1912 Detroit Tigers football team

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1912 Detroit Tigers football
Conference Independent
1912 record 5–2–1
Head coach Royal R. Campbell (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →

The 1912 Detroit Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Detroit in the 1912 college football season. In its second season under head coach Royal R. Campbell, the team compiled a 5–2–1 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 242 to 104.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 28at Assumption CollegeSandwich, Windsor, OntarioW 31–0[2]
October 5at Heidelberg CollegeTiffin, OhioW 19–12[3]
October 12at Hillsdale CollegeT 13–13[4]
October 26at Michigan freshmenAnn Arbor, MichiganW 19–16
November 4at Olivet CollegeOlivet, MichiganL 21–29[5]
November 9Cleary College[6]W 91–0[7]
November 17Alma CollegeDetroitL 20–28
November 28Loyola ChicagoDetroitW 27–6[8]

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. ^ "U. of D. Takes Canadians". Detroit Free Press. September 29, 1912. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "U. of D. Wins From Heavy Heidelberg". Detroit Free Press. October 6, 1912. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Hillsdale Is Able To Tie". Detroit Free Press. October 13, 1912. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "U. of D. Shows Open Attack That Baffles". Detroit Free Press. November 5, 1912. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ Clearly College replaced Western Michigan on the schedule after the Western Michigan team withdrew its agreement to participate.
  7. ^ "U. of D. Piles Up Big Score". Detroit Free Press. November 10, 1912. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Open Play Is Nemesis of Loyola". Detroit Free Press. November 29, 1912. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.