1951 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team

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1951 Michigan State Normal Hurons football
Conference Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1951 record 4–5 (2–4 IIAC)
Head coach Harry Ockerman (3rd season)
Captain Kenneth H. Wegner
Home stadium Walter O. Briggs Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 IIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Northern Illinois State 6 0 0     9 0 0
Western Illinois 5 0 1     7 1 1
Central Michigan 4 2 0     5 3 0
Michigan State Normal 2 4 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Michigan State Normal Hurons football team represented Michigan State Normal College (later renamed Eastern Michigan University) in the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) during the 1951 college football season. In their third and final season under head coach Harry Ockerman, the Hurons compiled a 4–5 record (2–4 against IIAC opponents) and outscored their opponents, 186 to 183.[1] Kenneth H. Wegner was the team captain.[2] Vaskin Badalow, Nick Manych and Mike Orend were selected as first-team players on the All-IIAC team.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22Hope
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 20–7
September 29Kalamazoo
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 20–6
October 6at Eastern Illinois Charleston, ILL 12–19
October 13at Northern IllinoisL 21–35
October 20Central Michigan dagger
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI (rivalry)
L 13–19
October 27at Western IllinoisL 28–63
November 3Illinois State
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 12–0
November 10Southern Illinois
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 47–7
November 17at WayneDetroitL 13–27
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Digital Media Guide: Eastern Michigan University" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 169, 176. Retrieved June 29, 2016.
  2. ^ 2014 Media Guide, p. 169.
  3. ^ 2014 Media Guide, p. 150.