1904 Sewanee Tigers football team

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1904 Sewanee Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1904 record 7–1 (4–1 SIAA)
Head coach George S. Whitney
Assistant coach Harris G. Cope
Captain Rupert Colmore, Sr.
Home stadium McGee Field
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →
1904 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt + 5 0 0     9 0 0
Auburn + 5 0 0     5 0 0
Texas 1 0 0     6 2 0
Kentucky State 0 0 0     9 1 0
Sewanee 4 1 0     7 1 0
Georgia Tech 3 1 1     8 1 1
Alabama 5 3 0     7 3 0
Clemson 3 2 1     3 3 1
Tulane 3 2 0     5 2 0
Ole Miss 2 3 0     4 3 0
LSU 1 2 0     3 4 0
Tennessee 1 4 1     3 5 1
Nashville 0 5 1     1 7 1
Cumberland 0 1 0     2 1 0
Texas A&M 0 2 0     4 2 0
Georgia 0 4 0     1 5 0
Mississippi A&M 0 5 0     2 5 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1904 Sewanee Tigers football team represented the Sewanee Tigers of Sewanee: The University of the South in the 1904 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 Mooney* McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee W 47–0  
October 1 Tennessee Medical* McGee Field • Sewanee, Tennessee W 58–0  
October 15 at Washington (MO)* St. Louis, Missouri W 17–0  
October 27 at Clemson Columbia, South Carolina W 11–5  
October 29 at Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee W 12–0  
November 5 at Texas A&M College Station, Texas W 17–5  
November 12 at Tulane New Orleans, Louisiana W 18–0  
November 24 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 27–0  
All times are in Eastern.

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Players[edit]

Line[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
R. N. Atkinson End, back 140 21
J. L. Brong Guard 165 21
Rupert Colmore End Sewanee, Tennessee 153 21
Roland Crownover Guard 155 20
E. H. Fowlkes Tackle 158 18
John B. Greer End 155 18
Ephraim Kirby-Smith Tackle Sewanee, Tennessee 156 20
Henry D. Phillips Guard Philadelphia 6'4" 188 22
G. Watkins Guard 155 17
Miles A. Watkins Center 184 19
David G. Wetlin End 145 18

Backfield[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
Robert E. Bostrom Quarterback 150 21
Wilmer S. Poyner Halfback 142 24
Nate J. Sawrie Fullback 168 18
John Scarbrough Quarterback Rockdale, Texas 135 18
John J. Shaffer Halfback 138 18

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References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/sewanee/1904-schedule.html
  2. ^ "Sewanee—Official". The Tennessean. November 20, 1904. p. 9. Retrieved June 23, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read