1938 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team

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1938 Michigan State Normal Hurons football
Conference Independent
1938 record 6–1–1
Head coach Elton Rynearson (17th season)
Captain George J. Miller, Fred J. Gruber
Home stadium Walter O. Briggs Field
← 1937
1939 →

The 1938 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1938 college football season. In their 17th season under head coach Elton Rynearson, the Hurons compiled a record of 6–1–1 and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 166 to 36. George J. Miller and Fred J. Gruber were the team captains.[1] The team played its home games at Walter O. Briggs Field on the school's campus in Ypsilanti, Michigan.[2]


September 24at Indiana StateTerre Haute, INW 37–0
September 30at AlmaAlma, MIW 20–0
October 7at Illinois StateNormal, ILW 12–6
October 14Wayne dagger
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 20–7
October 21at Central Michigan Mount Pleasant, MIL 6–7
October 28at Bowling GreenBowling Green, OHT 7–7
November 4Kalamazoo
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 39–7
November 11Northern Michigan
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 25–2
  • daggerHomecoming


  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 162, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "Campus Buildings At a Glance: Walter O. Briggs Field". Eastern Michigan University. Retrieved June 29, 2016.