1916 college football season

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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.[2] 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.

Large scores[edit]

Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland 222 to 0. Sewanee also beat Cumberland 107 to 0.

Rose Bowl[edit]

Oregon would defeat Penn 14-0 in the 1917 Rose Bowl.

Conference standings[edit]

The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings:

1916 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State 4 0 0     7 0 0
Northwestern 4 1 0     6 1 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 3 3 0     3 4 0
Illinois 2 2 1     3 3 1
Wisconsin 1 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 3 1     2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 1     2 4 1
† – Conference champion
1916 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska 3 1 0     6 2 0
Missouri 3 1 1     6 1 1
Iowa State 2 1 1     5 2 1
Kansas State 1 1 1     6 1 1
Kansas 1 2 1     4 3 1
Drake 1 3 0     3 5 0
Washington (MO) 0 2 0     3 3 1
† – Conference champion
1916 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington 3 0 1     6 0 1
Oregon 2 0 1     7 0 1
Oregon Agricultural 0 2 0     4 5 0
California 0 3 0     6 4 1
† – Conference champion
  • Selected as Rose Bowl representative
1916 SAIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia Tech 3 0 0     7 2 0
Georgetown 2 0 0     8 1 0
Maryland 2 0 0     6 2 0
George Washington 2 1 0     3 3 1
North Carolina 1 1 0     5 4 0
Catholic 1 1 0     4 4 0
Virginia 1 1 0     4 5 0
St. John's 0 1 0     0 1 0
North Carolina A&M 0 2 0     2 5 0
Johns Hopkins 0 2 0     0 2 0
Richmond 0 3 0     5 2 2
† – Conference champion
1916 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech § 5 0 0     8 0 1
Tennessee § 6 0 1     8 0 1
Georgetown 1 0 0     2 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 1     7 1 1
LSU 3 1 1     7 1 2
The Citadel 3 1 0     6 1 1
Auburn 6 2 0     6 2 0
Georgia 4 2 0     6 3 0
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
Kentucky 2 1 2     4 1 2
Tulane 2 1 1     4 3 1
Mississippi A&M 4 4 0     4 4 1
Transylvania 2 2 0     2 2 0
Sewanee 2 2 2     5 2 2
Mississippi College 2 3 0     4 3 0
South Carolina 2 3 0     2 7 0
Clemson 1 4 0     3 6 0
Centre 0 1 1     0 1 1
Howard 0 1 0     0 1 0
Louisville 0 2 1     2 3 1
Wofford 0 2 0     2 7 0
Mercer 0 3 0     0 3 0
Chattanooga 0 3 0     0 4 0
Florida 0 4 0     0 5 0
Ole Miss 0 6 0     3 6 0
§ – Conference co-champions

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jhowell.net/cf/cf1916.htm
  2. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book. Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. pp. 76–77. Retrieved 2009-10-16.