1919 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season

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1919 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season
League NCAA
Sport College football
Duration September 27, 1919
through November 27, 1919
Number of teams 23
Regular Season
Season champions Auburn
Football seasons
← 1918
1920 →
1919 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Auburn $ 5 1 0     8 1 0
Alabama 6 1 0     8 1 0
Kentucky 3 0 1     3 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 1 0     7 3 0
Tulane 3 1 1     6 2 1
Vanderbilt 3 1 2     5 1 2
Furman 2 1 1     6 2 1
Mississippi A&M 5 2 0     6 2 0
Georgia 4 2 2     4 2 3
LSU 3 2 0     6 2 0
Clemson 3 2 2     6 2 2
Florida 2 2 0     5 3 0
Wofford 1 1 0     3 2 1
Ole Miss 1 4 0     4 4 0
The Citadel 1 4 0     4 4 1
Sewanee 1 4 0     3 6 0
Transylvania 0 0 0     0 1 0
Georgetown 0 0 0     0 2 0
Tennessee 0 3 2     3 3 3
South Carolina 0 4 1     1 7 1
Mercer 0 1 0     0 2 0
Mississippi College 0 4 0     3 5 1
Howard 0 4 0     3 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1919 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 1919 college football season. The season began on September 27.

Auburn was widely regarded as the SIAA champion, though Centre was undefeated in all its games. Both claim titles. For defeating Tech and due to charges of professionalism aimed at Centre, as Fuzzy Woodruff recalls "Auburn claimed it. "We defeated Tech" said Auburn. "Yes, but we defeated you" said Vanderbilt. "Yes", said Alabama, "but Tech, Tulane ,and Tennessee took your measure. We defeated Georgia Tech, who tied Tulane, so we are champions...The newspapers, however, more or less generally supported the claim of Auburn..."[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.

Week One[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
September 20 Camp Logan Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 48–0

Week Two[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
September 27 Marion Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, Alabama W 37–0
September 27 Erskine Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, South Carolina W 53–0
September 27 Furman Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta GT 74–0
September 27 Chamberlain Hunt Mississippi College W 57–0
September 27 Howard Morgan W 31–0
September 27 Presbyterian South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina L 6–0
September 27 Tusculum Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, Tennessee W 29–6

Week Three[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 3 Davidson Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, South Carolina W 7–0
October 3 Maryville Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, Tennessee W 32–2
October 4 Birmingham–Southern Alabama Denny FieldTuscaloosa, Alabama W 27–0
October 4 Auburn Howard Rickwood FieldBirmingham, Alabama AUB 19–6
October 4 North Georgia Florida Fleming Field • Gainesville, Florida W 33–2
October 4 Oglethorpe Furman Manly Field • Greenville, South Carolina W 41–0
October 4 The Citadel Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, Georgia UGA 28–0
October 4 Wake Forest Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 14–0
October 4 Georgetown Kentucky Stoll FieldLexington, Kentucky UK 12–0
October 4 Louisiana-Lafayette LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, Louisiana W 39–0
October 4 Arkansas State Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi W 32–0
October 4 Hendrix Mississippi College L 15–12
October 4 Spring Hill Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi W 12–6
October 4 Wofford Guilford Greensboro, North Carolina T 6–6
October 4 Morgan Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee W 7–0
October 4 Jefferson Tulane Second Tulane Stadium • New Orleans W 27–0
October 4 Union (TN) Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 41–0

Week Four[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 11 Ole Miss Alabama Denny FieldTuscaloosa, Alabama ALA 49–0
October 11 Wofford Furman Manly Field • Greenville, South Carolina FUR 7–6
October 11 Presbyterian The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina W 12–7
October 11 South Carolina Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, Georgia UGA 14–0
October 11 Clemson Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta GT 28–0
October 11 Indiana Kentucky Stoll FieldLexington, Kentucky L 24–0
October 11 Mississippi College Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi MSA&M 56–7
October 11 Jefferson LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, Louisiana W 40–0
October 11 Howard Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee SEW 18–0
October 11 Tennessee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee T 3–3
October 11 Louisiana-Lafayette Tulane Second Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, Louisiana W 73–0
October 12 Camp Gordon Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, Alabama W 25–13

