1906 Ole Miss Rebels football team

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1906 Ole Miss Rebels football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1906 record 4–2 (3–2 SIAA)
Head coach Thomas S. Hammond (1st season)
Captain C. P. Huggins
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →
1906 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt + 5 0 0     8 1 0
Clemson + 4 0 1     4 0 3
Sewanee 5 1 0     8 1 0
Alabama 3 1 0     5 1 0
Texas A&M 2 1 0     6 1 0
Ole Miss 3 2 0     4 2 0
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     6 3 1
Texas 1 1 0     9 1 0
Davidson 1 1 1     3 2 2
Georgia 2 3 1     2 4 1
Mississippi A&M 0 2 1     2 2 1
LSU 0 2 1     2 2 2
Mercer 0 2 0     1 4 0
Tennessee 0 3 1     1 6 2
Tulane 0 3 0     0 4 1
Auburn 0 5 0     1 5 1
Cumberland            
Nashville            
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1906 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 1906 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. Games with Tennessee on October 27 and with Arkansas on November 17 were cancelled,[1] this the first season of the legal forward pass. James C. Elmer of Ole Miss caught the first forward pass in the history of the Egg Bowl rivalry. Elmer's kicking accounted for 13 points in a 29–5 rout, for the first time the game marked the end of the season for not one but both teams.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 Maryville* Oxford, Mississippi W 16–6  
October 13 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 0–29  
October 20 at LSU Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 9–0  
November 3 at Tulane New Orleans (Rivalry) W 17–0  
November 12 at Sewanee Memphis, Tennessee L 0–24  
November 29 vs. Mississippi A&M Jackson, Mississippi (Rivalry) W 29–5  
*Non-conference game.

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