1930 Detroit Titans football team

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1930 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1930 record 5–3–2
Head coach Gus Dorais (6th season)
Home stadium University of Detroit Stadium
Seasons
← 1929
1931 →
1930 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         10 0 0
Saint Mary's         8 1 0
Army         9 1 1
Dartmouth         7 1 1
Arizona         6 1 1
William & Mary         7 2 1
Cornell         6 2 0
Michigan State         5 1 2
William & Mary-Norfolk         3 1 0
Pittsburgh         6 2 1
Yale         5 2 2
Drexel         6 3 1
Wake Forest         5 3 1
Detroit         5 3 2
Penn         5 4 0
Navy         6 5 0
Villanova         5 5 0
West Virginia         5 5 0
Penn State         3 4 2
Harvard         3 4 1
Miami (FL)         3 4 1
Arizona State         3 5 1
Texas Tech         3 6 0
Princeton         1 5 1
Massachusetts         1 8 0

The 1930 Detroit Titans football team represented the University of Detroit in the 1930 college football season. Detroit outscored opponents by a combined total of 208 to 35 and finished with a 5–3–2 record in their sixth year under head coach and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, Gus Dorais. Significant games included a victory over West Virginia (23–0), a scoreless tie with Michigan State (0–0), and a loss to Iowa (3–7).[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 Adrian W 59–0 > 11,000 [3]
October 3 Albion
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 51–0 > 14,000 [4]
October 10 Grinnell
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 47–6 [5]
October 17 West Virginia
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 23–0 20,000 [6]
November 1 Iowa
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 3–7 [7]
November 8 Fordham
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 7–13 [8]
November 15 at Marquette T 0–0 [9]
November 22 at Michigan State T 0–0 [10]
November 29 Georgetown
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 12–0 [11]
December 6 at Loyola New Orleans L 6–9 [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1930 Detroit Mercy Titans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Detroit Yearly Results (1930-1934)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ W. W. Edgar (September 27, 1930). "Titans Beat Adrian In Opener, 59-0: O'Neil Crosses Goal Line Four Times in Game". Detroit Free Press. pp. 13, 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ W. W. Edgar (October 4, 1930). "Titans Smother Albion, 51 to 0: Detroit Backs Score at Will on Methodists". Detroit Free Press. pp. 15, 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ W. W. Edgar (October 11, 1930). "University of Detroit Eleven Runs Wild Against Grinnell, Piling Up 47 to 6 Score: Western Team First To Score Against Titans". Detroit Free Press. pp. 13, 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ W. W. Edgar (October 18, 1930). "University of Detroit Continues In Undefeated Class By Beating West Virginia, 23 to 0: Fourth Win Is Marked Up by Titan Team". Detroit Free Press. pp. 13, 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ W. W. Edgar (November 2, 1930). "Iowa Comes From Behind to Beat University of Detroit, 7 to 3: Warrington's Run Conquers Titans". Detroit Free Press. pp. Sports 1, 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ W. W. Edgar (November 9, 1930). "Fourth Period Rally Gives Fordham 13 to 7 Victory Over U. of D.: Substitute Halfback Humbles Titan Team". Detroit Free Press. pp. Sports 1, 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ W. W. Edgar (November 16, 1930). "University of Detroit and Marquette Teams Struggle to Scoreless Tie: Game Ends With Titans Scant Yard from Goal". Detroit Free Press. pp. Sports 1, 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ W. W. Edgar (November 23, 1930). "Titans Tie Spartans, 0 to 0: Detroit Outplayed by Spartans' Line". Detroit Free Press. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ W. W. Edgar (November 30, 1930). "University of Detroit Scores Twice in Last Half to Beat Georgetown, 12 to 0". Detroit Free Press. pp. Sports 1, 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ "Touchdown in Opening Period Enables Loyola Eleven To Triumph Over Titans, 9 to 6". Detroit Free Press. December 7, 1930. pp. Sports 1, 6 – via Newspapers.com. 

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