Week Five[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 17 Clemson Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, Alabama AUB 7–0
October 18 Howard Alabama Denny FieldTuscaloosa, Alabama ALA 48–0
October 18 Mercer Florida Fleming Field • Gainesville, Florida FLA 48–0
October 18 Presbyterian Furman Manly Field • Greenville, South Carolina W 6–0
October 18 Ole Miss LSU Birmingham, Alabama LSU 13–0
October 18 Jefferson Mississippi College W 6–0
October 18 Georgia Tech Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee GT 20–0
October 16 Centre Transylvania Lexington, Kentucky L 55–0
October 16 Mercer Howard HOW 33–13
October 18 Sewanee Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, Georgia UGA 13–0
October 18 Mississippi A&M Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, Tennessee TENN 35–0
October 18 Kentucky Ohio State Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio L 49–0
October 18 Tulane Spring Hill Mobile, Alabama W 21–0
October 18 The Citadel Wofford Spartanburg, South Carolina WOF 12–6

Week Six[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 24 Marion Alabama Denny FieldTuscaloosa, Alabama W 61–0
October 25 Centre Transylvania Lexington, Kentucky L 69–0
October 23 Vanderbilt Auburn Rickwood FieldBirmingham, Alabama VAN 7–6
October 25 Tennessee Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, South Carolina CLEM 14–0
October 25 USS Mercy The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina W 13–12
October 25 Wake Forest Furman Manly Field • Greenville, South Carolina W 39–7
October 25 Georgia Florida Tampa, Florida UGA 16–0
October 25 Arkansas LSU Shreveport, Louisiana W 20–0
October 25 Howard Mississippi A&M Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, Mississippi MSA&M 39–0
October 25 Mercer Oglethorpe L 75–0
October 25 Georgia Tech Pittsburgh Forbes FieldPittsburgh, Pennsylvania L 16–6
October 25 Kentucky Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee UK 6–0
October 25 Ole Miss Tulane Tulane Stadium • New Orleans TUL 27–12
October 25 Wofford Newberry Newberry, South Carolina W 27–0

Week Seven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
October 30 Clemson South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina CLEM 19–6
October 30 Hamilton A. C. Howard T 7–7
October 31 Union (TN) Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi W 25–6
November 1 Florida Southern Florida St. Petersburg, Florida L 7–0
November 1 The Citadel Furman Manly Field • Greenville, South Carolina FUR 21–6
November 1 Auburn Georgia McClung StadiumColumbus, Georgia UGA 7–0
November 1 Davidson Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 24–0
November 1 Sewanee Alabama Rickwood FieldBirmingham, Alabama ALA 40–0
November 1 Mississippi College Tulane Tulane Stadium • New Orleans TUL 49–0
November 1 LSU Mississippi A&M Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi MSA&M 6–0
November 1 Kentucky Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee T 0–0
November 1 Erskine Wofford Spartanburg, South Carolina W 19–0

Week Eight[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 7 Georgia Virginia Lambeth Field •Charlottesville, Virginia T 7–7
November 7 Presbyterian Clemson Riggs FieldCalhoun, South Carolina W 19–7
November 8 Auburn Spring Hill Mobile, Alabama W 10–0
November 8 The Citadel Newberry Newberry, South Carolina W 41–0
November 8 Birmingham–Southern Howard W 2–0
November 8 Kentucky Cincinnati Cincinnati L 7–0
November 8 Mississippi College LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, Louisiana LSU 24–0
November 8 Ole Miss Mississippi A&M Clarksdale, Mississippi MSA&M 33–0
November 8 Oglethorpe Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee W 21–0
November 8 Florida Tulane Tulane Stadium • New Orleans TUL 14–2
November 8 South Carolina Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, Tennessee T 6–6
November 8 Alabama Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee VAN 16–12
November 8 Washington & Lee Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta L 3–0

