1901 Detroit College Tigers football team

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1901 Detroit College Tigers football
Conference Independent
1901 record 3–3
Head coach John C. Mackey (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →

The 1901 Detroit College Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Detroit College (renamed the University of Detroit in 1911) as an independent during the 1901 college football season. In its second season under head coach John C. Mackey, the team compiled a 3–3 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 66 to 58. Four of the team's opponents were high schools, and a fifth game was played against alumni. The only intercollegiate game was an 11-0 victory over Detroit Business University.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 5Detroit University SchoolDetroitL 11–12[2]
October 18Mount Clemens High SchoolMount Clemens, MIL 11–24[3]
October 24Western High SchoolW 12–5[4]
Detroit Business University
  • Bennett Park
  • Detroit
W 11–0
November 20Detroit Central High SchoolDetroitL 5–6[5]
November 28Detroit College alumni
  • Bennett Park
  • Detroit
W 16–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Umpire Didn't Know the Game". Detroit Free Press. October 6, 1901. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Defeat for Detroit College". Detroit Free Press. October 18, 1901. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Western High School Eleven Beaten". Detroit Free Press. October 25, 1901. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Too Much Wrangling: Detroit College-Business University Match a Fiasco". Detroit Free Press. November 21, 1901. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.