1903 Auburn Tigers football team

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1903 Auburn Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1903 record 4–3 (2–3 SIAA)
Head coach William Penn Bates (1st season)
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →
1903 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Clemson + 2 0 1     4 1 1
Cumberland + 4 1 1     6 1 1
Sewanee 5 1 0     7 1 0
Vanderbilt 5 1 1     6 1 1
Mississippi A&M 2 0 2     3 0 2
Georgia 3 2 0     3 4 0
Ole Miss 1 1 1     2 1 1
Texas 0 0 1     5 1 2
Kentucky State 0 0 0     7 1 0
Alabama 3 4 0     3 4 0
Auburn 2 3 0     4 3 0
Tennessee 2 4 0     4 5 0
Georgia Tech 1 4 0     3 5 0
Tulane 0 1 1     2 2 1
Mercer 0 1 0     0 1 0
Nashville 0 2 0     2 2 0
LSU 0 5 0     4 5 0
SW Presbyterian            
  • + – Conference co-champions
Black & white image illustrating the 1903 Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University, varsity football team.
The 1903 football team of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University).[1]

The 1903 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1903 college football season. The team was coached by William Penn Bates[2] in his only season as Auburn's head coach. The next year Mike Donahue took over for the first of his two coaching stints at Auburn.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 3 Montgomery A.C.* Auburn, AL W 26–0  
October 3 Howard* Auburn, AL W 58–0  
October 23 Alabama Riverside Park • Montgomery, AL (Iron Bowl) L 6–18  
October 31 Sewanee Riverside Park • Montgomery, AL L 0–47  
November 11 LSU Auburn, AL (Rivalry) W 12–0  
November 14 at Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA (Rivalry) W 10–5  
November 26 at Georgia Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 13–22  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1903 Auburn football schedule[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Dunglinson, Jr.; John McDuffie, Jr.; W. M. Wilson; A. W. Merkel; H. McDonnell; W. H. McEniry; A. G. Jones; W. M. Shepard, eds. (1904). "Glomerata" (Annual). Auburn, AL: Alabama Polytechnic Institute. p. 176. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  2. ^ George Dunglinson, Jr.; John McDuffie, Jr.; W. M. Wilson; A. W. Merkel; H. McDonnell; W. H. McEniry; A. G. Jones; W. M. Shepard, eds. (1904). "Glomerata" (Annual). Auburn, AL: Alabama Polytechnic Institute. p. 172. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  3. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: William Penn "Billy" Bates, 1903". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ "1903 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved July 22, 2015.