1926 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1926 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Independent
1926 record 7–1
Head coach Earl Martineau (3rd season)
Captain Frank Banach
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →

The 1926 Western State Hilltoppers football team was an American football team that represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) during the 1926 college football season. In their third season under head coach Earl Martineau, the Hilltoppers compiled a 7–1 record, shut out five opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 132 to 20. [1] Fullback Frank Banach was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

  1. September 25, 1926: Olivet W 25–0
  2. October 2, 1926: Bradley L 12–0
  3. October 9, 1926: Albion W 28–0
  4. October 16, 1926: @ Western Kentucky W 3–2
  5. October 23, 1926: Chicago YMCA W 7–0
  6. October 30, 1926: Valparaiso W 37–0
  7. November 13, 1926: Notre Dame Reserves W 12–6
  8. November 20, 1926: Wisconsin-Oshkosh W 20–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1920-29". Western Michigan Football Media Guide. Western Michigan University. Retrieved December 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016.