1899 Clemson Tigers football team

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1899 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1899 record 4–2 (1–2 SIAA)
Head coach Walter Riggs (1st year of 2nd stint, 2nd overall year)
Captain J. N. Walker
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →
1899 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee $ 11 0 0     12 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 0 0     7 2 0
Alabama 1 0 0     3 1 0
Nashville 3 1 0     3 1 0
Tennessee 2 1 0     6 2 0
Auburn 2 1 1     3 1 1
Texas 3 2 0     6 2 0
Georgia 2 2 1     2 3 1
Central 1 1 0     1 1 0
Mississippi 3 4 0     3 4 0
Clemson[disputed ] 1 2 0     4 2 0
LSU 1 3 0     1 4 0
Kentucky State 0 1 0     5 2 2
SW Presbyterian 0 1 0     1 1 0
Cumberland 0 3 0     0 3 0
Georgia Tech 0 5 0     0 5 0
Tulane 0 5 0     0 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1899 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson Agricultural College in the 1899 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The Tigers completed their fourth season with a record of 4–2, with wins over Davidson, South Carolina, North Carolina A&M, and Georgia Tech and losses to Georgia and Auburn.[1] Clemson did not host any games, but played a mix of away and neutral site games.[2][3] Walter Riggs served again as coach, having also led the team in its inaugural 1896 season, while J. N. Walker was the captain.[4][5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 at Georgia Herty FieldAthens, GA (Rivalry) L 0–11  
October 14 vs. Davidson* Rock Hill, SC W 10–0  
October 28 at Auburn Auburn, AL (Rivalry) L 0–34  
November 9 at South Carolina* Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 34–0  
November 18 vs. North Carolina A&M* Rock Hill, SC (Textile Bowl) W 24–0  
November 30 vs. Georgia Tech Greenville, SC (Rivalry) W 41–5  
*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 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.