1905 Sewanee Tigers football team

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1905 Sewanee Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1905 record 4–2–1 (3-2-1 SIAA)
Head coach W. C. Hyatt
Captain John Scarbrough
Home stadium McGee Field
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →
1905 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt $ 6 0 0     7 1 0
Georgia Tech 5 0 1     6 0 1
LSU 2 0 0     3 0 0
Texas 2 1 0     5 4 0
Sewanee 3 2 1     4 2 1
Clemson 3 2 1     3 2 1
Alabama 4 4 0     6 4 0
Cumberland 2 2 0     4 4 0
Nashville 0 0 0     0 2 0
Auburn 2 3 0     2 4 0
Mississippi A&M 1 4 0     3 4 0
Texas A&M 0 1 0     7 2 0
Tulane 0 1 0     0 1 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     0 2 0
Tennessee 0 4 1     3 5 1
Georgia 0 5 0     1 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1905 Sewanee Tigers football team represented the Sewanee Tigers of Sewanee: The University of the South in the 1905 season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 14 Mooney* McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee W 42–0  
October 21 Cumberland McGee Field • Sewanee, Tennessee W 9–0  
October 28 Tennessee McGee Field • Sewanee, Tennessee W 11–6  
November 11 at Georgia Tech The Flats • Atlanta T 18–18  
November 17 at Texas Clark FieldAustin, Texas L 10–17  
November 23 at Alabama Birmingham FairgroundsBirmingham, Alabama W 42–6  
November 30 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 4–68  
All times are in Eastern.

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Players[edit]

Varsity lettermen[edit]

Line[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
J. L. Brong guard
Rupert Colmore end Sewanee, Tennessee 155
E. H. Fowlkes tackle
Ephraim Kirby-Smith tackle Sewanee, Tennessee 156
Henry D. Phillips guard Philadelphia 6'4" 188 23
Miles Watkins center
David Wettlin end

Backfield[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
John Scarbrough quarterback Rockdale, Texas 135 19
James L. Harris back
John Shaffer back
Wilmer Poyner back
Nate Sawrie back

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Subs[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
R. N. Atkinson
Robert Bostrom
Roland Crownover
John Greer
H. H. Lumpkin

References[edit]