1902 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

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1902 South Carolina Gamecocks football
Conference Independent
1902 record 6–1
Head coach Bob Williams (1st season)
Captain Thomas E. McCutchen
Home stadium Melton Field
Seasons
← 1901
1903 →
1902 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska         9 0 0
California         8 0 0
Harvard         11 1 0
Virginia         8 1 1
South Carolina         6 1 0
Stanford         6 1 0
Washington         5 1 0
Army         6 1 1
North Carolina         5 1 3
Dartmouth         6 2 1
Notre Dame         6 2 1
Utah         5 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         4 1 1
Penn State         7 3 0
Villanova         4 3 0
Oregon         3 1 3
Western U. of Penn.         5 6 1
Washington Agricultural         2 3 0
USC         2 3 0
Montana         0 2 0
Maryland         3 5 2
Navy         2 7 1

The 1902 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina during the 1902 college football season. The team was then known as the South Carolina College Fighting Gamecocks. The team defeated Clemson.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 15 Guilford Columbia, SC W 10–0  
October 21 North Carolina Medical College* Columbia, SC W 60–0  
October 25 Bingham Military Columbia, SC W 28–0  
October 30 Clemson Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 12–6  
November 6 St. Albans Columbia, SC W 5–0  
November 14 Furman L 0–10  
November 28 Charleston Medical College Columbia, SC W 80–0  

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Roster[edit]

The following players were members of the 1902 football team according to the roster published in the 1902 and 1903 editions of The Garnet and Black, the South Carolina yearbook.[3]

SCC Fighting Gamecocks 1902 roster
Quarterback
  • Lee
  • McGhee

Guards

  • McCutchen (Capt.)
  • Salley
  • Ehrich

Tackles

  • Smith
  • Oliver

Center

  • Freeman
Ends
  • Foster
  • Nicholson

Halfbacks

  • Davis
  • Withers

Fullback

  • Gunter
  • Wilds
Substitutes
  • McKay
  • Epps
  • Finley
  • Ancrum

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.academia.edu/1578479/The_South_Carolina_Clemson_Football_War_of_1902
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 30, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "The Garnet and Black 1902" (PDF). The Garnet and Black. 1902. p. 75. Retrieved 2018-05-27.