1914 college football season

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The 1914 NCAA football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Army, Illinois, and Texas as having been selected national champions.[2] Only Illinois claims a national championship for the 1914 season.

Conference program and changes[edit]

School 1913 Conference 1914 Conference
Colorado College Tigers Independent Rocky Mountain
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets SIAA Independent
Utah Agricultural Aggies Independent Rocky Mountain

Conference standings[edit]

The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings:

1914 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 6 0 0     7 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 4 2 1     4 2 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 2 1
Ohio State 2 2 0     5 2 0
Purdue 2 2 0     5 2 0
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 1 4 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 0 6 0     1 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1914 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska $ 3 0 0     7 0 1
Missouri 4 1 0     5 3 0
Iowa State 2 1 0     4 3 0
Kansas 2 2 0     5 2 1
Washington (MO) 0 3 1     3 3 1
Drake 0 3 1     4 3 1
Kansas State 0 3 0     1 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1914 SAIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington & Lee + 3 0 0     9 0 0
Virginia + 3 0 0     8 1 0
Maryland 2 0 0     5 3 0
North Carolina 1 1 0     10 1 0
VPI 1 1 0     6 2 1
Georgetown 0 1 1     2 4 2
St. John's (MD) 0 1 0     0 1 0
Johns Hopkins 0 1 0     0 2 0
North Carolina A&M 0 2 1     3 2 1
Richmond 0 2 0     5 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1914 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tennessee + 5 0 0     9 0 0
Auburn + 4 0 1     8 0 1
Texas A&M 2 0 0     6 1 1
Mississippi A&M 4 2 0     6 2 0
Ole Miss 2 1 1     5 4 1
Sewanee 3 2 0     5 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     5 2 0
Alabama 3 3 0     5 4 0
Georgia 2 2 1     3 5 1
Clemson 2 2 0     5 3 1
LSU 1 1 1     4 4 1
Kentucky 1 1 0     5 3 0
Vanderbilt 1 3 0     2 6 0
Mississippi College 0 1 1     4 3 1
Tulane 0 3 1     3 3 1
Central 0 1 0     1 3 1
Wofford 0 1 0     1 7 1
The Citadel 0 3 0     2 5 0
Mercer 0 3 0     0 3 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

The consensus All-America team included:

Position Name Height Weight (lbs.) Class Hometown Team
QB Charley Barrett 6'0" 180 Jr. Cleveland, Ohio Cornell
HB John Maulbetsch 5'9" 153 So. Ann Arbor, Michigan Michigan
HB Eddie Mahan 5'11" 171 Jr. Natick, Massachusetts Harvard
HB Johnny Spiegel Sr. Washington & Jefferson
FB Harry LeGore Jr. Woodsboro, Maryland Yale
E Huntington Hardwick 6'0" 171 Sr. Quincy, Massachusetts Harvard
E John E. O'Hearn 5'10" 173 Sr. Brookline, Massachusetts Cornell
T Harold Ballin 6'1" 194 Sr. New York, New York Princeton
G Stan Pennock 5'8" 193 Sr. Syracuse, New York Harvard
G Clarence Spears Jr. De Witt, Arkansas Dartmouth
C John McEwan 6'4" 200 So. Alexandria, Minnesota Army
G Ralph Chapman Sr. Vienna, Illinois Illinois
T Walter H. Trumbull Sr. Salem, Massachusetts Harvard
E Perry Graves Jr. Rockford, Illinois Illinois

Statistical leaders[edit]

  • Player scoring most points: Buck Mayer, Virginia, 142

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jhowell.net/cf/cf1914.htm
  2. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.