1963 Detroit Titans football team

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1963 Detroit Titans football
Conference Independent
1963 record 2–6–1
Head coach John Idzik (2nd season)
Home stadium University of Detroit Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Memphis State         9 0 1
No. 4 Pittsburgh         9 1 0
No. 2 Navy         9 2 0
Syracuse         8 2 0
Utah State         8 2 0
Oregon         8 3 0
Penn State         7 3 0
Army         7 3 0
Air Force         7 4 0
Boston College         6 3 0
Buffalo         5 3 1
Southern Miss         5 3 1
Idaho         5 4 0
Villanova         5 4 0
Oregon State         5 5 0
San Jose State         5 5 0
Xavier         5 4 1
West Texas State         4 4 1
Florida State         4 5 1
Texas Western         4 5 0
Colgate         3 4 1
New Mexico State         3 6 1
Rutgers         3 6 0
Colorado State         3 7 0
Louisville         3 7 0
Miami (FL)         3 7 0
Detroit         2 6 1
Holy Cross         2 6 1
Notre Dame         2 7 0
Pacific (CA)         2 8 0
Houston         2 8 0
Boston University         1 6 1
Dayton         1 7 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Detroit Titans football team represented the University of Detroit as an independent during the 1963 college football season. In their second year under head coach John Idzik, the Titans compiled a 2–6–1 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 221 to 116.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Tom Zientek with 574 passing yards, Fred Beier with 766 rushing yards and 48 points scored, and George Walkosky with 135 receiving yards.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 21 at Bowling Green Bowling Green, OH L 14–27
September 27 Northern Michigan W 20–7
October 4 Boston College
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 12–20
October 12 at Kentucky L 18–35
October 19 at Cincinnati L 0–35
Octobe 26 at Dayton T 14–14
November 2 at Houston L 18–55
November 8 Villanova
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 14–28
November 15 Xavier
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
W 6–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1963 Detroit Mercy Titans Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1963 Detroit Mercy Titans Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 24, 2017. 

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