1909 Alabama Crimson Tide football team
|1909 Alabama Crimson Tide football|
|Conference||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|1909 record||5–1–2 (4–1–2 SIAA)|
|Head coach||J. W. H. Pollard (4th year)|
|Home stadium||The Quad
|1909 SIAA football standings|
The 1909 Alabama Crimson Tide football team (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1909 college football season. It was the Crimson Tide's 17th overall and 14th season as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach J. W. H. Pollard, in his fourth year, and played their home games at the University of Alabama Quad in Tuscaloosa and the Birmingham Fairgrounds in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of five wins, one loss and two ties (5–1–2 overall, 4–1–2 in the SIAA).
Defensively, Alabama had six consecutive shutouts to go 5–0–1 before they surrendered their first touchdown against Tulane in their 5–5 tie. Alabama completed their season with a 12–5 loss to LSU at Birmingham to finish 5–1–2.
|October 2||Union (TN)*||The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 16–0|
|October 9||Howard||The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL||W 14–0|
|October 16||Clemson||Birmingham Fairgrounds • Birmingham, AL||W 3–0|
|October 23||at Ole Miss||Mississippi State Fairgrounds • Jackson, MS (Rivalry)||T 0–0|
|October 30||at Georgia||Ponce de Leon Park • Atlanta, GA||W 14–0|
|November 13||at Tennessee||Wait Field • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October)||W 10–0|
|November 20||at Tulane||First Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA||T 5–5|
|November 25||LSU||Birmingham Fairgrounds • Birmingham, AL (Rivalry)||L 12–6|
|Alabama Crimson Tide 1909 roster|
- "1909 Season Recap" (PDF). RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved February 22, 2012.