1916 Clemson Tigers football team

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1916 Clemson Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916 record 3–6 (2–4 SIAA)
Head coach Wayne Hart
Captain S. S. Major
Home stadium Riggs Field
Seasons
« 1915 1917 »
1916 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech + 5 0 0     8 0 1
Tennessee + 6 0 1     8 0 1
Georgetown (KY) 1 0 0     2 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 1     7 1 1
Auburn 6 2 0     6 2 0
The Citadel 3 1 0     6 1 1
LSU 3 1 1     7 1 2
Georgia 4 2 0     6 3 0
Tulane 2 1 1     4 3 1
Kentucky 2 1 2     4 1 2
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
Mississippi A&M 4 4 0     4 4 1
Sewanee 2 2 2     5 2 2
Transylvania 2 2 0     2 2 0
Mississippi College 2 3 0     4 3 0
South Carolina 2 3 0     2 7 0
Clemson 2 4 0     3 6 0
Furman 1 4 0     4 5 0
Centre 0 1 2     5 1 3
Louisville 0 2 1     2 3 1
Howard 0 1 0     0 1 0
Wofford 0 2 0     2 7 0
Mercer 0 3 0     0 3 0
Chattanooga 0 3 0     0 4 0
Florida 0 4 0     0 5 0
Ole Miss 0 6 0     3 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1916 Clemson Tigers football team represented the Clemson Tigers of Clemson Agricultural College during the 1916 college football season. Under first year head coach Wayne Hart, the team posted a 3–6 record.[1][2] S. S. Major was the captain.[3] Stumpy Banks caught two touchdowns against rival South Carolina.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Furman Riggs FieldCalhoun, SC W 7–6  
October 7 vs. Georgia Anderson, SC (Rivalry) L 0–26  
October 14 Tennessee Riggs Field • Calhoun, SC L 0–14  
October 20 at Alabama Polytechnic Drake FieldAuburn, AL (Rivalry) L 0–28  
October 26 at South Carolina Columbia, SC (Big Thursday) W 27–0  
November 11 vs. VMI* Broad Street Park • Richmond, VA L 7–37  
November 16 at The Citadel County Fairgrounds • Orangeburg, SC L 0–3  
November 22 Presbyterian* Riggs Field • Calhoun, SC W 40–0  
November 30 vs. Davidson* Charlotte, NC L 0–33  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bourret, Tim. "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide" (PDF). Clemson University. p. 202. Archived from the original on 24 May 2011. Retrieved November 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Clemson Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ 2010 Media Guide, p. 198
  4. ^ "Clemson-South Carolina: A game-by-game history".