1920 Detroit Titans football team

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1920 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1920 record 8–2
Head coach James F. Duffy (3rd season)
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →

The 1920 Detroit Titans football team represented the University of Detroit as an independent during the 1920 college football season. Detroit shut out six of ten opponents, outscored all opponents by a combined total of 279 to 32, and finished with an 8–2 record in their third year under head coach James F. Duffy.[1] Two Detroit players, Tillie Voss and Dutch Lauer, went on to play in the National Football League.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Source
October 2 Duquesne W 34–0 [2]
October 9 Marquette Detroit W 21–14 [3]
October 16 Saint Louis
W 48–0 [4]
October 23 at Bethany Wheeling, WV L 6–9 [5]
October 30 Fordham
  • Navin Field
  • Detroit
W 39–0 [6]
November 6 Tufts Detroit W 65–2 [7]
November 13 West Virginia Wesleyan Detroit W 29–0 [8]
November 20 at Springfield Springfield, MA L 3–7 [9]
November 25 Rutgers Detroit W 27–0 [10]
December 4 at Tulane New Orleans, LA W 7–0 [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "U. of D. Scores 34-0 Victory". Detroit Free Press. October 3, 1920. pp. 25, 28 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Marquette Is Hard To Beat". Detroit Free Press. October 10, 1920. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ Ralston Goss (October 17, 1920). "Detroit Piles Up Huge Score". Detroit Free Press. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Bethany Wins From Detroit". Detroit Free Press. October 24, 1920. pp. 19, 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "University of Detroit Swamps Fordham". Detroit Free Press. October 31, 1920. pp. 23, 25 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ Ralston Goss (November 7, 1920). "Tufts Strewn All Over Field". Detroit Free Press. pp. 25, 27 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Detroit Too Formidable for Wesleyan". Detroit Free Press. November 14, 1920. pp. 25, 26 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Forward Pass Stops U. of D". Detroit Free Press. November 21, 1920. p. 23 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ Ralston Goss (November 26, 1920). "Detroit Line Overmatches Rutgers Team". Detroit Free Press. pp. 18, 19 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Detroit Wins From Tulane by Touchdown". Detroit Free Press. December 5, 1920. pp. 21, 23 – via Newspapers.com. 

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