1898 Detroit College football team

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1898 Detroit College football
Conference Independent
1898 record 5–0
Head coach William S. Robinson (3rd season)
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The 1898 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 1898 college football season. In its third season under head coach William S. Robinson, the team compiled a 5–0 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 91 to 12. The team played games against Detroit School for Boys, Irvings, Detroit Alumni, Michigan Military Academy and Mount Clemens High School.[1]


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