1928 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team

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1928 Michigan State Normal Normalites football
MCC champion
Conference Michigan Collegiate Conference
1928 record 7–1 (3–0 MCC)
Head coach Elton Rynearson (7th season)
Captain Raymond L. Stites
Home stadium Normal Field
← 1927
1929 →
1928 MCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan State Normal $ 3 0 0     7 1 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1928 Michigan State Normal Normalites football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1928 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach Elton Rynearson, the Normalites compiled a record of 7–1 (3–0 against conference opponents), won the Michigan Collegiate Conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 233 to 43. Raymond L. Stites was the team captain,[1] the team played its home games at Normal Field on the school's campus in Ypsilanti, Michigan.[2]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 at John Carroll University Heights, OH L 9–31
October 6 Olivet Ypsilanti, MI W 33–0
October 13 Michigan "B" Ypsilanti, MI W 25–3
October 19 Adrian Ypsilanti, MI W 38–0
October 27 at Central Michigan (rivalry) Mount Pleasant, MI W 36–0
November 3 Northern Illinois Ypsilanti, MI W 43–0
November 10 Western State dagger Ypsilanti, MI W 18–9
November 17 at Detroit City College Detroit W 31–0
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  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 161, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 25.