1916 Georgia Bulldogs football team

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1916 Georgia Bulldogs football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916 record 6–3–0 (6–2–0 SIAA)
Head coach W. A. Cunningham
Captain Tom Thrash
Home stadium Sanford 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 1 0 0     2 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 1     7 1 1
LSU 3 1 1     7 1 2
The Citadel 3 1 0     6 1 1
Auburn 6 2 0     6 2 0
Georgia 4 2 0     6 3 0
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
Kentucky 2 1 2     4 1 2
Tulane 2 1 1     4 3 1
Mississippi A&M 4 4 0     4 4 1
Transylvania 2 2 0     2 2 0
Sewanee 2 2 2     5 2 2
Mississippi College 2 3 0     4 3 0
South Carolina 2 3 0     2 7 0
Clemson 1 4 0     3 6 0
Centre 0 1 1     0 1 1
Howard 0 1 0     0 1 0
Louisville 0 2 1     2 3 1
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 Georgia Bulldogs football team represented the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia during the 1916 college football season. The Bulldogs completed the season with a 6–3 record.[1] Beginning in 1916 and continuing until 1958, Georgia and Auburn played every game except one in Columbus, Georgia at the A. J. McClung Memorial Stadium. Coach Cunningham was the key to getting this series located at the neutral location in Columbus. Georgia beat Virginia for the first time in 1916. The years only losses came in Georgia's first game against Navy and against its rivals, Georgia Tech and Auburn.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
1916-09-30 The Citadel Sanford FieldAthens, GA W 6–0  
1916-10-07 at Clemson Anderson, SC W 26–0  
1916-10-14 Florida Sanford Field • Athens W 21–0  
1916-10-21 at Virginia Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, VA W 13–7  
1916-10-28 at Navy* Annapolis, MD L 3–27  
1916-11-04 Auburn McClung StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 0–3  
1916-11-11 Furman Sanford Field • Athens W 49–0  
1916-11-18 Georgia Tech Sanford Field • Athens (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) L 0–21  
1916-11-30 at Alabama Rickwood Field • Birmingham, AL W 3–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1916 Georgia Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 29, 2015.