1948 Detroit Titans football team

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1948 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1948 record 6–3
Head coach Chuck Baer (4th season)
Home stadium University of Detroit Stadium
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →

The 1948 Detroit Titans football team represented the University of Detroit as an independent during the 1948 college football season. Detroit outscored its opponents by a combined total of 209 to 112 and finished with a 6–3 record in its fourth year under head coach Chuck Baer.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Result Attendance Source
September 24 Toledo University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit W 36–0 20,741 [2]
October 1 Marquette University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit W 34–6 22,643 [3]
October 8 San Francisco University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit W 40–7 16,123 [4]
October 15 Miami (FL) University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit L 0–6 18,451 [5]
October 22 Wayne University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit W 13–0 24,321 [6]
October 29 Villanova University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit L 6–27 24,381 [7]
November 6 at Denver Hilltop Stadium, Denver L 27–30 -- [8]
November 14 at Saint Louis St. Louis W 27–14 -- [9][10]
November 27 at Tulsa Skelly Stadium, Tulsa, OK W 26–22 3,500 [11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1948 Detroit Mercy Titans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ Marshall Dann (September 25, 1948). "Titans Turn Toledo Fumbles into 36-0 Rout". Detroit Free Press. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ Lyall Smith (October 2, 1948). "Titans Spring 34-6 Surprise on Butterfingered Marquette". Detroit Free Press. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ George Puscas (October 9, 1948). "U-D Grinds Past Dons, 40 to 7". Detroit Free Press. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ Dick Peters (October 16, 1948). "U-D Blows No. 1 to Hurricanes". Detroit Free Press. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ George Puscas (October 23, 1948). "U-D Squeezes Past Wayne". pp. 1, 16 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ Marshall Dann (October 30, 1948). "U-D Wastes 97-Yard Run in 27-6 Loss to Villanova". Detroit Free Press. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Denver Upsets Titans, 30-27". Detroit Free Press. November 7, 1948. p. 27 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ Marshall Dann (November 15, 1948). "U-D Power Wins, 27-14". Detroit Free Press. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Penalties Nullify Gains as Billikens Lose to Detroit, 27-14". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. November 15, 1948. p. 4B – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "U-D Defense Stops Tulsa, 26-22". Detroit Free Press. November 28, 1948. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com. 

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