1913 Detroit Titans football team

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1913 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1913 record 5–3–1
Head coach George M. Lawton (1st season)
Seasons
← 1912
1914 →

The 1913 Detroit Titans football team was an American football team that represented the University of Detroit in the 1913 college football season. In its first season under head coach George M. Lawton, the team compiled a 5–3–1 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 166 to 85.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
September 27 Polish Seminary
W 52–0 [2]
October 4 Battle Creek "Y" Detroit W 61–0 [3]
October 11 at Assumption College Sandwich, Windsor, ON W 7–0 [4]
October 18 Olivet
  • Mack Park
  • Detroit
W 13–12
October 25 at Michigan State Normal Ypsilanti, MI T 0–0 [5]
November 1 Michigan freshmen Detroit L 6–39
November 8 Loyola (IL) W 27–6
November 15 at Heidelberg Tiffin, OH L 0–21 [6]
November 27 Ohio Northern
  • Mack Park
  • Detroit
L 0–7 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1910-1914)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved May 23, 2018. 
  2. ^ "University Team Beats Poles, 44-0". Detroit Free Press. September 28, 1913. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "U. of D. Buries the Battle Creek Team". Detroit Free Press. October 5, 1913. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ K. W. Hall (October 12, 1913). "Assumption Holds the University". Detroit Free Press. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Ypsi Normals Hold Lawton's Team to Draw". Detroit Free Press. October 26, 1913. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "U. of D. Falls Before Ohioans by 21-0 Score". Detroit Free Press. November 16, 1913. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ K. W. Hall (November 28, 1913). "University Bows to Ohio Northern". Detroit Free Press. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.