1914 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season

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1914 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season
League NCAA
Sport College football
Duration September 26, 1914
through December 5, 1914
Number of teams 19
Regular Season
Season champions Tennessee
Football seasons
← 1913
1915 →
1914 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tennessee + 6 0 0     9 0 0
Auburn + 4 0 1     8 0 1
Texas A&M 2 0 0     6 1 1
Ole Miss 2 1 1     5 4 1
Mississippi A&M 4 2 0     6 2 0
Sewanee 4 2 0     5 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     5 2 0
Georgia 2 2 1     3 5 1
Clemson 2 2 0     5 3 1
Alabama 3 3 0     5 4 0
Kentucky 1 1 0     5 3 0
LSU 1 2 1     4 4 1
Chattanooga 1 3 0     5 4 0
Mississippi College 0 1 1     4 3 1
Wofford 0 1 0     1 7 1
Mercer 0 3 0     5 4 0
Tulane 0 3 1     3 3 1
The Citadel 0 3 0     2 5 0
Vanderbilt 0 3 0     2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1914 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 1914 college football season. The season began on September 26.

Tennessee and Auburn both claim conference championships. It was the first championship of any kind for the Tennessee program. Vanderbilt no longer dominated the South by 1914.[1]

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.

Unknown[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
? Louisiana Tech Mississippi College W 14–8
? Southern Miss Mississippi College W 39–0

Week One[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
September 26 Marion Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 39–0
September 26 North Georgia Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 81–0
September 26 Wilmington Kentucky Lexington, KY W 87–0
September 26 Carson–Newman Tennessee 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN W 89–0
September 27 Louisiana-Lafayette LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA W 54–0

Week Two[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 3 Howard Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 13–0
October 3 Northern Alabama A. C. Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 60–0
October 3 K. M. I Centre Cheek Field • Danville, KY W 18–6
October 3 Davidson Clemson Bowman Field • Calhoun, SC T 0–0
October 3 The Citadel Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA UGA 13–0
October 3 Maryville Kentucky Lexington, KY W 80–0
October 3 Louisiana Tech LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA W 60–0
October 3 Arkansas State Ole Miss Oxford, MS W 20–0
October 3 Marion Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS W 54–0
October 3 Cumberland Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN W 59–0
October 3 King Tennessee 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN W 55–3
October 3 Austin Texas A&M College Station, TX W 32–0
October 3 Henderson-Brown Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 42–6
October 3 Riverside Wofford Spartanburg, SC T 0–0

Week Three[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 10 Birmingham Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 54–0
October 10 Auburn Florida Jacksonville, FL AUB 20–0
October 10 Porter Military The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC W 12–0
October 10 Georgia Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN UGA 7–6
October 10 Mercer Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 105–0
October 10 Mississippi College LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA LSU 14–0
October 10 Rhodes Ole Miss Oxford, MS W 14–0
October 10 Cumberland Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS W 77–0
October 10 Vanderbilt Michigan Ferry FieldAnn Arbor, MI L 23–3
October 10 Wofford Furman Greenville, SC L 19–12

Week Four[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 17 Georgia Tech Alabama Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL W 13–0
October 17 Clemson Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, AL AUB 28–0
October 17 King Florida Gainesville, FL W 36–0
October 17 Mississippi A&M Kentucky Lexington, KY UK 19–13
October 17 Ole Miss LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA MISS 21–0
October 17 North Carolina Georgia Atlanta, GA L 41–6
October 18 Chattanooga Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN W 46–3
October 17 Tennessee Louisville Louisville, KY W 66–0
October 17 TCU Texas A&M College Station, TX W 40–0
October 17 Louisiana-Lafayette Tulane First Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 33–0
October 17 Centre Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN VAN 59–0
October 17 Wofford Davidson Davidson, NC L 81–5

Week Five[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 22 Clemson Furman Greenville, SC W 57–0
October 23 Haskell Texas A&M Fort Worth, TX L 10–0
October 24 Mississippi A&M Auburn Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL AUB 19–0
October 24 The Citadel Davidson Charlotte, NC L 16–0
October 24 Georgia Virginia Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, VA L 28–0
October 24 Earlham Kentucky Lexington, KY W 81–3
October 24 Jefferson LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, LA W 14–13
October 24 Sewanee Florida Jacksonville, FL SEW 26–0
October 24 Centenary Tulane First Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 82–0
October 24 Alabama Tennessee 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN TENN 17–7
October 24 North Carolina Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 10–9
October 24 Presbyterian Wofford Spartanburg, SC W 7–0

