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]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 27Polish Seminary
W 52–0[2]
October 4Battle Creek "Y"DetroitW 61–0[3]
October 11at AssumptionSandwich, Windsor, ONW 7–0[4]
October 18Olivet
  • Mack Park
  • Detroit
W 13–12
October 25at Michigan State NormalYpsilanti, MIT 0–0[5]
November 1Michigan freshmenDetroitL 6–39
November 8Loyola (IL)W 27–6
November 15at Heidelberg CollegeTiffin, OHL 0–21[6]
November 27Ohio 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.