1920 Detroit Titans football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 2DuquesneW 34–0[2]
October 9MarquetteDetroitW 21–14[3]
October 16Saint LouisW 48–0[4]
October 23at BethanyWheeling, WVL 6–9[5]
October 30Fordham
  • Navin Field
  • Detroit
W 39–0[6]
November 6TuftsDetroitW 65–2[7]
November 13West Virginia WesleyanDetroitW 29–0[8]
November 20at SpringfieldSpringfield, MAL 3–7[9]
November 25RutgersDetroitW 27–0[10]
December 4at TulaneNew Orleans, LAW 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. 

External links[edit]