1925 Tempe State Bulldogs football team

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1925 Tempe State Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1925 record 6–2
Head coach Aaron McCreary (3rd season)
Home stadium Normal Field
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The 1925 Tempe State Bulldogs football team was an American football team that represented Tempe State Teachers College (later renamed Arizona State University) as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In their third season under head coach Aaron McCreary, the Bulldogs compiled a (6–2) record, and outscored their opponents 154-59. Tempe State's team captain was Ed Ellsworth. The Bulldogs finished (2-0) at home and (4-2) 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 State Teacher's College delivered an impressive 55-0 home shutout win over the Sacaton Indians. During the rivalry matchup in Tucson, the Bulldogs dropped a 13-3 road contest to Arizona. TSTC rebounded with a 32-0 road shutout victory against Phoenix College. The Bulldogs earned their 2nd consecutive shutout, as they defeated NAU 3-0 on the road. Tempe State Teacher's College beat the Arizona Freshman 20-6 in Tempe. The Bulldogs extended their winning streak to four games, after outlasting the Phoenix Indians 11-7 on the road. TSTC suffered a 27-12 road loss at Texas-El Paso. This marked the first ever meeting between the teams in school history. The Bulldogs closed the season with an 18-6 road win over Phoenix Union High School.

Tempe State Teacher's College roster included: (John "Bat" Allen, Loren "Kike" Allen, Joe Brundage, John Curry, Ed Ellsworth, Al Freestone, Cliff Garrison, Delbert Goodard, Merrill Hatch, Turner Hawes, Bob Mullen, Earl Pomeroy, Theron Pomeroy, Johnny Riggs, Ernest "Bally" Simpkins, Joe Smith, George Sorensen, & Bill Wallace).

Team Statistical Leaders & Awards[edit]


  • 2007 Arizona State Football Media Guide