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]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 21at Bowling GreenBowling Green, OHL 14–27
September 27Northern MichiganW 20–7
October 4Boston College
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 12–20
October 12at KentuckyL 18–35
October 19at CincinnatiL 0–35
Octobe 26at DaytonT 14–14
November 2at HoustonL 18–55
November 8Villanova
  • University of Detroit Stadium
  • Detroit
L 14–28
November 15Xavier
  • 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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