1931 Michigan State Spartans football team
|1931 Michigan State Spartans football|
|Head coach||Jim Crowley (3rd season)|
The 1931 Michigan State Spartans football team represented Michigan State College in the 1931 college football season. In their third season under head coach Jim Crowley, the Spartans compiled a 5–3–1 record and played to a scoreless tie in their annual rivalry game with Michigan. In inter-sectional play, the team defeated Georgetown (6-0) and lost to Army (20-7) and Syracuse (15-7). In one of the most one-sided games in Michigan State history, the Spartans also defeated Ripon College on November 7, 1931, by a 100 to 0 score.
|September 26||Alma||W 74–0|
|October 3||Cornell (IA)||W 47–0|
|October 10||at Army||L 7–20|
|October 17||Illinois Wesleyan||W 34–6|
|October 24||Georgetown||W 6–0|
|October 31||Syracuse||L 10–15|
|November 7||Ripon||W 100–0|
|November 14||at Michigan||T 0–0|
|November 21||at Detroit||L 13–20|
- "2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Michigan State University. pp. 146, 152. Retrieved June 16, 2017.
- "1931 Michigan State Spartans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 16, 2017.
- Bitt, Bill (Central Sports Editor) (1931-12-09). "Real 1931 All-American Team Selected by College Captains". The Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio).
- Charles Bartlett (November 15, 1931). "Michigan State and Michigan Play 0 to 0 Tie". Chicago Tribune. p. 2-1.
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