1897 Detroit College football team

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Conference Independent
1897 record 1–2
Head coach William S. Robinson (2nd season)
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The 1897 Detroit College football team was an American football team that represented Detroit College (renamed the University of Detroit in 1911) as an independent during the 1897 college football season. In its second season under head coach William S. Robinson, the team compiled a 1–2 record and was outscored by opponents by a combined total of 38 to 8. The team played one game against the Michigan Military Academy (a 28–4 loss) and two games against Detroit High School (one win and one loss).[1]


  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1896-1900)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015.