1921 Furman Purple Hurricane football team

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1921 Furman Purple Hurricane football
State champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1921 record 7–2–1 (3–2–1 SIAA)
Head coach Billy Laval (7th season)
Home stadium Manly Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
1921 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia + 6 0 1     7 2 1
Georgia Tech + 5 0 0     8 1 0
Vanderbilt + 5 0 1     7 0 1
Tennessee 4 1 1     6 2 1
Florida 4 1 2     6 3 2
Mississippi College 3 1 1     7 2 1
Sewanee 4 2 0     6 2 0
LSU 2 1 1     6 1 1
South Carolina 2 1 1     5 1 2
Transylvania 2 1 0     4 4 0
Furman 4 2 1     7 2 1
Auburn 3 2 0     5 3 0
Tulane 3 3 0     4 6 0
Mississippi A&M 2 3 1     4 4 1
Alabama 2 4 2     5 4 2
Oglethorpe 2 4 0     5 4 0
Chattanooga 2 4 0     4 6 0
Kentucky 1 2 1     4 3 1
The Citadel 1 2 1     3 3 2
Ole Miss 1 4 0     3 6 0
Howard 1 4 0     3 6 0
Mercer 1 5 0     3 6 0
Louisville 0 1 0     2 2 1
Wofford 0 2 0     2 7 0
Georgetown (KY) 0 3 0     2 6 0
Millsaps 0 3 1     0 3 1
Clemson 0 4 2     1 6 2
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1921 Furman Purple Hurricane football team represented the Furman Purple Hurricane of Furman University during the 1921 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 Erskine* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 42–7  
October 1 Newberry* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 63–0  
October 8 at Georgia Athens, GA L 27–7  
October 15 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 69–0  
October 21 Clemson Manly Field • Greenville, SC T 0–0  
October 29 The Citadel Manly Field • Greenville, SC (Rivalry) W 42–0  
November 5 Mercer Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 37–0  
November 20 South Carolina* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 7–0  
November 19 Wofford Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 62–0  
November 24 Davidson* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 28–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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