1909 Detroit College football team

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1909 Detroit College football
Conference Independent
1909 record 3–1–2
Head coach George A. Kelly (2nd season)
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The 1909 Detroit College football team was an American football team that represented Detroit College (later renamed the University of Detroit) as an independent during the 1909 college football season. In its second season under head coach George A. Kelly, the team compiled a 3–1–2 record and shut out four opponents, but was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 35 to 17. The team opened the season with a 27–0 loss to Michigan Agricultural (later renamed Michigan State University).[1]


October 7at Michigan AgriculturalEast Lansing, MIL 0–27[2]
October 16OlivetT 0–0[3]
October 21at AdrianAdrian, MIW 5–0[4]
October 29Hillsdale
  • Detroit Athletic Club
  • Detroit
W 3–0[5]
November 4at FindlayFindlay, OHT 0–0[6]
November 13Michigan State Normal
  • Detroit Athletic Club
  • Detroit
W 9–8[7]