1916 Detroit Titans football team

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1916 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1916 record 3–2–2
Head coach Harry Costello (2nd season)
Home stadium D.U.S. Field
Seasons
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The 1916 Detroit Titans football team was an American football team that represented the University of Detroit in the 1916 college football season. In its second season under head coach Harry Costello, the team compiled a 3–2–2 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 98 to 38.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 7Defiance
  • D.U.S. Field
  • Detroit
W 18–0[2]
October 21Hillsdale
  • D.U.S. Field
  • Detroit
T 7–7[3][4]
October 28Michigan State Normal
  • D.U.S. Field
  • Detroit
L 6–12[5]
Battle Creek Training SchoolW 7–6
November 11Findlay
  • D.U.S. Field
  • Detroit
W 47–0[6]
November 18Heidelberg College
  • D.U.S. Field
  • Detroit
L 12–13[7]
November 25at BuffaloBuffalo, NYT 0–0[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1915-1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Detroiters Start With 18 to O Win: Coach Costello's U. of D. Eleven Shuts Out Defiance College, Using Nothing but Straight Forward Football to Reap Victory". Detroit Free Press. October 8, 1916. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "University and Hillsdale Get Third Draw: Detroiters Score Touchdown in Second Quarter and Visitors Get Theirs in Last". Detroit Free Press. October 22, 1916. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Hillsdale Tough Foe For U. of D". Detroit Free Press. October 21, 1916. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ K. W. Hall (October 29, 1916). "Ypsilanti Surprises University: Visitors Bring Strong Football Team to Detroit and Hang Up 12 to 6 Victory on the Red and White Eleven". Detroit Free Press. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Big Score Rolled Up by U. of D.: Red and White's New Attack is Too Baffling for Findlay to Solve and Final Count is 47 to 0". Detroit Free Press. November 12, 1916. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ K. W. Hall (November 19, 1916). "Heidelberg Noses Out University: Ohioans Come From Behind in Final Period to Beat Locals in Hard-Fought Battle by Single Point". Detroit Free Press. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Scoreless Draw for University". Detroit Free Press. November 26, 1916. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.