1912 Kentucky State College Wildcats football team

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1912 Kentucky State College Wildcats football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1912 record 7–2 (1–0 SIAA)
Head coach Edwin Sweetland (3rd season)
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →
1912 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt $ 3 0 1     8 1 1
Texas A&M 2 0 0     8 1 0
Kentucky State 1 0 0     7 2 0
Auburn 6 1 1     6 1 1
Georgia 5 1 1     6 1 1
Sewanee 2 1 2     5 1 2
Georgia Tech 5 3 0     5 3 1
Alabama 3 3 1     5 3 1
Tulane 3 3 0     5 3 0
Mississippi A&M 3 3 0     4 3 0
Clemson 3 3 0     4 4 0
Ole Miss 2 2 0     5 3 0
Mercer 2 3 1     5 3 1
LSU 2 3 0     4 3 0
Mississippi College 1 4 0     3 4 0
Florida 0 2 1     5 2 1
The Citadel 0 3 0     2 4 0
Tennessee 0 4 0     4 4 0
Howard 0 4 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1912 Kentucky State College Wildcats football team represented Kentucky State College—now known as the University of Kentucky—during the 1912 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. During the season, head coach Edwin Sweetland fired his assistant coach Richard S. Webb after Webb took several team members to a Knoxville red-light district after the game against Tennessee.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Maryville* Lexington, KY W 34–0  
October 5 Marshall* Lexington, KY W 13–6  
October 12 Miami (OH)* Lexington, KY L 8–13  
October 19 at Cincinnati* Cincinnati, OH W 19–13  
October 28 Louisville* Lexington, KY (Rivalry) W 41–0  
November 2 VMI* Lexington, KY L 2–3  
November 9 Hanover* Lexington, KY W 64–0  
November 16 at Tennessee Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) W 13–6  
November 28 at Cincinnati YMI Cincinnati, OH W 56–0  
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanly, Gregory Kent, "Before Big Blue – Sports at the University of Kentucky 1880–1940," (The University Press of Kentucky, 1996), p. 48, ISBN 0-8131-1991-X.
  2. ^ "Kentucky Season Schedule - databaseFootball.com/NCAA". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on December 10, 2015. Retrieved August 9, 2015.