1907 Detroit College Tigers football team

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1907 Detroit College Tigers football
Conference Independent
1907 record 1–3
Head coach George A. Kelly (1st season)
← 1906
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The 1907 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 1907 college football season. In its first season under head coach George A. Kelly, the team compiled a 1–3 record and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 59 to 6.[1]


October 3at Michigan AgriculturalEast Lansing, MIL 0–17[2]
October 17at AdrianAdrian, MIW 6–5[3]
October 26Michigan State Normal
  • Detroit Athletic Club grounds
  • Detroit
L 0–7[4]
November 9Detroit Athletic ClubDetroitL 0–30[5]


  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  2. ^ "D.C. Team Holds M.A.C.: Detroit Boys Allow Farmers But 17 Points". Detroit Free Press. October 4, 1907. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Wins by Single Point: Detroit College Downs the Husky Adrian Eleven". Detroit Free Press. October 18, 1907. p. 6.
  4. ^ "Beaten In Bad Game: Detroit College Gets Wrong End of Normal Score". Detroit Free Press. October 27, 1907. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Easy for Club Team: Crippled Detroit College Is No Match for Deltas". Detroit Free Press. November 10, 1907. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com.