1977 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team

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1977 Eastern Michigan Hurons football
Conference Mid-American Conference
1977 record 8–3 (4–3 MAC)
Head coach Ed Chlebek (2nd season)
Captain Terry Butz, Ron Johnson, Al Slamer
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Miami $ 5 0 0     10 1 0
Ball State 5 1 0     9 2 0
Central Michigan 7 1 0     10 1 0
Bowling Green 4 3 0     5 7 0
Eastern Michigan 4 3 0     8 3 0
Kent State 5 4 0     6 5 0
Western Michigan 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northern Illinois 2 5 0     3 8 0
Toledo 2 7 0     2 9 0
Ohio 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. In their second and final season under head coach Ed Chlebek, the Hurons compiled a 8–3 record (4–3 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the Mid-American Conference, and outscored their opponents, 239 to 195.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Steve Raklovits with 1,784 passing yards, Bobby Windom with 1,322 rushing yards, and James Hall with 646 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 3at Northern IllinoisW 25–2
September 10at Central Michigan (rivalry)L 3–9
September 17Bowling GreenW 16–6
September 2McNeese State *
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 9–7
October 1Toledo
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 17–7
October 8Ohio dagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 31–14
October 22Kent State
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 13–29
October 29at Akron *W 42–28
November 5at North Carolina A&T *
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 21–20
November 12Illinois State *W 41–28
November 19at Ball StateL 21–45
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1977 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 165, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1977 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.