1926 Detroit Titans football team

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1926 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1926 record 3–6–1
Head coach Gus Dorais (2nd season)
Home stadium University of Detroit Stadium
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →

The 1926 Detroit Titans football team represented the University of Detroit in the 1926 college football season. Detroit was outscored by opponents by a combined total of 132 to 62 and finished with a 3–6–1 record in their second year under head coach and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, Gus Dorais.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25AlmaW 14–6[3]
October 2at ArmyL 0–21[4]
October 9Lombard
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 6–0[5]
October 16at LoyolaNew OrleansL 0–386,000[6]
October 23John Carroll
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
T 7–7[7]
October 30Carnegie Tech
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 0–7[8]
November 6Saint Louis
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 28–7[9]
November 13Quantico Marines
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 7–24[10]
November 20South Dakota State
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 0–3[11]
November 27Georgetown
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 0–19[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1926 Detroit Mercy Titans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  3. ^ Stanley L. Brink (September 26, 1926). "Alma Eleven Bows to U. of D., 14 to 6: Good Defense Helps Visitors Press Titans". Detroit Free Press. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ W. W. Edgar (October 3, 1926). "Army Defeats U. of D., 21 to 0: Cadets' Late Assault Breaks Titan Defense". Detroit Free Press. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ W. W. Edgar (October 10, 1926). "U. of D. Defeats Lombard, 6 to 0: Lengthy Pass Gives Titans Single Score". Detroit Free Press. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "U. of D. Loses, 38-0: Loyola Proves Too Powerful for Invaders". Detroit Free Press. October 17, 1926. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Stanley L. Brink (October 24, 1926). "Carroll Holds U. of D. to Tie: Careless Throw Gives Tally To Clevelanders". Detroit Free Press. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Stanley L. Brink (October 31, 1926). "U. of D. Loses To Carnegie Tech By Single Touchdown". Detroit Free Press. p. 21 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Stanley L. Brink (November 7, 1926). "Titan Offense Works To St. Louis' Downfall". Detroit Free Press. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ Stanley L. Brink (November 14, 1926). "Quantico Marines Down Detroit University Eleven, 24 to 7, at Dinan Field: Service Back's Run Measures Field's Length". Detroit Free Press. pp. 21–22 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ Stanley L. Brink (November 21, 1926). "Kelley's Place Kick Beats U. of D. Eleven". Detroit Free Press. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ Stanley L. Brink (November 28, 1926). "University of Detroit Makes Great Showing But Loses To Georgetown, 19 to 0". Detroit Free Press. pp. 17, 20 – via Newspapers.com.