1985 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team

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1985 Eastern Michigan Hurons football
Conference Mid-American Conference
1985 record 4–7 (3–6 MAC)
Head coach Jim Harkema (3rd season)
Captain By Game
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Bowling Green $ 9 0 0     11 1 0
Miami 7 1 1     8 2 1
Central Michigan 6 3 0     7 3 0
Western Michigan 4 4 1     4 6 1
Northern Illinois 4 4 0     4 7 0
Ball State 3 6 0     4 7 0
Eastern Michigan 3 6 0     4 7 0
Toledo 3 6 0     4 7 0
Kent State 2 6 0     3 8 0
Ohio 2 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Jim Harkema, the Hurons compiled a 4–7 record (3–6 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for sixth place in the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 252 to 188,[1][2] the team's statistical leaders included Ron Adams with 977 passing yards, Gary Patton with 631 rushing yards, and Don Vesling with 354 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 7 Youngstown State * W 27–22
September 21 at Akron * L 12–16
September 28 at Kent State L 3–28
October 5 Toledo
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 21–10
October 12 Bowling Green dagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 24–42
October 19 at Ohio W 27–21
October 26 at Central Michigan (rivalry) L 10–17
November 2 at Ball State W 27–24
Novmeber 9 Northern Illinois
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 0–3
November 16 Miami (OH)
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 16–31
November 23 at Western Michigan L 21–38
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1985 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. 166, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1985 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.