1916 Auburn Tigers football team

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1916 Auburn Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916 record 6–2 (5–2 SIAA)
Head coach Mike Donahue
Home stadium Drake Field
« 1915 1917 »

The 1916 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1916 college football season. It was the Tigers' 25th overall season and they competed as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach Mike Donahue, in his 12th year, and played their home games at Drake Field in Auburn, Alabama. They finished with a record of six wins and two losses (6–2 overall, 5–2 in the SIAA).


Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 at Howard Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL W 35–0  
October 14 Mercer* Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 92–0  
October 20 Clemson Drake Field • Auburn, AL W 28–0  
October 28 Mississippi A&M Rickwood Field • Birmingham, AL W 7–3  
November 4 vs. Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 3–0  
November 11 at Florida Jacksonville, FL (Rivalry) W 20–0  
November 18 Vanderbilt Rickwood Field • Birmingham, AL L 9–20  
November 30 at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA L 7–33  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1916 Auburn football schedule[1][2]


  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 185. 
  2. ^ "1916 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 19, 2012.