1921 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1921 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1921 record 6–2
Head coach William H. Spaulding (15th season)
Captain Reed Waterman
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →

The 1921 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1921 college football season. In their 15th and final season under head coach William H. Spaulding, the Hilltoppers compiled a 6–2 record and outscored their opponents, 262 to 40.[1][2] Tackle Reed Waterman was the team captain.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
September 25 Ferris Kalamazoo, MI W 49–0 [4]
October 1 at Albion W 20–9
Notre Dame frosh W 7–0
Chicago YMCA College L 3–7
October 22 at Michigan Agricultural East Lansing, MI L 14–17 [5]
October 31 Earlham Kalamazoo, MI W 42–7 [6]
November 4 Hope Kalamazoo, MI W 65–0 [7]
November 11 Milwaukee Engineering College Kalamazoo, MI W 62–0 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1920 - 29". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Open Works Wins for Kazoo Normal: Western Teachers Have Little Trouble With Ferris Eleven". Detroit Free Press. September 26, 1921. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Aggies Stage Last Minute Victory Over Teachers: Graves Hurried Into Game to Win for Aggies, 17-14". Lansing State Journal. October 24, 1921. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Earlham Defeated By Kazooks 42-7". The Richmond Palladium and Sun-Telegram. November 1, 1921. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Western Normal Defeats Hope". Lansing State Journal. November 5, 1921. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Western Normal Piles Up Score: Milwaukee Engineers Buried Under 62 to 0 Count". Detroit Free Press. November 12, 1921. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.