1923 Furman Purple Hurricane football team

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1923 Furman Purple Hurricane football
SIAA champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1923 record 10–1 (5–0 SIAA)
Head coach Billy Laval (9th season)
Home stadium Manly Field
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Furman $ 5 0 0     10 1 0
Centre 2 0 0     7 1 1
Vanderbilt* 2 0 0     5 2 1
Western Kentucky 2 0 0     3 4 0
Mississippi College 3 0 1     5 1 2
The Citadel 2 1 1     5 3 1
Presbyterian 2 1 1     4 3 1
Louisville 2 1 0     5 2 0
Sewanee 3 2 0     5 4 1
Oglethorpe 3 3 0     5 6 0
Chattanooga 1 3 1     3 4 2
Howard 1 3 1     3 4 3
Wofford 1 3 0     6 3 0
Mercer 1 3 0     3 6 0
Millsaps 0 1 1     0 1 1
Louisiana College 0 1 0     0 1 0
Georgetown (KY) 0 1 0     0 3 0
Transylvania 0 3 0     0 3 0
Newberry 0 4 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • * – co-member of SoCon

The 1923 Furman Purple Hurricane football team represented the Furman Purple Hurricane of Furman University during the 1923 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 at Virginia* Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, VA W 13–10  
October 6 Mercer Macon, GA W 13–6  
October 13 Presbyterian Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 20–0  
October 20 at The Citadel Manly Field • Greenville, SC (Rivalry) W 30–14  
October 24 vs. Davidson* Columbia, SC W 30–0  
October 27 at Richmond* Richmond, VA W 22–7  
November 3 Oglethorpe Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 29–0  
November 10 South Carolina* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 23–3  
November 16 Newberry Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 35–0  
November 24 Erskine* Manly Field • Greenville, SC W 63–0  
November 29 Clemson Manly Field • Greenville, SC L 6–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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