Detroit Titans football

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Detroit Titans football
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First season 1892
Home stadium University of Detroit Stadium
Stadium capacity 20000
Location Detroit, Michigan
All-time record 308–204–24 (.597)
Claimed national titles 1

The Detroit Titans were the college football team representing the University of Detroit from 1896 to 1964. In 1928, the Detroit Titans won a College Football National Championship under Gus Dorais, with a record of 9-0-0.

Championships[edit]

Head coaching records[edit]

Head Coach Years Seasons Record Pct.
William S. Robinson 1896–1899 4 13–5–1 .700
John C. Mackey 1900–1901 2 6–6–0 .500
Edward Ryan 1902, 1906 2 7–5–1 .577
Alfred W. Debo 1903–1904 2 6–6–0 .500
George A. Kelly 1907, 1909–1910 3 7–5–2 .571
Royal R. Campbell 1911–1912 2 8–6–1 .567
George M. Lawton 1913–1914 2 6–6–3 .500
Harry Costello 1915–1916 2 4–7–2 .385
James F. Duffy 1917, 1919–1922, 1924 6 43–12–1 .777
Germany Schulz 1923 1 4–3–2 .556
Gus Dorais 1925–1942 18 113–48–7 .693
Chuck Baer 1945–1950 6 35–21–1 .623
Dutch Clark 1951–1953 3 13–17–0 .433
Wally Fromhart 1954–1958 5 19–25–2 .435
Jim Miller 1959–1961 3 18–10–0 .643
John Idzik 1962–1964 3 6–21–1 .232

Notable personnel[edit]

Name Position Years Notes
Grady Alderman Lineman 1950s Played in NFL, 1960-1974
Vince Banonis Center 1939-1941 Inducted into College Football Hall of Fame
Dan Boisture End 1947-1948 Head coach at Eastern Michigan, 1967-1973
Lloyd Brazil Halfback 1927-1929 All-American; inducted into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame
Walt Cassidy End 1920s Played in NFL, 1924
Bill Dando Halfback 1956-1968 Head coach at Buffalo, 1977-1979
Andy Farkas Fullback 1930s Played for Washington Redskins, 1938-1944
Harvey Long Lineman 1920s Played in NFL, 1929-1930
Elmer Madarik Halfback 1940s Played for Detroit Lions 1945-1948
Ted Marchibroda Quarterback 1950s Played and coached in the NFL for over 40 years, 1953-1998
Doug Nott Halfback 1930s Played for Detroit Lions in 1935
Lee Riley Defensive back 1950s Played in NFL and AFL, 1955-1962
Jim Shorter Defensive back 1960s Played in NFL, 1948-1956
Jack Simmons Lineman 1940s Played in NFL, 1962-1969
Steve Stonebreaker Linebacker 1960s Played in NFL, 1962-1968
Tillie Voss End 1920s Played in NFL, 1921-1929

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records. Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2011. pp. 70–75. Retrieved 2011-10-17. 

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