1930 Arizona State Bulldogs football team
|1930 Arizona State Bulldogs football|
|Head coach||Ted Shipkey (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Irish Field|
|1930 NCAA independents football records|
|William & Mary||–||7||–||2||–||1|
|William & Mary-Norfolk||–||3||–||1||–||0|
The 1930 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 1930 college football season. In their first season under head coach Ted Shipkey, the Bulldogs compiled a 3–5–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 111 to 94. Arizona State's team captain was HB Norris Stevenson. The Bulldogs finished 3–0 at home and 0–5–1 on the road. Home games were played at Irish Field in Tempe, Arizona.
On September 27, in its season opener, Arizona State defeated Gila College (later renamed Eastern Arizona College), 39–0, before 4,000 spectators at Irish Field. It was the first night football game played in Arizona.
On November 8, the Bulldogs were shut out for the fourth straight game, as they finished in a 0–0 tie against Arizona State Teachers College at Flagstaff (ASTCF, later renamed Northern Arizona University) on the road.
On November 15, Arizona State recorded a 39–6 home win over the Arizona freshman in the annual homecoming at Irish Field.
On November 22, in their home finale, the Bulldogs shut out Fullerton Junior College, 21–0, in Tempe. Fullback Horace Smitheran scored all three touchdowns and kicked all three extra points, and halfback Norris Steverson had a 75-yard punt. The game was the first and only meeting between the two football programs.
On November 29, Arizona State ended its season with a 7–6 road loss against ASTCF.
The usual Arizona State lineup included left end Bob Smith, left tackle Cleo Caywood, Guideo Cislaghi, left guard Paul Griffin, center Mercier Willard, right guard Bob Hezmalbalch, right tackle Norman Clements, quarterback Anson Cooper, halfbacks Norris Steverson and Tom McCarty, and fullback Horace Smitheran.
Oliver Anderson and Lowell Callahan were also on the roster.
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- "Tempe Bulldogs Win First Night Game Before 4000 Fans". The Arizona Republican. September 28, 1930. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Tempe Teachers Beaten by Mines". The Arizona Daily Star. October 5, 1930. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Tempe Holds Arizona To 6 To 0 Score". The Arizona Daily Star. October 19, 1930. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
- "New Mexico Aggies Defeat Tempe Bulldogs As Shipkey Team Lacks Late Scoring Punch". The Arizona Republican. October 26, 1930. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Sacramento Beats Tempe Bulldog, 49-0". The Arizona Republican. November 2, 1930. p. 30 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Tempe Bulldogs Hold Flagstaff Teachers To Scoreless Tie". The Arizona Republican. November 9, 1930. p. 31 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Tempe Beats Freshmen In Homecoming". Arizona Republic. November 16, 1930. p. 25 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Tempe Teachers Defeat Fullerton Jaycees, 21-0". Arizona Republic. November 23, 1930. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Lumberjacks Defeat Tempe Bulldogs In Bitter Battle, 7-6". Arizona Republic. November 30, 1930. p. 26 – via Newspapers.com.
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- 2007 Media Guide, pp. 167-170.