1918 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season

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1918 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season
League NCAA
Sport College football
Duration September 28, 1918
through December 7, 1918
Number of teams 11
Regular Season
Season champions Georgia Tech
Football seasons
← 1917
1919 →
1918 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech $ 3 0 0     6 1 0
Vanderbilt 2 0 0     4 2 0
Mississippi A&M 2 0 0     3 2 0
Clemson 3 1 0     5 2 0
South Carolina 2 1 1     2 1 1
Furman 1 3 0     3 5 1
Sewanee 0 1 0     3 2 0
The Citadel 0 1 1     0 2 1
Auburn 0 2 0     2 5 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     1 3 0
Wofford 0 2 0     0 3 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • There were several SIAA schools that did not field a team due to World War I.

The 1918 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 1918 college football season. The season began on September 28.

Georgia Tech was conference champion. Center Bum Day was the first Southern player ever selected to Walter Camp's All-America first-team.

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 28 Camp Sevier Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, South Carolina W 65–0

Week Two[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 5 Clemson Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta GT 28–0

Week Three[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 12 Furman Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta GT 118–0

Week Four[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 19 Oglethorpe Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, Alabama W 58–0
October 19 Camp Greenleaf Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee L 6–0
October 19 11th Cavalry Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 123–0

Week Five[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 26 Camp Griffin Auburn Rickwood FieldBirmingham, Alabama L 26–0
October 26 Camp Hancock Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee L 25–6
October 26 Camp Gordon Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 28–0
October 26 Morgan Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee W 68–6

Week Six[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 2 Camp Greenleaf Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee L 14–0
November 2 Clemson South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina CLEM 39–0
November 2 48th Infantry Furman Greenville, South Carolina W 20–7
November 2 Sewanee Tennessee Waite Field • Knoxville, Tennessee W 68–0
November 2 Kentucky Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 33–0
November 3 Auburn Marion Marion, Alabama W 20–7

Week Seven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 9 Auburn Camp Gordon Columbus, Georgia W 14–6
November 9 Furman South Carolina Florence, South Carolina SCAR 26–0
November 9 Camp Hancock Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, South Carolina L 66–13
November 9 Erskine Furman Greenville, South Carolina T 6–6
November 9 Camp Shelby Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi W 12–0
November 9 Payne Field Ole Miss West Point, Mississippi L 6–0
November 9 Tennessee (SATC) Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 76–0
November 10 North Carolina A&M Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 128–0

Week Eight[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 16 Clemson The Citadel Columbia, South Carolina CLEM 7–0
November 16 Erskine Wofford Spartanburg, South Carolina L 27–0
November 16 Union (TN) Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi W 39–0
November 16 Park Field Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi L 6–0
November 16 Vanderbilt Auburn Rickwood FieldBirmingham, Alabama VAN 21–0
November 16 Fort Oglethorpe Sewanee Chattanooga, Tennessee W 24–6
November 16 South Carolina Furman Greenville, South Carolina SCAR 20–12

Week Nine[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 22 Charleston Navy The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina L 6–0
November 23 Furman Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, South Carolina CLEM 68–7
November 23 Georgia Tech Pittsburgh Forbes FieldPittsburgh, Pennsylvania L 32–0
November 23 Wofford South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina SCAR 13–0

Week Ten[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 28 Clemson Davidson Charlotte, North Carolina W 7–0
November 28 Auburn Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta GT 41–0
November 28 Ole Miss Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi MSA&M 34–0
November 28 The Citadel South Carolina County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, South Carolina T 0–0
November 28 Sewanee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee VAN 40–0
November 30 2nd Dev. Regiment Furman Greenville, South Carolina L 13–7

Week Eleven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
December 4 Furman Wofford Spartanburg, South Carolina FUR 7–0
December 7 Mississippi A&M Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi MSA&M 13–0
December 7 Presbyterian Furman Greenville, South Carolina L 13–7

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

References[edit]