1897 Auburn Tigers football team

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1897 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1897 record 2–0–1 (2–0–1 SIAA)
Head coach John Heisman
Seasons
« 1896 1898 »
1897 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt 3 0 0     6 0 1
Georgia 2 0 0     2 1 0
Auburn 2 0 1     2 0 1
Central 1 0 0     1 0 0
North Carolina 3 1 0     7 3 0
Tennessee 1 1 0     4 1 0
Nashville 1 1 0     1 1 0
Clemson 0 2 0     2 2 0
Kentucky 0 2 0     2 4 0
Sewanee 0 3 1     1 3 1
Georgia Tech 0 1 0     0 1 0
Cumberland 0 1 0     0 1 0
Mercer 0 1 0     0 1 1
Texas 0 0 0     6 2 0
Alabama 0 0 0     1 0 0
LSU 0 0 0     1 1 0
Southwestern Presbyterian            
† – Conference champion

The 1897 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1897 college football season. It was the Tigers' sixthseason and they competed as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach John Heisman, in his third year, and finished with a record of two wins, zero losses and one tie (2–0–1 overall, 2–0–1 in the SIAA).

Black & white image of the fall 1897 Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University, varsity football team.
The 1897 football team of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University).[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 23 at Mercer Macon, GA W 26–0  
October 29 at Nashville Nashville, TN W 14–4  
October 30 at Sewanee McGee FieldSewanee, TN T 0–0  

Source: 1897 Auburn football schedule[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A. C. Vandiver; G. O. Dickey; F. W. Hare; P. M. McIntyre; J. B. Shivers; E. W. Stone; R. P. Strong, eds. (1897), Glomerata 1898 (Annual) 1, Chicago, IL: A. L. Swift, p. 99, retrieved 16 March 2011 
  2. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 182.