1912 Ole Miss Rebels football team

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1912 Ole Miss Rebels football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1912 record 5–3 (2–2 SIAA)
Head coach Leo DeTray (1st season)
Captain John C. Adams
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 Ole Miss Rebels football team represented the University of Mississippi during the 1912 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 5 Memphis High* Oxford, Mississippi W 34–0  
October 12 Castle Heights* Oxford, Mississippi W 1–0 (forfeit)  
October 19 at LSU Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 10–7  
October 26 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 0–24  
November 1 Mississippi College Oxford, Mississippi W 12–0  
November 9 at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Rivalry) L 9–10  
November 13 at Texas* Clark FieldAustin, Texas L 14–53  
November 30 vs. Tennessee Medical College* Memphis, Tennessee W 47–6  
*Non-conference game.

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Players[edit]

Line[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
John C. Adams center
Rube Barker tackle
J. P. Evans end
E. F. McCall guard
L. D. Myers tackle
H. A. Puryear guard
E. S. Samuels guard
Guy Spruhan end
J. S. Therrell end
W. E. Vandevere end

Backfield[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
J. J. Breeland halfback
David Gardner halfback
W. G. Green halfback
Ralph E. Fletcher quarterback
M. F. Haralson quarterback
I. H. Harris fullback
R. K. Haxton halfback
G. J. Leftwich fullback

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