1911 Detroit Tigers football team

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1911 Detroit Tigers football
Conference Independent
1911 record 4–4
Head coach Royal R. Campbell (1st season)
Seasons
← 1910
1912 →

The 1911 Detroit Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Detroit in the 1911 college football season. In its first season under head coach Royal R. Campbell, the team compiled a 4–4 record and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 53 to 41.[1]

In January 1911, the school changed its name from "Detroit College" to the "University of Detroit".[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 28Assumption CollegeW 8–0[3]
Grand Rapids Central H.S.W 5–0
October 14OlivetL 0–6[4]
October 21KalamazooDetroitL 6–8[5]
October 28HillsdaleDetroitL 5–6[6]
November 4at AlmaAlma, MIL 0–28[7]
November 9at Michigan State NormalYpsilanti, MIW 6–0[8]
November 30at Loyola (IL)ChicagoW 11–5[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1910-1914)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "School Merger May Be Result: Detroit College, Now University, Negotiating With Medical and Law Schools to Combine". Detroit Free Press. January 15, 1911. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "U. of D.'s Showing Against Assumption Is Disappointing". Detroit Free Press. September 29, 1911. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Olivet Scores One Touchdown". Detroit Free Press. October 15, 1911. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Bramble's Work Defeats U. of D.: Kalamazoo Gets 8-6 Verdict Over University Boys in a Spectacular Game". Detroit Free Press. October 22, 1911. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Hillsdale Has Narrow Victory: Goal From Touchdown Results in Defeat of University of Detroit". Detroit Free Press. October 29, 1911. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Alma Routs the University Team: Detroiters Are Unable to Stop the Preachers Who Roll Up 28-0 Score". Detroit Free Press. November 5, 1911. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "One Touchdown Beats Normals: Kelly Places Ball Behind Goal Line for Only Score of Game at Ypsilanti". Detroit Free Press. November 10, 1911. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "U. of D. Closes With Victory: Secure 11 to 5 Verdict Over the Heavy Loyola Eleven at Chicago". Detroit Free Press. December 1, 1911. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.