1923 Detroit Titans football team

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1923 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1923 record 4–3–2
Head coach Germany Schulz (1st season)
Home stadium University of Detroit Stadium
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →

The 1923 Detroit Titans football team represented the University of Detroit as an independent during the 1923 college football season. The team compiled a 4–3–2 record and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 140 to 39.[1]

James F. Duffy retired as the University of Detroit's head football coach after the 1922 season.[2] In January 1923, Germany Schulz was hired as the new head coach.[3] Schulz had been a center for the University of Michigan and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29AlmaW 15–010,000[4]
October 6Kalamazoo
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 73–0[5]
October 13Wilmington (OH)
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 27–0[6]
October 27Washington & Jefferson
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 0–6[7]
November 3Marquette
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 6–18[8]
November 10Carnegie Tech
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
T 6–610,000[9]
November 17Michigan Agricultural
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 0–2[10]
November 24at John CarrollT 0–0[11]
November 29Gonzaga
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 13–715,000[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Duffy Is Commended for Service and Loyalty in U. of D. Football Work". Detroit Free Press. December 5, 1922. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Coach Schulz Dotes on Work". Detroit Free Press. January 17, 1923. p. 16. 
  4. ^ Lloyd H. Northard (September 30, 1923). "U. of D. Defeats Alma College, 15 to 0: Schulz Team Wins in Fourth Quarter". Detroit Free Press. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ Lloyd Northard (October 7, 1923). "U. of D. Downs Kalamazoo College, 73 to 0: Schulz Squad Gains at Will Over Rivals". Detroit Free Press. pp. 18, 23 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ Stanley L. Brink (October 14, 1923). "U. of D. Downs Wilmington, 27-0: U. of D. Beats Buckeye Team in First Half". Detroit Free Press. pp. 18, 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ Lloyd Northard (October 28, 1923). "Blocked Kick Leads To Defeat of University of Detroit: Blocked Punt by Berrehsen Decides Game". Detroit Free Press. pp. 21–22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ Sam Greene (November 4, 1923). "Marquette Outplays U. of D. Eleven and Triumphs, 18-6: 85-Yard Sprint by Britt Gives Detroit Score". Detroit Free Press. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ Sam Greene (November 11, 1923). "U. of D. Ties Carnegie Tech In Hard Gridiron Battle, Score 6 to 6: Vreeland Run Averts Defeat for Schulzmen". Detroit Free Press. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ Stanley L. Brink (November 18, 1923). "Safety in First Quarter, Only Score Made, Enables M.A.C. to Beat U. of D.: Aggies Reveal Tight Defense During Strife". Detroit Free Press – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ Stanley L. Brink (November 25, 1923). "U. of D. Attack Is Baffled by Carroll Team: Detroit and Cleveland Elevens Battle Through Mud-soaked Field". Detroit Free Press. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ Sam Greene (November 30, 1923). "University of Detroit Stops Stockton And Beats Gonzaga By 13 to 7 Score: Hardy Westerners Just Avert Blanks". Detroit Free Press. pp. 14, 16 – via Newspapers.com.