1924 Tempe Normal Owls football team

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1924 Tempe Normal Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1924 record 6–1–1
Head coach Aaron McCreary (2nd season)
Home stadium Normal Field
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The 1924 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 1924 college football season. In their second season under head coach Aaron McCreary, the Bulldogs compiled a (6–1–1) record, and outscored their opponents 160-85.[1] Arizona State's team captain was Delbert Goddard. The Bulldogs finished (3-1-1) at home and (3-0) on the road. All home games were played at Normal Field in Tempe, Arizona.

Season Summary[edit]

In the season opener, the Tempe Normal Bulldogs delivered a 24-0 road shutout victory against Phoenix Union High School. The Bulldogs outlasted the Phoenix Indians 13-10 on the road. During the home opener at Normal Field, Tempe Normal recorded a 34-0 shutout win over Phoenix College. The Bulldogs beat NAU 20-16 in Tempe. Tempe Normal defeated Phoenix College 30-6 at Normal Field. During the rivalry matchup in Tucson, the Bulldogs earned a 23-13 road win over the Arizona Freshman. Tempe Normal's 6-game winning streak ended, as they suffered a 27-3 home loss to the Phoenix College Alumni. This marked the first and only meeting between the teams in school history. The Bulldogs closed the season with a 13-13 tie to the Sherman Indians at Normal Field. This marked the first and only meeting between the teams in school history.

Tempe Normal's roster included: (John "Bat" Allen, Loren "Kike" Allen, Joe Brundage, Lorel Dana, Ed Ellsworth, Al Freestone, Delbert Goddard, Merrill Hatch, Turner Hawes, Motos Johnson, Bob Mullen, Earl Pomeroy, Theron Pomeroy, Ernest "Bally" Simpkins, George Sorensen, Ambrose Stewart, Bill Wallace, & Arthur Way).

Team Statistical Leaders & Awards[edit]


  1. ^ "2016 ASU Football Media Guide". Arizona State University. 2016. p. 118. 
  • 2007 Arizona State Football Media Guide