1910 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season

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1910 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season
League NCAA
Sport College football
Duration September 24, 1910
through December 3, 1910
Number of teams 14
Regular Season
Season champions Vanderbilt
Auburn
Football seasons
← 1909
1911 →
1910 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt + 5 0 0     8 0 1
Auburn + 5 0 0     6 1 0
Sewanee 3 1 0     8 2 0
Georgia 4 2 1     6 2 1
Ole Miss 2 1 0     7 1 0
Mississippi A&M 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mercer 3 2 0     6 3 0
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     5 3 0
Clemson 2 3 1     4 3 1
LSU 1 3 0     1 5 0
Tennessee 1 4 0     3 5 1
The Citadel 0 2 0     3 4 0
Alabama 0 4 0     4 4 0
Howard 0 5 0     1 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1910 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season was the college football games played by the member schools of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association as part of the 1910 college football season. The season began on September 24.

Vanderbilt lineman Will Metzger was selected third-team All-American by Walter Camp, the third player from the South ever to receive such an honor.[1]

Results and team statistics[edit]

Conf. Rank Team Head coach Overall record Conf. record PPG PAG
1 (tie) Vanderbilt Dan McGugin 8–0–1 5–0 18.4 0.9
1 (tie) Auburn Mike Donahue 6–1 4–0 25.1 1.3
3 Sewanee Harris Cope 8–2 3–1 28.5 6.4
4 Georgia Alex Cunningham 6–2–1 4–2–1 31.2 5.8
5 Mississippi Nathan Stauffer 7–1 2–1
6 (tie) Mississippi A&M W. D. Chadwick 7–2 3–2 24.3 4.0
6 (tie) Mercer C. C. Stroud 6–3 3–2 13.2 8.1
8 Georgia Tech John Heisman 5–3 3–3 24.6 6.3
9 Clemson Bob Williams 4–3–1 2–3–1 13.3 6.8
10 Tennessee Lex Stone 3–5–1 1–4 5.6 14.9
11 The Citadel Sam Costen 3–4 0–2 3.7 10.7
12 LSU John W. Mayhew 1–5 0–3 7.5 19.8
13 Alabama Guy Lowman 4–4 0–4 8.1 13.4
14 Howard 1–7 0–5

Key

PPG = Average of points scored per game
PAG = Average of points allowed per game[2]

Regular season[edit]

Index to colors and formatting
Non-conference matchup; SIAA member won
Non-conference matchup; SIAA member lost
Non-conference matchup; tie
Conference matchup

SIAA teams in bold.

Week One[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
September 24 Locust Grove Mercer Macon, GA W 32–0
September 24 Sewanee Medical Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN W 53–0
September 24 Mooney Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 34–0
September 24 Gordon Clemson Bowman Field • Calhoun, SC CLEM 26–0

Week Two[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 1 Centre Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, TN L 17–2
October 1 Birmingham Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 16–0
October 1 Locust Grove Georgia Herty FieldAthens, GA W 101–0
October 1 Gordon Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA GT 57–0
October 1 Memphis H. S. Ole Miss Oxford, MS W 10–0
October 1 Mississippi College Mississippi A&M W 24–0
October 1 Mercer Clemson Bowman Field • Calhoun, SC MERC 3–0
October 1 Blountsville Agri. Howard W 10–0
October 1 Anderson Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN W 27–0
October 1 Rose-Hulman Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 23–0

Week Three[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 5 Tennessee Medical College Ole Miss Oxford, MS W 2–0
October 8 Marion Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 26–0
October 8 Mississippi A&M Auburn Auburn Athletic Field • Auburn, AL AUB 6–0
October 8 Clemson Howard Homewood, AL CLEM 24–0
October 8 Gordon Georgia Herty FieldAthens, GA UGA 79–0
October 8 Chattanooga Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA W 18–0
October 8 Georgia Medical Mercer Macon, GA W 22–0
October 8 Tennessee Military Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN W 95–0
October 8 Castle Heights Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 14–0

Week Four[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 13 Ole Miss Tulane First Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 16–0
October 15 Auburn Howard Birmingham, AL AUB 78–0
October 15 Clemson The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC CLEM 32–0
October 15 Georgia Alabama State FairgroundsBirmingham, AL UGA 22–0
October 16 Mercer Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA GT 46–0
October 15 Sewanee Centre Louisville, KY L 19–0
October 15 Mississippi College LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA W 40–0
October 15 Tennessee-Memphis Mississippi A&M W 6–0
October 16 Tennessee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN VAN 18–0

