1927 Western State Hilltoppers football team

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1927 Western State Hilltoppers football
Conference Michigan Collegiate Conference
1927 record 3–4 ( MCC)
Head coach Earl Martineau (4th season)
Captain George Fulgoni
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 Western State Hilltoppers football team represented Western State Normal School (later renamed Western Michigan University) as an independent during the 1927 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Earl Martineau, the Hilltoppers compiled a 3–4 record and outscored their opponents, 100 to 72.[1][2] Halfback/center George Fulgoni was the team captain.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 8at LombardGalesburg, ILL 6–18
October 15Notre Dame reservesL 0–18
October 22Central State (rivalry)Kalamazoo, MIL 12–18
October 29Detroit City CollegeKalamazoo, MIW 44–0[4]
November 5at Oshkosh Teachers College
W 19–6[5]
November 12Michigan State NormalKalamazoo, MIL 0–6[6]
November 26at AlbionAlbion, MIW 19–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Records: Annual Results". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Football Records: Year-By-Year Results - 1920 - 29". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Football History: All-Time Captains". Western Michigan University. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Kazoo Smears City College". Detroit Free Press. October 30, 1927. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Oshkosh Loses To Kalamazoo". The Daily Northwestern. November 7, 1927. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Ypsilanti Normal Wins Grid Title: Defeats Western State Teachers by Touchdown". Detroit Free Press. November 13, 1927. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com.