1902 Detroit College football team

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1902 Detroit College football
Conference Independent
1902 record 3–3
Head coach Edward Ryan (1st season)
Seasons
← 1901
1903 →

The 1902 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 1902 college football season. In its first season under head coach Edward Ryan, the team compiled a 3–3 record and were outscored its opponents by a combined total of 33 to 32, the team opened the season with an 11-0 loss to Michigan Agricultural College (later renamed Michigan State University).[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 4 Michigan Agricultural L 0–11 [2]
October 18 Walkerville W 11–0 [3]
November 1 Y.M.C. of Saint Vincent's Church
  • Bennett Park
  • Detroit
L 0–5 [4]
November 5 Central High School
  • Detroit Athletic Club grounds
  • Detroit
W 11–0 [5]
November 15 Detroit University School Detroit L 5–17 [6]
November 27 Seldens
  • Detroit Athletic Club grounds
  • Detroit
W 5–0 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Detroit College Lost: Played Fast and Pluckily Against Overweight". Detroit Free Press. October 5, 1902. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Detroit College Won First Game Under New Management". Detroit Free Press. October 19, 1902. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Detroit College Lost". Detroit Free Press. November 2, 1902. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Evened Up on Past Defeats". Detroit Free Press. November 6, 1902. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "D.U.S. Team City Champion". Detroit Free Press. November 16, 1902. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Hard Struggle for Victory". Detroit Free Press. November 28, 1902. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.