1900 Detroit College football team

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1900 Detroit College football
Conference Independent
1900 record 3–2
Head coach John C. Mackey (1st season)
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The 1900 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 1900 college football season. In its first season under head coach John C. Mackey, the team compiled a 3–2 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 71 to 23. Five of the team's opponents were high schools. The only intercollegiate game was an 11-0 victory over Loyola University Chicago.[1]


Detroit University SchoolDetroitW 23–0
Wyandotte High SchoolW 17–0
October 27Ann Arbor High School
  • Detroit Athletic Club grounds
  • Detroit
L 10–11[2]
November 3Detroit Central High School
  • Detroit Athletic Club grounds
  • Detroit
L 5–6
November 29St. Ignatius CollegeW 11–0


  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ann Arbor Team Won by a Narrow Margin". The Detroit Free Press. October 28, 1900. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.