Week Six[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 27 Jefferson Tulane New Orleans, LA W 24–7
October 28 Ole Miss Mississippi College Jackson, MS T 7–7
October 29 Clemson South Carolina Columbia, SC W 29–6
October 31 Clemson The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC CLEM 14–0
October 31 Tulane Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL ALA 58–0
October 31 Florida Southern Florida Tampa, FL W 59–0
October 31 Sewanee Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 20–0
October 31 Mississippi A&M Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA MSA&M 9–0
October 31 Kentucky Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH L 14–7
October 31 LSU Texas A&M Dallas, TX TXA&M 63–9
October 31 Ole Miss Ouachita Memphis, TN L 7–0
October 31 Chattanooga Tennessee 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN W 67–0
October 31 Virginia Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 20–7
October 31 Wofford Newberry Newberry, SC L 36–0

Week Seven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 4 South Carolina Wofford Spartanburg, SC L 25–0
November 7 Auburn Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 14–0
November 7 Kentucky Wesleyan Centre Danville, KY T 6–6
November 7 The Citadel Newberry Newberry, SC W 14–13
November 7 Clemson Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, GA CLEM 35–13
November 7 Wofford Florida Gainesville, FL FLA 66–0
November 7 Kentucky Purdue West Lafayette, IN L 40–6
November 7 Arkansas LSU Fair Grounds FieldShreveport, LA L 20–12
November 7 Mercer Mississippi A&M MSA&M 66–0
November 7 Ole Miss Tulane First Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA MISS 21–6
November 8 Tennessee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN TENN 16–14
November 9 Texas A&M Rice Houston, TX W 32–7

Week Eight[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 13 Chattanooga Alabama The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 63–0
November 14 Vanderbilt Auburn Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL AUB 6–0
November 14 Clemson VMI Richmond, VA W 27–23
November 14 The Citadel Florida Fleming Field • Gainesville, FL FLA 7–0
November 14 Georgia Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–0
November 14 Louisville Kentucky Lexington, KY W 42–0
November 14 Haskell LSU New Orleans, LA L 31–0
November 14 Ole Miss Arkansas Little Rock, AR W 13–7
November 14 Tulane Mississippi A&M Jackson, MS MSA&M 61–0
November 14 Sewanee Tennessee Chattanooga, TN TENN 14–7

Week Nine[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 17 Ole Miss Texas Clark FieldAustin, TX L 66–7
November 17 Ole Miss Southwestern (TX) Georgetown, TX L 18–0
November 20 Centre Georgetown (KY) Georgetown, KY L 67–0
November 21 Auburn Georgia Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA T 0–0
November 21 Sewanee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN SEW 14–13
November 21 Oklahoma State Texas A&M College Station, TX W 24–0

Week Ten[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 26 The Citadel South Carolina Columbia, SC L 7–6
November 26 Centre Transylvania Lexington, KY L 53–3
November 26 Clemson Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 26–6
November 26 Mercer Florida Fleming Field • Gainesville, FL FLA 14–0
November 26 Kentucky Tennessee 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN TENN 23–6
November 26 Ole Miss Texas A&M Beaumont, TX TXA&M 14–7
November 26 Mississippi A&M Alabama Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL MSA&M 9–0
November 26 LSU Tulane New Orleans, LA T 0–0
November 28 Newberry Wofford Spartanburg, SC L 15–7

Week Eleven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
December 2 Carlisle Alabama Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL L 20–3
December 5 Carlisle Auburn Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA W 7–0
December 5 Wofford Wake Forest Wake Forest, NC L 41–0

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

All-Southern team[edit]

The composite All-Southern team compiled from a total of seven sports writers, coaches, and others by Z. G. Clevenger, University of Tennessee athletic director included:[2]

Position Name First-team selectors Team
QB David Paddock ZC, C Georgia
HB Hunter Kimball ZC, C Mississippi A&M
HB Rabbit Curry ZC, C Vanderbilt
FB Rus Lindsay ZC, C Tennessee
E Alonzo Carroll ZC, C Tennessee
T Farmer Kelly ZC, C Tennessee
G Big Thigpen ZC, C Auburn
C Boozer Pitts ZC, C Auburn
G Mush Kerr ZC, C Tennessee
T Bully Van de Graaff ZC, C Alabama
E Bull Kearley ZC, C Auburn

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodruff 1928, p. 5
  2. ^ "Composite Pick of All S.I.A.A. Teams". Atlanta Constitution. December 1, 1914. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  • Woodruff, Fuzzy (1928). A History of Southern Football 1890–1928. 2.