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Detroit "U" Is Facing Tough Gridiron Season

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\ DETROIT “U” IS FACING TOUGH GRIDIRON SEASON I J t 1 i (By Associated Press) I “Steamer" Horning, Harold “Dutch” DETROIT, Sept? S.—With only a I Lauer, former IT. of D. star, who month in which to prepare for the i will work with the hacks, and “Bun- I hig game of the schedule that with the Army at West Point, Octoher 11 the University of Detroit football squad expects to he one of the first college football teams in the. country to he ready for the 1924 schedule. The squad numbering 36 players evenly divided between last year's varsity men and newcomers from the freshman ranks, now is in training at a camp near Lexington. Mich Prospects for the year are not particularly bright. James Duffy, F. of I), coach from 1917 to 1922. is again in charge after a year’s ah- j sence, and faces the necessity of ! re-teaching his system of play. He is being assisted by a strong staff ny ' Barrett, last year’s center, who will drill tho line candidates. “Speed'* Ellis, a former captain and tackle who now is acting as fresh man coach, is assisting Duffy until the first year men report. The squad is being pointed to ward thp West Point game. The season will have been a Success, Duffy believes, if the Titans can conquer the soldiers, no mattPr what the result may be in the remainder of the game» played. It was with this game in view that the midget coach called the men to practice earlier than usual, that thPv might be whipped into condition Ny the second week of October.

Clipped from The News-Palladium, 08 Sep 1924, Mon,  Page

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