1904 Alabama Crimson White football team
|1904 Alabama Crimson White football|
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|1904 record||7–3 (4–3 SIAA)|
|Head coach||W. B. Blount|
|Captain||W. S. Wyatt|
|Home stadium||The Quad
West End Park
|1904 SIAA football standings|
|Texas A & M||0||–||2||–||0||4||–||2||–||0|
|Mississippi A & M||0||–||4||–||0||2||–||5||–||0|
|§ – Conference co-champions
The 1904 Alabama Crimson White football team[A 1] (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1904 college football season. The team was led by head coach W. B. Blount, in his second season, and played their home games at The Quad in Tuscaloosa and at West End Park in Birmingham, Alabama. In what was the twelfth season of Alabama football, the team finished with a record of seven wins and three losses (7–3, 4–3 SIAA).
For the 1904 season, point values were different from those used in contemporary games. In 1904 a touchdown was worth five points, a field goal was worth four points and an conversion (PAT) was worth one point.
|October 3||Florida Agricultural College*||The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 29–0|
|October 8||Clemson||West End Park • Birmingham, AL||L 0–18|
|October 15||at Mississippi A&M||Columbus Fairgrounds • Columbus, MS (Rivalry)||W 10–5[A 2]|
|October 24||Nashville||The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 17–0|
|November 5||Georgia||The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 16–5|
|November 12||Auburn||West End Park • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl)||L 5–29|
|November 24||Tennessee||West End Park • Birmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October)||L 0–5|
|December 2||at LSU||State Field • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry)||W 11–0|
|December 3||at Tulane||New Orleans, LA||W 6–0|
|December 4||at Pensacola Athletic Club*||Pensacola, FL||W 10–6|
- Source: Rolltide.com: 1904 Alabama football schedule
- Alabama football teams were not referred to as the "Crimson Tide" until the 1907 season. Prior to 1907, the team was called the "Crimson White" from 1893 to 1906 and the "Cadets" in 1892.
- Alabama led 10–5 in the second half when the Aggie squad left the field and forfeited the contest after a disputed call on the field.
- "How the Crimson Tide got its name". bryantmuseum.ua.edu. Paul W. Bryant Museum. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
- Kennedy, Scott (April 8, 1992). "Tide football tradition began with 1892 team". The Tuscaloosa News (Google News Archives). p. 2F. Retrieved June 30, 2013.
- "Scoring values". RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved December 30, 2011.
- "1904 Season Recap" (PDF). RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved December 30, 2011.
- "1904 Alabama football schedule". RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved December 30, 2011.