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]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
McFadden's PCW 20–0
October 10at Michigan AgriculturalEast Lansing, MIL 0–35
October 30at OlivetOlivet, MIL 0–34[4]
November 13at Albion
L 0–40[5]
November 21Central MichiganKalamazoo, MIW 11–5
November 26KalamazooKalamazoo, MIW 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.