1929 Arizona State Bulldogs football team

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1929 Arizona State Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1929 record 0–6
Head coach Aaron McCreary (7th season)
Captain Dick Finley
Home stadium Irish Field
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The 1929 Arizona State Bulldogs football team was an American football team that represented Arizona State Teachers College (later renamed Arizona State University) as an independent during the 1929 college football season. In their seventh and final season under head coach Aaron McCreary, the Bulldogs compiled a 0–6 record, were shut out in four of six games, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 143 to 13.[1] The team captain was Dick Finley.[2] The Bulldogs finished 0-3 at home and 0-3 on the road. Home games were played at Irish Field in Tempe, Arizona.

Game summaries[edit]

In its season opener, Arizona State suffered a 31-7 road loss against College of Mines and Metallurgy of the University of Texas (later renamed University of Texas at El Paso).[citation needed]

In their home opener in Tempe, the Bulldogs fell 7-0 to the Arizona freshman.[citation needed]

Arizona State dropped a 31-0 contest to Arizona State Teachers College at Flagstaff (ASTCF, later renamed Northern Arizona University) on the road.[citation needed]

In their annual football rivalry game, the Bulldogs were shutout 26-0 by Arizona in Tucson.[citation needed]

Arizona State suffered a 27-0 home shutout loss to ASTCF.[citation needed]

The Bulldogs ended the season with a 21-6 home loss against Loyola at Irish Field.[citation needed]


Arizona State' roster included Earl Anderson, Oliver Anderson, Leland Casey, Cleo Caywood, Wallace Caywood, Norman Clements, Ben Cole, Cecil England, Dick Finley, Ben "Buttons" Frazier, Russell "Runt" Goddard, Paul Griffith, Albert Huber, Tom McCarty, Cecil McCullar, Fred McDowell, Henry McNeill, Glen Moses, Bob Smith, Horace Smitheran, Norris Steverson, Irvine Watts, and Mercier Willard.[3]


  1. ^ "2016 ASU Football Media Guide". Arizona State University. 2016. p. 119. 
  2. ^ "2016 ASU Football Media Guide". Arizona State University. 2016. p. 105. 
  3. ^ "Arizona State Football Media Guide" (PDF). Arizona State University. 2007. p. 181. Retrieved August 31, 2017.