Week Five[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 21 LSU Mississippi A&M Columbus Fairgrounds • Columbus, MS MSA&M 3–0
October 21 Ole Miss Mississippi College Clinton, MS W 24–0
October 22 Howard Alabama Southern Montgomery, AL L 5–0
October 22 Clemson Auburn Auburn, AL AUB 17–0
October 22 The Citadel Charleston College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC L 11–0
October 22 Tennessee Georgia Herty FieldAthens, GA UGA 35–6
October 22 Florida Mercer Macon, GA W 13–0
October 22 Georgia Tech Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL GT 36–0
October 22 Morgan Sewanee McGee Field Sewanee, TN W 22–5
October 22 Vanderbilt Yale Yale FieldNew Haven, CT T 0–0

Week Six[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 29 Wake Forest The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 9–5
October 29 Mercer Georgia Herty FieldAthens, GA MERC 21–0
October 29 Tennessee Howard Birmingham, AL TENN 17–0
October 29 Sewanee LSU New Orleans, LA SEW 31–5
October 29 Auburn Texas Clark FieldAustin, TX L 9–0
October 29 Ole Miss Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN VAN 9–2
October 31 Tennessee Mississippi A&M Hardy Field • Starkville, MS MSA&M 48–0

Week Seven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 1 Tennessee Medical College Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN W 6–0
November 3 Clemson South Carolina Columbia, SC W 24–0
November 5 Auburn Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA AUB 16–0
November 5 Chattanooga Mercer Macon, GA L 6–0
November 5 The Citadel Florida Jacksonville, FL L 6–2
November 5 Kentucky Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, TN L 10–0
November 5 Alabama Ole Miss Greenville, MS MISS 16–0
November 5 Mississippi A&M Tulane First Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 10–0
November 5 Georgia Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN SEW 15–12
November 5 LSU Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN VAN 22–0

Week Eight[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 10 Clemson Georgia Augusta, GA T 0–0
November 12 Auburn Tulane Gulfport, MS W 33–0
November 12 Howard Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN L 56–0
November 12 Ole Miss Tennessee Medical College Memphis, TN W 44–0
November 12 Birmingham Mississippi A&M W 46–0
November 13 Sewanee Alabama State FairgroundsBirmingham, AL SEW 30–0
November 12 Maryville Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, TN W 13–0
November 13 Vanderbilt Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA VAN 23–0

Week Nine[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 18 Mercer The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC MERC 21–0
November 18 Howard Mississippi A&M MSA&M 82–0
November 19 Alabama Tulane First Tulane Stadium New Orleans, LA W 5–3
November 19 Chattanooga Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, TN T 6–6
November 19 Georgia Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA UGA 11–6

Week Ten[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 24 Washington & Lee Alabama State FairgroundsBirmingham, AL W 9–0
November 24 LSU Arkansas Little Rock, AR L 51–0
November 24 Auburn Georgia Savannah, GA AUB 26–0
November 24 South Carolina The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 5–0
November 24 Clemson Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA GT 34–0
November 24 Howard Mercer MERC 28–0
November 24 Ole Miss Mississippi A&M State Fairgrounds • Jackson, MS MISS 30–0
November 24 Sewanee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN VAN 23–6

Week Eleven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
December 3 Charleston Navy The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 10–0

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

All-Southern team[edit]

The composite All-Southern team of four sporting writers and three coaches included:[3]

Position Name First-team selectors Team
QB Chigger Browne C Sewanee
HB Ray Morrison C Vanderbilt
HB Aubrey Lanier C Sewanee
FB Bradley Streit C Auburn
E Jenks Gillem C Sewanee
T Ewing Y. Freeland C Vanderbilt
G Will Metzger C Vanderbilt
C Eugene Caton C Auburn
G Earl Kinnebrew C Mississippi
T Pat Patterson C Georgia Tech
E Bill Neely C Vanderbilt

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On the Gridiron and Diamond". The Kappa Alpha Journal. 30 (2): 211. 
  2. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/independent/1910.html
  3. ^ closed access publication – behind paywall "All S. I. A. A. Team." Times-Picayune. December 8, 1910.