1899 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1899 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1899 record 1–1–1 (0–1 MIAA)
Head coach Dwight Watson (1st season)
Captain George L. Wood
← 1898
1900 →

The 1899 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1899 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Dwight Watson, the Normalites compiled a record of 1–1–1 and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 29 to 23. George L. Wood was the team captain. They played the University of Michigan freshman team to 5-5 tie, lost to Michigan Agricultural College by an 18-0 score, and defeated the Toledo YMCA team, 24-0.[1]


October 30at Michigan freshmenAnn Arbor, MIT 5–5
November 11Michigan AgriculturalYpsilanti, MIL 0–18[2]
November 18Toledo YMCAYpsilanti, MIW 24–0


  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 158, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Agriculturalists Did Up the Teachers". Detroit Free Press. November 12, 1899. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.