2017 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team

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2017 Eastern Michigan Eagles football
Eastern Michigan Eagles logo.svg
Conference Mid-American Conference
Division West Division
2017 record 5–7 (3–5 MAC)
Head coach Chris Creighton (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Aaron Keen (1st as OC; 4th overall season)
Defensive coordinator Neal Neathery (2nd season)
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
(Capacity: 30,200)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Akron xy   6 2         7 7  
Ohio   5 3         9 4  
Miami   4 4         5 7  
Buffalo   4 4         6 6  
Bowling Green   2 6         2 10  
Kent State   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Toledo xy$   7 1         11 3  
Central Michigan   6 2         8 5  
Northern Illinois   6 2         8 5  
Western Michigan   4 4         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   3 5         5 7  
Ball State   0 8         2 10  
Championship: Toledo 45, Akron 28
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of December 3, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Eastern Michigan Eagles football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by fourth-year head coach Chris Creighton and played their home games at Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Michigan as members of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference. The Eagles finished the season 5–7, 3–5 in MAC play to finish in fifth place in the West Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:30 p.m. Charlotte* Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI ESPN3 W 24–7   12,823
September 9 3:30 p.m. at Rutgers* High Point Solutions StadiumPiscataway, NJ BTN W 16–13   37,661
September 23 2:00 p.m. Ohio Rynearson Stadium • Ypsilanti, MI ESPN3 L 20–27 2OT  11,373
September 30 12:00 p.m. at Kentucky* Kroger FieldLexington, KY SECN L 20–24   50,593
October 7 12:00 p.m. at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH CBSSN L 15–20   22,681
October 14 12:00 p.m. at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY CBSSN L 27–28   34,333
October 21 2:00 p.m. Western Michigandagger Rynearson Stadium • Ypsilanti, MI (Michigan MAC Trophy) ESPN3 L 17–20 OT  17,575
October 26 7:00 p.m. at Northern Illinois Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL CBSSN L 27–30 OT  8,872
November 2 6:00 p.m. Ball State Rynearson Stadium • Ypsilanti, MI CBSSN W 56–14   23,465
November 8 7:00 p.m. at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI (Michigan MAC Trophy/Rivalry) ESPNU L 30–42   9,700
November 15 7:00 p.m. at Miami (OH) Yager StadiumOxford, OH CBSSN W 27–24   11,851
November 21 7:00 p.m. Bowling Green Rynearson Stadium • Ypsilanti, MI ESPN3 W 34–31   8,413
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

Charlotte[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 7 0 0 0 7
Eagles 14 3 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2016 EMU, 37–19

at Rutgers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 13 0 3 16
Scarlet Knights 6 7 0 0 13
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2013 RUTG, 28–10

Ohio[edit]

1 2 3 4OT2OT Total
Bobcats 3 7 3 077 27
Eagles 3 3 0 770 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–18–1 2016 EMU, 27–20

at Kentucky[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 7 0 6 20
Wildcats 7 7 3 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Toledo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 6 0 3 6 15
Rockets 3 7 7 3 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–33 2016 TOL, 35–20

at Army[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 7 0 13 27
Black Knights 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–6 2015 ARMY, 58–36

Western Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4OT Total
Broncos 0 10 7 03 20
Eagles 0 7 3 70 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–32–2 2016 WMU, 45–31

at Northern Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4OT Total
Eagles 0 14 3 73 27
Huskies 0 7 3 146 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–31–2 2016 NIU, 31–24

Ball State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 7 7 0 0 14
Eagles 14 21 14 7 56
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–34–2 2016 EMU, 48–41

at Central Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 10 0 13 30
Chippewas 14 14 7 7 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
29–59–6 2016 EMU, 26–21

at Miami (OH)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 6 14 0 27
RedHawks 0 17 0 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–19 2016 MIA, 28–15

Bowling Green[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 10 7 14 0 31
Eagles 13 7 14 0 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–25–1 2016 EMU, 28–25

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2017 Eastern Michigan Eagles football schedule FBSchedules.com. Accessed April 10, 2017.