1900 Auburn Tigers football team

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1900 Auburn Tigers football
Black & white image of the fall 1900 Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University, varsity football team.
The 1900 football team of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University)
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1900 record 4–0 (3–0 SIAA)
Head coach Walter H. Watkins (1st season)
Seasons
← 1899
1901 →
1900 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Clemson $ 3 0 0     6 0 0
Auburn 3 0 0     4 0 0
Tulane 3 0 0     5 0 1
Sewanee 5 0 1     6 1 1
Texas 1 0 0     6 0 0
Vanderbilt 2 3 1     4 4 1
Alabama 1 3 0     2 3 0
Georgia 1 3 0     2 4 0
Nashville 1 3 0     1 3 0
Tennessee 0 2 1     3 2 1
LSU 0 1 0     2 2 0
Cumberland 0 1 0     0 1 0
Ole Miss 0 3 0     0 3 0
Georgia Tech 0 4 0     0 4 0
Kentucky State 0 0 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1900 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1900 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. It was the Tigers' 9th overall season and they competed as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach Walter H. Watkins, in his first year, and finished with a record of four wins and zero losses (4–0 overall, 3–0 in the SIAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 22 Nashville* Auburn, AL W 28–0  
November 10 Tennessee Birmingham, AL W 23–0  
November 17 Alabama Riverside Park • Montgomery, AL (Iron Bowl) W 53–5  
November 30 at Georgia Piedmont ParkAtlanta, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 44–0  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1900 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

Season summary[edit]

Nashville[edit]

Auburn opened the season against the University of Nashville, On a wet and heavy field,[3] Auburn won 28–0.

Tennessee[edit]

Auburn beat the Tennessee Volunteers 23–0 .

Alabama[edit]

Auburn easily defeated the Alabama team 53–5. Auburn's Yarborough scored 3 touchdowns, once on a run of 75 yards. Noll scored twice, once on a run of 55 yards.[4]

Georgia[edit]

To close the season, Auburn defeated rival Georgia 44–0.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 182. 
  2. ^ "1900 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Auburn Defeats Nashville". The Atlanta Constitution. p. 9. Retrieved May 12, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/alab/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/1900-season.pdf