-hole golf course, the nation's first Intramural Sports Building and the nation's first multi-purpose field house-now known as Yost Ice Arena.Yost received a law degree from the University of West Virginia, yet also attended school at Ohio Northern University and Lafayette.He began his coaching career at Ohio Wesleyan University and led them to the school's only victory over Ohio State.After leaving Ohio Wesleyan, Yost held brief coaching stints at the University of Kansas and the University of Nebraska.In 1900, he continued his move to the west coast and took the over as the head coach at Stanford University, where he remained for a year before Stanford enacted a rule allowing only graduates to coach its football teams.Arguably no one has left a larger mark on University of Michigan Athletics than Fielding Yost.Long time football coach (165-29-10) and athletic director his career was marked with great achievements both on and off the field.From 1901-05 Yost's football teams were undefeated in 56 straight games.During those five seasons Michigan outscored its opponents 2,821 to 42 leading these teams to be referred to as "Point-a-minute" squads.Yost won Michigan's first football National Championship and as athletic director oversaw the construction of Michigan Stadium, the University golf course, the nation's first intramural building, and the field house which now bears his name (Yost Arena).Detroit News article on Fielding H. Yost from October 20, 1996Michigan Daily article on Fielding H. Yost from March 26, 1999Detroit Free Press article on Fielding H. Yost from October 21, 1999Report submitted by Fielding Yost to Athletics Director on May 31, 1924Yost asked to be buried at the highest point in Ann Arbor, and his grave lies in Forest Hill Cemetery next to campus.On his tombstone there is a quote from Yost, who was born in West Virginia but was never happier than when he was in Ann Arbor: I WISH TO REST WHERE THE SPIRIT OF MICHIGAN IS WARMEST.


www.escapeintolife.com [cached]

That sums up the philosophy of Fielding H. Yost, the University of Michigan football coach from 1901 to 1926.
That also became Yost's nickname as his "point-a-minute" Wolverine squads ran roughshod over opponents. According to University of Michigan legend, Yost grew so impatient with his sluggish players, he barked: "Hurry up! ...


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This saying has been attributed to several prominent coaches including: Bobby Knight who led the Indiana Hoosiers basketball team, Vince Lombardi who led the Green Bay Packers football team, Fielding H. Yost who led the Michigan Wolverines football team, and Joe Paterno who led Penn State Nittany Lions football team.
Quote Investigator: Fielding H. Yost was the head football coach at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for 25 seasons at the beginning of the twentieth century. His remarkably successful squads dominated opponents and won several national championships. Yost reiterated this notion during several speeches, and QI believes he was primarily responsible for its popularization although the phrasing he employed was variable. 1930, Intimate Talks by Great Coaches: Wingate Memorial Lectures 1929-1930, Edited by E. Dana Caulkins, Lecture Title: Fundamentals of Football Coaching by Fielding H. Yost (University of Michigan), Start Page 3, Quote Page 18, Wingate Memorial Fund Inc., New York. (HathiTrust Full View) link


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