The Tigers were retroactively awarded a national title by several computer rating systems, including the College Football Research Center which is a component of the BCS, the current system to determine the national champion). Although it is a recognized national championship, Auburn University does not claim the title, but does acknowledge it in their official media guide.
The undefeated 1913 football team of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University). Pictured left to right are Dean Cliff Hare, faculty chairman of athletics; Coach Mike Donahue; Ed Bragg, alumni coach; Robbie Robinson, captain-elect, All-Southern end; Legare Hairston, freshman end; Jack Wynne, tackle; F.H. Pendergast, halfback; S.S. Sparkman, halfback; G.M. Steed, freshman center; Boozer Pitts, All-Southern center; J.H. Thigpen, All-Southern guard; M.S. Esslinger, tackle; C.B. Martin, guard; Red Harris, All-Southern fullback; William "Lou" Louiselle, tackle; Chris Christopher, fullback; Newell, All-Southern halfback; Ted Arnold, quarterback; Bedie Bidez, fullback; C.W. Culpepper, tackle; Roland Fricks, guard; Frank Hart, fullback; R.I. Kearley, halfback; G.W. Penton, assistant coach; J.B. Lovelace, student manager; Tom Bragg, graduate manager. Not pictured, F.W. Lockwood, All-Southern guard; C.S. Noble, quarterback; E.C. Adkins, halfback; G.E. Taylor, end.