1924 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football team

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1924 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football
Conference Independent
1924 record 5–3
Head coach Ralph H. Young (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →

The 1924 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football team represented Michigan Agricultural College (MAC) in the 1924 college football season. In their second year under head coach Ralph H. Young, the Aggies compiled a 5–3 record and outscored their opponents 210 to 48.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 26North-WesternW 59–0[2]
October 4Olivet
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 54–3
October 10Michigan (rivalry)
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
L 0–7
October 17Chicago YMCA
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 34–3
October 25at NorthwesternL 9–13
November 1Lake Forest
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 42–13
November 8at Saint Louis
L 3–9[3]
November 15South Dakota State
  • College Field
  • East Lansing, MI
W 9–0

Game summaries[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Michigan at Michigan Agricultural
1 234Total
Michigan 0 007 7
Michigan Agricultural 0 000 0

On October 11, 1924, the Aggies hosted Michigan in East Lansing. The game remained scoreless through the first three quarters. Michigan scored on a pass from halfback Frederick Parker to end Herb Steger to win the game by a 7 to 0 score. The 1925 Michiganensian described the play as follows: "In the last few minutes of play, Parker threw one of the long sensational passes that characterized the Wolverine's attack throughout the entire season, to Captain Steger who caught it and ran for a touchdown."[4] According to The New York Times, Michigan center Robert J. Brown "was credited with an outstanding performance in the line."[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Michigan State University. pp. 146, 152. Retrieved June 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Aggies Play North-Western at Home". The Lansing State Journal. September 27, 1924. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Billikens Beat Michigan Aggies". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. November 9, 1924. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ 1925 Michiganensian, Michigan 7 - Michigan Agricultural College 0, page 201.
  5. ^ "Conference Teams Displayed Power: A Real Big Ten, With Each Eleven Showing Strength, Featured Saturday's Games". The New York Times. October 13, 1924.