The 1916 NCAA football season had a very clear cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Army and Pittsburgh as national champions. Only Pittsburgh claims a national championship for the 1916 season.
The Pacific Coast Conference, a precursor to the modern Pacific-12 Conference, began its first season of play in 1916.
Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland 222 to 0. Sewanee also beat Cumberland 107 to 0.
Oregon would defeat Penn 14-0 in the 1917 Rose Bowl.
The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings: