1918 Florida Gators football team

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1918 Florida Gators football
Conference Independent
1918 record 0–1
Head coach Alfred L. Buser
Captain Gordon Clemons
« 1917 1919 »

The 1918 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1918 college football season. The season was the second for Al Buser as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. The Gators' ranks were depleted by the Spanish flu and the loss of World War I military volunteers and draftees, and the 1918 Gators played only one game—a 2–14 loss to a football team from Camp Johnston,[1] a U.S. Army training installation in nearby Jacksonville, Florida. Buser's Gators did not play a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) conference schedule in 1918.[2]

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 5 Camp Johnston* Gainesville, Florida L 2–14  
*Non-conference game.

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.[1]


  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  2. ^ Roger Saylor, "Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association," College Football Historical Society, The LA84 Foundation (1993). Retrieved September 11, 2010.