1899 Auburn Tigers football team

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1899 Auburn Tigers football
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Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1899 record 3–1–1 (2–1–1 SIAA)
Head coach John Heisman
Captain A. H. Feagin
Seasons
« 1898 1900 »
1899 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee § 11 0 0     12 0 0
Vanderbilt § 4 0 0     7 2 0
Alabama 1 0 0     3 1 0
Tennessee 2 1 0     6 2 0
North Carolina 2 1 0     7 3 0
Auburn 2 1 1     3 1 1
Texas 3 2 0     6 2 0
Clemson 2 2 0     4 2 0
Georgia 2 3 1     2 3 1
Ole Miss 2 3 0     3 4 0
LSU 1 3 0     1 4 0
Kentucky 0 1 0     5 2 2
SW Presbyterian 0 1 0     0 1 0
Nashville 0 1 0     0 1 0
Davidson 0 2 0     0 2 0
Cumberland 0 2 0     0 2 0
Georgia Tech 0 4 0     0 5 0
Tulane 0 5 0     0 6 1
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1899 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1899 college football season. The Tigers went 3–1–1, outscoring their opponents 148–11 and holding four opponents scoreless. This team was noteworthy as the last to be coached by legendary Tigers head coach John Heisman. The squad is also remembered as the only team to score on the legendary 1899 Sewanee team that went undefeated and beat Texas, Texas A&M, Tulane, LSU and Ole Miss over a 6 day span. Auburn lost their matchup to the "Iron Men" by a single point.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 14 Georgia Tech Auburn, AL W 63–0  
October 21 Montgomery A. C.* Auburn, AL W 41–0  
October 28 Clemson Auburn, AL W 34–0  
November 18 at Georgia Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) T 0–0  
November 30 Sewanee Riverside Park • Montgomery, AL L 10–11  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1899 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 182. 
  2. ^ "1899 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 20, 2012.