1947 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team

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1947 Michigan State Normal Hurons football
Conference Independent
1947 record 1–6
Head coach Elton Rynearson (25th season)
Captain Charles H. Lane
Home stadium Walter O. Briggs Field
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →

The 1947 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) during the 1947 college football season. In their 25th season under head coach Elton Rynearson, the Hurons compiled a 1–6 record and were outscored by their opponents, 106 to 29. After losing the first six games of the season, the Hurons defeated Ball State, 14-7, in the final game of the season. Charles H. Lane was the team captain.[1] The team played its home games at Walter O. Briggs Field on the school's campus in Ypsilanti, Michigan.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26at AlmaAlma, MIL 0–12
October 3Illinois State
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 0–6
October 11at Northern IllinoisL 6–21
October 18Hope dagger
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 7–12
October 24Hillsdale
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 2–15
October 31at Central Michigan (rivalry)Mount Pleasant, MIL 0–33
November 6Ball State
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 14–7
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  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.