1917 Sewanee Tigers football team

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1917 Sewanee Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1917 record 5–2–1 (4–1–1 SIAA)
Head coach Charles M. Best (1st season)
Captain Eben Wortham
Home stadium McGee Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech $ 4 0 0     9 0 0
Auburn 5 1 0     6 2 1
Clemson 5 1 0     6 2 0
Sewanee 4 1 1     5 2 1
Mississippi A&M 3 1 0     6 1 0
Alabama 3 1 1     5 2 1
Tulane 2 1 0     5 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 0     5 3 0
LSU 2 3 0     3 5 0
South Carolina 2 3 0     3 5 0
Wofford 1 2 0     5 4 0
Furman 1 3 0     3 5 0
Florida 1 3 0     2 4 0
Ole Miss 1 4 0     1 4 1
The Citadel 0 2 0     3 3 0
Howard 0 3 0     0 3 0
Mississippi College 0 4 0     0 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • There were several SIAA schools that did not field a team due to World War I.

The 1917 Sewanee Tigers football team represented the Sewanee Tigers of Sewanee: The University of the South during the 1917 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
September 29 Howard McGee Field • Sewanee, Tennessee T 6–6  
October 13 Transylvania* Chattanooga, Tennessee W 76–0  
October 20 at LSU New Orleans, Louisiana W 3–0  
October 27 Kentucky Chattanooga, Tennessee W 7–0  
November 3 at Alabama Birmingham, Alabama W 3–3  
November 10 Ole Miss McGee Field • Sewanee, Tennessee W 69–7  
November 17 Centre* Chattanooga, Tennessee L 0–28  
November 29 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) L 6–13  
*Non-conference game.

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