1922 Tempe Normal Owls football team

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1922 Tempe Normal Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1922 record 0–3–1
Head coach Ernest C. Wills (1st season)
Home stadium Normal Field
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The 1922 Tempe Normal Bulldogs football team was an American football team that represented Tempe Normal School (later renamed Arizona State University) as an independent during the 1922 college football season. In their first and only season under head coach Ernest C. Wills, the Owls compiled a (0–3–1) record and were outscored by their opponents 74-31.[1] Tempe Normal's team captain was Pete Brown. The Bulldogs finished (0-2-1) at home and (0-1) on the road. All home games were played at Normal Field in Tempe, Arizona.

Season Summary[edit]

In the season opener at Normal Field, Tempe Normal fell to Mesa High School 13-6. It marked the first ever meeting between the teams in school history. The Bulldogs ended in a 13-13 tie against Phoenix Union High School in Tempe. Tempe Normal suffered a 12-0 home shutout loss to Phoenix College. It marked the first ever meeting between the teams in school history. The Bulldogs closed the season with a 36-12 road loss against Phoenix College.

Tempe Normal's roster included: (Cecil Alexander, Cedric Austin, Frank Bowen, Carroll Brown, Pete Brown, Roy Cole, Raphael Estrada, Jule Henness, Dan Hitchcock, Ed Jones, Clarence King, Theron Palmer, Ambrose Stewart, John Turner, Roy Vest, & Alva Weaver).

Team Statistical Leaders & Awards[edit]


  1. ^ "2016 ASU Football Media Guide". Arizona State University. 2016. p. 118. Archived from the original on 2016-10-25. Retrieved 2016-11-10. 
  • 2007 Arizona State Football Media Guide