1905 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1905 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1905 record 4–4
Head coach Daniel H. Lawrence (2nd season)
Captain William N. Braley
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →

The 1905 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1905 college football season. In their second and final season under head coach Daniel H. Lawrence, the Normalites compiled a record of 4–4 and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 157 to 81. The team lost to Olivet College by a 69 to 0 score. William N. Braley was the team captain.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 30Michigan freshmenYpsilanti, MIL 0–30[2]
October 7Detroit BusinessW 30–0
October 14at Michigan Military AcademyYpsilanti, MIW 17–12[3]
October 21AlumniW 16–0
October 28at OlivetOlivet, MIL 0–69[4]
November 4at Michigan School for the DeafFlint, MIW 6–5[5]
November 17at Central Michigan (rivalry)Mount Pleasant, MIL 0–13[6]
November 29at HillsdaleHillsdale, MIL 12–38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 159, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "All-Fresh Defeated Normals". Detroit Free Press. October 1, 1905. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "M.M.A. Showed Spirit: Held Ypsilanti Normals to 17 to 12 Score". Detroit Free Press. October 15, 1905. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Record for Olivet: Biggest Score Yet Made by State College; Ypsilanti Was Victim in This Slaughter Game". Detroit Free Press. October 29, 1905. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Ypsi Beat the Mutes". Detroit Free Press. November 5, 1905. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Central Normal Winner". Detroit Free Press. November 18, 1905. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.