1966 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team

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1966 Eastern Michigan Hurons football
Conference Independent
1966 record 5–3–1
Head coach Jerry Raymond (2nd season)
Captain Jonas Halonen, Ed Mass, Lonny Head
Home stadium Walter O. Briggs Field
← 1965
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The 1966 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team represented Eastern Michigan University as an independent during the 1966 college football season. In their second and final season under head coach Jerry Raymond, the Hurons compiled a 5–3–1 record and outscored their opponents, 100 to 87.[1]

In August 1967, Eastern Michigan F. L. "Frosty" Ferzacca announced that Raymond was being replaced as head coach by Dan Boisture. Although Raymond had served as head coach for two full seasons, Ferzacca stated that "Raymond was serving as our interim coach."[2] Raymond compiled an 8–7–2 record in two seasons as the school's "interim" head coach.[3]


September 17at FindlayFindlay, OHL 0–20
September 24Western Illinois
T 0–0
October 1Kentucky State
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 9–26
October 8at Case WesternClevelandW 16–3
October 15at John CarrollUniversity Heights, OHW 12–2
October 22Ferris State dagger
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 21–6
October 29Wayne State
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 16–0
November 5at Ohio NorthernAda, OHL 9–17
November 12Eastern Illinois
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 17–13
  • daggerHomecoming


  1. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 164, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ Hal Schram (August 2, 1967). "Hurons Hire Dan Boisture As Grid Coach". Detroit Free Press. p. 1D. 
  3. ^ "Eastern Michigan Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 28, 2016.