1920 Furman Purple Hurricane football team

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1920 Furman Purple Hurricane football
State champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1920 record 9–1 (3–1 SIAA)
Head coach Billy Laval (6th season)
Home stadium Manly Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia + 7 0 0     8 0 1
Tulane + 5 0 0     6 2 1
Georgia Tech + 4 0 0     8 1 0
Alabama 6 1 0     10 1 0
Furman 3 1 0     9 1 0
South Carolina 3 1 0     5 4 0
Tennessee 5 2 0     7 2 0
Auburn 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi A&M 4 2 0     5 3 0
Sewanee 3 3 1     4 3 1
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     4 3 1
Howard 2 3 0     3 5 1
Mississippi College 2 4 0     3 5 0
Clemson 2 6 0     4 6 1
Florida 1 2 0     6 3 0
Transylvania 1 2 0     1 2 0
LSU 1 3 0     5 3 1
Chattanooga 1 3 0     3 4 1
The Citadel 1 4 0     2 6 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     4 3 0
Kentucky 0 2 1     3 4 1
Georgetown (KY) 0 2 0     0 3 0
Millsaps 0 3 0     0 3 0
Mercer 0 4 0     2 7 0
Wofford 0 4 0     0 8 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1920 Furman Purple Hurricane football team represented the Furman Purple Hurricane of Furman University during the 1920 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Elon* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 33–0  
October 2 Erskine* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 41–0  
October 9 at The Citadel College Park Stadium • Charleston, SC (Rivalry) W 21–6  
October 13 Georgia Manly Field • Greenville, SC L 7–0  
October 23 Wake Forest* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 17–0  
October 29 at Newberry* Newberry, SC W 42–0  
November 6 Oglethorpe* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 42–3  
November 13 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC W 69–0  
November 20 Clemson Manly FIeld • Greenville, SC W 14–0  
November 25 Davidson* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 7–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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