1912 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football team

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1912 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football
Conference Independent
1912 record 7–1
Head coach John Macklin (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →

The 1912 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football team represented Michigan Agricultural College (MAC) in the 1912 college football season. In their second year under head coach John Macklin, the Aggies compiled a 7–1 record and outscored their opponents 297 to 98.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 5AlmaW 14–3
October 12at Michigan (rivalry)L 7–55
October 19Olivet
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 52–0
October 26DePauw
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 58–0
November 2Ohio Wesleyan
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 46–0
November 9Mount Union
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 61–20
November 16Wabash
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 24–0
November 28at Ohio StateW 35–20

Game summaries[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Michigan Agricultural at Michigan
1 234Total
Michigan Agricultural 7 000 7
Michigan 0 71434 55

On October 12, 1912, the Aggies lost to Michigan by a 55 to 7 score at Ferry Field. It was the seventh game in the Michigan - Michigan State football rivalry, and Michigan had a 5–0–1 record in the six prior meetings, outscoring the Aggies by a combined total of 225 to 6.[2] The Aggies took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on an 85-yard interception return by left end Blake Miller. The touchdown was the first ever scored by a Michigan Aggies team against Michigan. Michigan tied the score in the second quarter and added 48 points in the second half. Michigan scored eight touchdowns in the game.[3] The game was played in 15-minute quarters.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Michigan State University. pp. 146, 151. Retrieved June 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Michigan vs Michigan State". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2014-11-11. 
  3. ^ a b "Yost's Men Run Up High Score Against Aggies: Michigan Wins Annual Contest 55 to 7 -- Intercepted Forward Pass and 85-Yard Run by B. Miller Gives M. A. C. Only Chance to Count; First Period All Farmers; Are Even at End of Second; Wolverines Fail to Get Started Until Game Is Half Over -- Both Teams Use Open Style Play -- Torbet Shows Well". Detroit Free Press. October 13, 1912. p. 17. 
  4. ^ "Michigan, 55; M.A.C., 7". The Michigan Alumnus. November 1912. p. 83.