|1978 Eastern Michigan Hurons football|
|1978 record||3–7 (1–5 MAC)|
|Head coach||Mike Stock (1st season)|
|Captain||Rollie Hansen, Gordon Skotarczak & Tom Williams|
|Home stadium||Rynearson Stadium|
|1978 Mid-American Conference football standings|
|Ball State $||8||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
The 1978 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Mike Stock, the Hurons compiled a 3–7 record (1–5 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 238 to 122. The team's statistical leaders included Burt Beaney with 833 passing yards, Doug Crisan with 485 rushing yards, and Tom Parm with 363 receiving yards.
|September 2||at Northern Michigan *||Marquette, MI||L 3–30|
|September 9||at Ohio||L 22–23|
|September 16||Bowling Green *||L 6–43|
|September 23||Indiana State *||W 27–8|
|September 30||at Toledo||W 17–12|
|October 14||Akron *||W 25–14|
|October 21||at Western Michigan||L 0–32|
|October 28||Ball State||L 0–21|
|November 11||Central Michigan||L 9–41|
|November 18||at Illinois State *||L 13–14|
- "1978 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.
- "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 165, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016.
- "1978 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.