1897 Auburn Tigers football team
|1897 Auburn Tigers football|
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|1897 record||2–0–1 (2–0–1 SIAA)|
|Head coach||John Heisman (3rd year)|
|1897 SIAA football standings|
The 1897 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1897 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. It was the Tigers' sixth season. The team was led by head coach John Heisman, in his third year, and finished with a record of two wins, zero losses and one tie (2–0–1 overall, 2–0–1 in the SIAA). The team finished $700 in debt, and Heisman was the actor, director, and producer of David Garrick to raise the money. As such, he is founder of Auburn’s first theatrical group: The A.P.I. Dramatic Club.
|October 23||at Mercer||Macon, GA||W 26–0|
|October 29||at Nashville||Nashville, TN||W 14–4|
|October 30||at Sewanee||McGee Field • Sewanee, TN||T 0–0|
Source: 1897 Auburn football schedule
- A. C. Vandiver; G. O. Dickey; F. W. Hare; P. M. McIntyre; J. B. Shivers; E. W. Stone; R. P. Strong, eds. (1897), Glomerata 1898 (Annual), 1, Chicago, IL: A. L. Swift, p. 99, retrieved 16 March 2011
- 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 182.