1917 LSU Tigers football team

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1917 LSU Tigers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1917 record 3–5 (2–3 SIAA)
Head coach Wayne Sutton (1st season)
Captain Mickey O'Quinn
Home stadium State Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech $ 4 0 0     9 0 0
Auburn 5 1 0     6 2 1
Clemson 4 1 0     6 2 0
Mississippi A&M 3 1 0     6 1 0
Sewanee 3 1 1     4 2 2
Tulane 2 1 0     5 3 0
Alabama 2 1 1     5 2 1
Vanderbilt 3 2 0     5 3 0
LSU 2 3 0     3 5 0
Wofford 1 2 0     5 4 0
Furman 1 3 0     3 5 0
Florida 1 3 0     2 4 0
Ole Miss 1 4 0     1 4 1
Howard 0 2 1     0 2 1
The Citadel 0 2 0     3 3 0
Mississippi College 0 4 0     0 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • There were several SIAA schools that did not field a team due to World War I.

The 1917 LSU Tigers football team represented the LSU Tigers of Louisiana State University during the 1917 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 6 Southwestern Louisiana* State FieldBaton Rouge, LA W 20–6  
October 13 at Ole Miss Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Magnolia Bowl) W 52–7  
October 20 Sewanee New Orleans, LA L 0–3  
October 27 vs. Texas A&M* San Antonio, TX (Rivalry) L 0–27  
November 3 vs. Arkansas* Fair Grounds • Shreveport, LA (Rivalry) L 0–14  
November 10 Mississippi College* State Field • Baton Rouge, LA W 34–0  
November 17 Mississippi A&M State Field • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) L 0–9  
November 29 Tulane State Field • Baton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Rag) L 6–28  
*Non-conference game.

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