1929 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team

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1929 Michigan State Normal Hurons football
MCC co-champion
Conference Michigan Collegiate Conference
1929 record 5–1–2 (2–0–1 MCC)
Head coach Elton Rynearson (8th season)
Captain Wilbur L. Gunnerson
Home stadium Normal Field
← 1928
1930 →
1929 MCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan State Normal + 2 0 1     5 1 2
Western State +           5 2 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1929 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1929 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Elton Rynearson, the Hurons compiled a record of 5–1–2 (2–0–1 against conference opponents), won the Michigan Collegiate Conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 156 to 45. Wilbur L. Gunnerson was the team captain.[1] The team played its home games at Normal Field on the school's campus in Ypsilanti, Michigan.[2]


October 5Bowling GreenYpsilanti, MIW 34–7
October 12vs. DePaulW 27–0
October 19Notre Dame "B"Ypsilanti, MIW 13–7
October 26Central State (rivalry) daggerYpsilanti, MIW 24–0
November 2at Western StateKalamazoo, MIT 7–7
November 9Michigan "B"Ypsilanti, MIL 14–18
November 16John CarrollYpsilanti, MIT 6–6
November 23at Detroit City CollegeDetroitW 31–0
  • daggerHomecoming


  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.