1927 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1927 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
MCC champion
Conference Michigan Collegiate Conference
1927 record 8–0 (3–0 MCC)
Head coach Elton Rynearson (6th season)
Captain Kenneth J. Matheson
Home stadium Normal Field
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 MCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan State Normal $ 3 0 0     8 0 0
Central Michigan 2 1 0     7 1 0
Western State 1 2 0     3 4 0
Detroit City College   0 3         0  
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1927 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team was an American football team that represented Michigan State Normal School (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1927 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach Elton Rynearson, the Normalites compiled a perfect 8–0 record, won the Michigan Collegiate Conference championship, shut out six of eight opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 186 to 13.[1] The team played its home games at Normal Field on the school's campus in Ypsilanti, Michigan.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 1 Olivet *
W 20–0 [3]
October 8 at Northern Illinois * W 25–6 [4]
October 15 at Assumption * W 26–7 [5]
October 22 Valparaiso *
  • Normal Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 44–0 [6]
October 29 Central Michigan (rivalry)
  • Normal Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 6–0 [7]
November 5 at Adrian * Adrian, MI W 20–0 [8]
November 12 at Western State Kalamazoo, MI W 6–0 [9]
November 19 Detroit City College
  • Normal Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 39–0 [10]
  • *Non-conference game

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