1908 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1908 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1908 record 3–3
Head coach William H. Spaulding (2nd season)
Captain Tubby Meyers
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →

The 1908 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1908 college football season. In their second season under head coach William H. Spaulding, the Hilltoppers compiled a 3–3 record and were outscored by their opponents, 98 to 33.[1][2] Halfback Tubby Meyers was the team captain for the third consecutive year.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
McFadden's PC W 20–0
October 10 at Michigan Agricultural East Lansing, MI L 0–35
October 30 at Olivet Olivet, MI L 0–34 [4]
November 13 at Albion
L 0–40 [5]
November 21 Central Michigan Kalamazoo, MI W 11–5
November 26 Kalamazoo Kalamazoo, MI W 2–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1910 - 19". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Olivet Overwhelms Kalamazoo Normals". Detroit Free Press. October 31, 1908. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Kazoo Soft for Albion: Methodists Have No Trouble, Use Old Style Strong". Detroit Free Press. November 14, 1908. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.