Week Nine[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 13 Clemson The Citadel County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, South Carolina CLEM 33–0
November 14 Marion Howard L 12–0
November 15 Alabama LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, Louisiana ALA 23–0
November 15 Mississippi A&M Auburn Rickwood FieldBirmingham, Alabama AUB 7–0 [2]
November 15 Centre Kentucky Stoll FieldLexington, Kentucky L 56–0
November 15 Stetson Florida Fleming Field • Gainesville, Florida W 64–0
November 15 Erskine Furman Manly Field • Greenville, South Carolina W 41–0
November 15 Georgetown Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 27–0 [2]
November 15 Rhodes Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi W 30–0
November 15 Cincinnati Tennessee Waite FieldKnoxville, Tennessee W 33–12
November 15 Sewanee Rice McGee FieldSewanee, Tennessee L 19–7
November 15 Tulane Georgia Augusta, Georgia T 7–7 [2]
November 15 Vanderbilt Virginia Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 10–6 [3]
November 15 Presbyterian Wofford Spartanburg, South Carolina W 14–6
November 17 Mississippi College Southern Miss W 19–7

Week Ten[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 18 Sewanee Baylor Waco, Texas L 21–7
November 18 Oglethorpe The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, South Carolina T 0–0
November 21 Clemson Furman Manly Field • Greenville, South Carolina T 7–7
November 21 Hamilton A. C. Howard W 82–0
November 22 Alabama Georgia Ponce de Leon ParkAtlanta UGA 21–14 [4]
November 22 Florida South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina FLA 13–0
November 22 Tulane LSU State FieldBaton Rouge, Louisiana LSU 27–6 [4]

Week Eleven[edit]

Date Visiting team Home team Site Result Attendance Reference
November 26 Spring Hill Howard T 6–6
November 25 Georgetown Centre Cheek Field • Danville, Kentucky L 103–0
November 25 Wofford Duke Durham, North Carolina T 0–0
November 27 Auburn Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta AUB 14–7 [5]
November 27 Mississippi A&M Alabama Rickwood FieldBirmingham, Alabama ALA 14–6 [5]
November 27 Centre Georgetown Georgetown, Kentucky L 77–7
November 27 The Citadel South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina CIT 14–7
November 27 Clemson Georgia Sanford FieldAthens, Georgia T 0–0
November 27 Furman Davidson Davidson, North Carolina L 41–14 [5]
November 27 Oglethorpe Florida Fleming Field • Gainesville, Florida W 14–7 [5]
November 27 Tennessee Kentucky Stoll FieldLexington, Kentucky UK 13–0
November 27 Ole Miss Mississippi College Jackson, Mississippi MISS 6–0
November 27 Washington & Lee Tulane Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, Louisiana L 7–0 [5]
November 27 Sewanee Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee VAN 33–21 [5]

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

All-Southern team[edit]

The following includes the composite All-Southern team posted by H. J. Stegeman, coach at the University of Georgia, for Spalding's Football Guide.[6]

Position Name First-team selectors Team
QB Bo McMillin S, NYS Centre
HB Buck Flowers S Georgia Tech
HB Mullie Lenoir S, NYS Alabama
FB Judy Harlan S Georgia Tech
E Alfred T. Adams S, NYS Vanderbilt
T Josh Cody S, NYS Vanderbilt
G Fatty Warren S Auburn
C Bum Day S Georgia
T Pete Bonner S Auburn
T Artie Pew S Georgia
E Bill Fincher S Georgia Tech

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodruff 1928, p. 105
  2. ^ a b c Woodruff 1928, p. 98
  3. ^ Woodruff 1928, p. 97
  4. ^ a b Woodruff 1928, p. 103
  5. ^ a b c d e f Woodruff 1928, p. 104
  6. ^ "All-Southern Elevens". Spalding Football Guide. 1920. pp. 41, 69; 27, 67. 
  • Woodruff, Fuzzy (1928). A History of Southern Football 1890–1928. 2.