1899 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football team

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1899 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football
Conference Independent
1899 record 2–4–1
Head coach Charles Bemies (1st season)
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →

The 1899 Michigan Agricultural Aggies football team represented Michigan Agricultural College (MAC) in the 1899 college football season. In their first year under head coach Charles Bemies, the Aggies compiled a 2–4–1 record and outscored their opponents 142 to 127.[1] Bemies was the first professional coach to lead the MAC football team. In the third game in the Michigan State–Notre Dame football rivalry, Notre Dame won the game at South Bend, Indiana, by 40 to 0 score as Notre Dame's captain McDonald scored five touchdowns.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 29at Notre Dame L 0–40[3]
October 7at Detroit Athletic ClubDetroitL 6–16[4]
October 14KalamazooEast Lansing, MIL 6–10
October 21at AlmaAlma, MIT 11–11
November 11at Michigan State NormalYpsilanti, MIW 18–0[5]
November 25at OlivetOlivet, MIL 17–18
November 30DePauwEast Lansing, MIW 23–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Michigan State University. p. 146. Retrieved June 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Notre Dame Shows Up Well: Defeats Michigan Agricultural College by a Large Margin". The Inter Ocean. October 1, 1899. p. 11. 
  3. ^ "Notre Dame Shows Up Well: Defeats Michigan Agricultural College by a Large Margin". The Inter Ocean. October 1, 1898. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Widman Was the Works: Stocky Halfback Scored Three Touchdowns for D.A.C.". Detroit Free Press. October 8, 1899. p. 11. 
  5. ^ "Agriculturalists Did Up the Teachers". Detroit Free Press. November 12, 1899. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.