1898 Clemson Tigers football team

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1898 Clemson Tigers football
1898 Clemson football team (Chronicle 1899).png
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1898 record 3–1 (1–1 SIAA)
Head coach John Penton (1st season)
Captain Shack Shealy
Seasons
← 1897
1899 →
1898 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee $ 3 0 0     4 0 0
Auburn 2 0 0     2 1 0
LSU 1 0 0     1 0 0
Georgia 3 1 0     4 2 0
Clemson 1 1 0     3 1 0
Tulane 1 1 0     1 1 0
Kentucky State 0 0 0     7 0 0
Vanderbilt 1 3 0     1 5 0
Texas 0 1 0     5 1 0
Ole Miss 0 1 0     1 1 0
Nashville 0 2 0     0 2 0
Georgia Tech 0 3 0     0 3 0
Cumberland 0 0 0     0 0 0
SW Presbyterian 0 0 0     0 0 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1898 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson Agricultural College in the 1898 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The Tigers completed their third season as an independent with a record of 3–1, with wins over Bingham Military School, South Carolina, and Georgia Tech, and a loss to Georgia.[1] For the first time, Clemson played a game at home, on October 20 against Bingham Military School, and a neutral site game at Augusta, Georgia against Georgia Tech.[2][3] John Penton served as the team's coach for his first season while Shack Shealy was the captain.[4][5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 8 at Georgia Herty FieldAthens, GA (Rivalry) L 8–20  
October 20 Bingham Military School* Calhoun, SC W 55–0  
November 17 at South Carolina* Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 24–0  
November 24 vs. Georgia Tech Augusta, GA (Rivalry) W 23–0  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE" (PDF). ClemsonTigers.com. Clemson Athletics. 2016. pp. 200–208. Retrieved December 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ Bourret, Tim. "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide" (PDF). Clemson University. p. 202. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 May 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Clemson Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved September 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ 2010 Media Guide, p. 198
  5. ^ Reel, Jerome. The High Seminary (PDF). pp. 132–133.