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
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →

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]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 17 at Findlay Findlay, OH L 0–20
September 24 Western Illinois
T 0–0
October 1 Kentucky State
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 9–26
October 8 at Case Western Cleveland W 16–3
October 15 at John Carroll University Heights, OH W 12–2
October 22 Ferris State dagger
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 21–6
October 29 Wayne State
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 16–0
November 5 at Ohio Northern Ada, OH L 9–17
November 12 Eastern Illinois
  • Briggs Field
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 17–13
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  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.