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
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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).


October 10Flint MutesYpsilanti, MIW 6–0[2]
October 23AlmaYpsilanti, MIL 0–5[3]
October 31at AdrianAdrian, MIL 0–4[4]
November 7at Central MichiganMount Pleasant, MIL 0–11[5]
November 21HillsdaleYpsilanti, MIL 10–20


  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.