1999 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team

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1999 Eastern Michigan Eagles football
Eastern Michigan Eagles logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West
1999 record 4–7 (4–4 MAC)
Head coach Rick Rasnick, Tony Lombardi (one game as interim)
MVP Donald "Blake" McCall
Captain Brandon Campbell, Walter Church, Donald "Blake" McCall, Tom Michel, Ashley Travis
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 10 Marshall x$   8 0         13 0  
Miami   6 2         7 4  
Akron   5 3         7 4  
Ohio   5 3         5 6  
Bowling Green   3 5         5 6  
Kent State   2 6         2 9  
Buffalo   0 8         0 11  
West Division
Western Michigan x   6 2         7 5  
Toledo   5 3         6 5  
Northern Illinois   5 3         5 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         4 7  
Central Michigan   3 5         4 7  
Ball State   0 8         0 11  
Championship: Marshall 34, Western Michigan 30
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth and final season under head coach Rick Rasnick, the Eagles compiled a 4–7 record (4–4 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 338 to 239.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Walter Church with 2,015 passing yards, Eric Powell with 583 rushing yards, and Brandon Campbell with 764 receiving yards.[3] Donald "Blake" McCall received the team's most valuable player award.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 11at Michigan State*L 7–51
September 18at Miami (OH)L 14–35
September 25AkronW 38–17
October 2at Louisville*L 10–45
October 9Western Michigandagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 37–40(OT)
October 16Ohio
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 27–26
October 23at ToledoW 20–13
October 30at UCF*L 6–31
November 6Ball State
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 31–21
November 13at Central Michigan (rivalry)L 26–29
November 20at Northern IllinoisL 23–30
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 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. 167, 170. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1999 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ 2015 Media Guide, p. 146.