1908 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1908 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
Conference Independent
1908 record 1–4
Head coach Henry Schulte (3rd season)
Captain Curry Hicks
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →

The 1908 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1908 college football season. In their third and final season under head coach Henry Schulte, the Normalites compiled a record of 1–4 and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 40 to 15. Curry Hicks, who served as the school's head football coach in 1910, was the team captain.[1]

In three years as Michigan Normal's football coach, Schulte compiled a 9–6–1 record, he later served as the head football coach at Missouri (1914-1917) and Nebraska (1919-1920).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 10 Flint Mutes Ypsilanti, MI W 6–0 [2]
October 23 Alma Ypsilanti, MI L 0–5 [3]
October 31 at Adrian Adrian, MI L 0–4 [4]
November 7 at Central Michigan Mount Pleasant, MI L 0–11 [5]
November 21 Hillsdale Ypsilanti, MI L 10–20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 159, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Results". Detroit Free Press. October 11, 1908. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Alma Trims Ypsi Normals". Detroit Free Press. October 24, 1908. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Close Call for Adrian: Beat Ypsi by Drop Kick With but 40 Seconds to Play". Detroit Free Press. November 1, 1908. p. 21. 
  5. ^ "Ypsi Normal the Loser: Beaten by Other Budding School-masters at Mt. Pleasant". Detroit Free Press. November 8, 1908. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com.