1900 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season

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1900 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season
League NCAA
Sport College football
Duration September 29, 1900
through December 5, 1900
Number of teams 15
Regular Season
Season champions Sewanee
Football seasons
← 1899
1901 →
1900 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Clemson $ 2 0 0     6 0 0
Sewanee 5 0 0     6 1 1
Auburn 4 0 0     4 0 0
Tulane 3 0 0     5 0 0
Texas 1 0 0     6 0 0
Vanderbilt 2 2 1     4 4 1
Alabama 1 3 0     2 3 0
Georgia 1 3 0     2 4 0
Nashville 1 3 0     1 3 0
Tennessee 0 1 1     3 2 1
LSU 0 1 0     2 2 0
Cumberland 0 1 0     0 1 0
Kentucky State 0 2 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 0 3 0     0 3 0
Georgia Tech 0 3 0     0 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1900 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season was the college football games played by the member schools of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association as part of the 1900 college football season. The season began on September 29.

The season saw the rise of Clemson's football program, the return of Alabama football, and the first season of play for Henry D. Phillips.[1]

Results and team statistics[edit]

Conf. Rank Team Head coach Overall record Conf. record PPG PAG
1 Sewanee Billy Suter 6–1–1 5–0 16.8 3.4
2 Auburn Billy Watkins 4–0 4–0 37.0 1.3
3 Tulane H. T. Summersgill 5–0 3–0 21.0 0.0
4 Clemson John Heisman 6–0 2–0 37.0 1.7
5 Texas Samuel Huston Thompson 6–0 1–0 18.8 2.2
6 Vanderbilt J. L. Crane 4–4–1 2–2–1 9.2 10.2
7 (tie) Alabama Malcolm Griffin 2–3 1–3 10.4 19.8
7 (tie) Georgia E. E. Jones 2–4 1–3 4.7 26.5
7 (tie) Nashville Charley Moran 1-3 1–3 5.8 11.5
10 Tennessee J. A. Pierce 3–2–1 0–1–1 11.2 8.5
11 (tie) LSU Edmond Chavanne 2–2 0-1 21.3 8.8
11 (tie) Cumberland E. D. Kuykendall 0–1 0–1 0.0 18.0
13 Kentucky State W. H. Kiler 4–6 0–2 5.9 6.3
14 Mississippi Z. N. Estes 0–3 0–3 1.7 10.0
15 Georgia Tech Harris T. Collier 0–4 0–3 1.5 26.8

Key

PPG = Average of points scored per game
PAG = Average of points allowed per game

Regular season[edit]

Index to colors and formatting
Non-conference matchup; SIAA member won
Non-conference matchup; SIAA member lost
Non-conference matchup; tie
Conference matchup

SIAA teams in bold.

Week One[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
September 29 Kentucky State Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH L 20–6

Week Two[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 6 Mississippi Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN VAN 6–0
October 6 Louisville YMCA Kentucky State Lexington, KY W 12–6
October 10 King Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, TN W 122–0
October 10 Oklahoma Texas Clark FieldAustin, TX W 28–2

Week Three[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 13 Georgia Georgia Tech Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA UGA 12–0
October 13 Vanderbilt Texas Clark FieldAustin, TX TEX 22–0
October 13 Bethel Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN W 33–0
October 13 Kentucky State Centre Danville, KY L 5–0
October 17 Cumberland Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN SEW 18–0

Week Four[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 19 Davidson Clemson Bowman Field • Calhoun, SC W 64–0
October 20 Kentucky All-Stars Kentucky State Lexington, KY L 5–0
October 20 South Carolina Georgia Herty Field Athens GA W 5–0
October 20 Nashville Georgia Tech Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA NASH 23–0
October 21 Taylor School Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 35–0
October 22 Clemson Wofford Spartanburg, SC W 21–0
October 22 Nashville Auburn Auburn, AL AUB 28–0
October 22 Tennessee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN T 0–0

Week Five[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 26 Mississippi Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL ALA 12–5
October 27 Sewanee Georgia Atlanta, GA SEW 21–6
October 27 Southern A. C. Tulane New Orleans, LA W 23–0
October 27 Georgetown (KY) Kentucky State Lexington, KY W 12–0
October 27 Texas A&M Texas San Antonio, TX W 5–0
October 29 Sewanee Georgia Tech Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA SEW 34–0

Week Six[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 1 Clemson South Carolina Columbia, SC W 51–0
November 1 North Carolina Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, TN L 22–5
November 1 Centre Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 11–0
November 3 Eastern Kentucky Kentucky State Lexington, KY L 5–0
November 3 North Carolina Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 48–0
November 3 Tulane Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL TUL 6–0
November 5 North Carolina Sewanee Atlanta, GA T 0–0

Week Seven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 10 Tennessee Auburn Birmingham, AL AUB 23–0
November 10 Clemson Georgia Herty FieldAthens, GA CLEM 39–5
November 10 Sewanee Nashville Nashville, TN SEW 12–0
November 10 Millsaps Tulane New Orleans, LA W 35–0
November 10 Centre Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 11–0
November 10 Louisville YMCA Kentucky State Lexington, KY W 12–0
November 11 Millsaps LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA W 70–0

Week Eight[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 17 Alabama Auburn Riverside Park • Montgomery, AL AUB 53–5
November 17 Georgia North Carolina Raleigh, NC L 55–0
November 17 LSU Tulane New Orleans, LA LSU 29–0
November 17 Sewanee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN SEW 11–10
November 17 Avondale A. C. Kentucky State Lexington, KY L 11–5
November 17 Missouri Texas Clark FieldAustin, TX W 17–11

Week Nine[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 24 Bethel Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 22–0
November 24 Clemson VPI Charlotte, NC W 12–5
November 24 Kentucky State Eastern Kentucky Richmond, KY L 11–0
November 24 Kansas City Medical Texas Austin, TX W 30–0
November 27 Chattanooga Tennessee Waite Field Knoxville, TN W 28–0
November 29 Auburn Georgia Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA AUB 44–0
November 29 Mississippi Tulane New Orleans, LA TUL 12–0
November 29 Clemson Alabama North Birmingham Park • Birmingham, AL CLEM 35–0
November 29 Kentucky University Kentucky State Lexington, KY W 12–0
November 29 Texas A&M Texas Clark FieldAustin, TX W 11–0
November 29 Nashville Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN VAN 18–0
November 29 Sewanee Virginia Richmond, VA L 17–5
November 30 LSU Millsaps Jackson, MS L 6–5

Week Ten[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
December 1 Georgetown (KY) Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, TN W 12–6
December 5 LSU Alumni LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA W 10–0
December 7 Davidson Georgia Tech Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA L 38–6

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Southerns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodruff 1928, p. 103
  • Woodruff, Fuzzy (1928). A History of Southern Football 1890–1928.