1920 Auburn Tigers football team

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1920 Auburn Tigers football
AuburnTigers.svg
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1920 record 7–2 (3–2 SIAA)
Head coach Mike Donahue
Base defense 7–2–2
Captain Emmett Sizemore
Home stadium Drake Field
Seasons
« 1919 1921 »
1920 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia + 8 0 0     8 0 1
Georgia Tech + 5 0 0     8 1 0
Tulane + 4 0 0     6 2 1
Alabama 6 1 0     10 1 0
Furman 4 1 0     9 1 0
Centre 4 1 0     8 2 0
Auburn 4 2 0     7 2 0
Tennessee 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi A&M 3 2 0     5 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     4 3 1
Sewanee 2 3 1     4 3 1
Transylvania 1 2 0     1 2 0
Chattanooga 1 3 1     3 4 1
Florida 1 3 0     6 3 0
LSU 1 3 0     5 3 1
Clemson 2 6 0     4 6 1
Mississippi College 1 4 0     3 5 0
Howard 1 5 0     3 5 1
The Citadel 1 5 0     2 6 0
Kentucky 0 3 1     3 4 1
Millsaps 0 2 0     0 2 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     4 3 0
Georgetown 0 2 0     0 3 0
Mercer 0 4 0     2 7 0
Wofford 0 5 0     0 8 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1920 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1920 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. It was the Tigers' 29th overall season and they competed as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach Mike Donahue, in his 16th year, and played their home games at Drake Field in Auburn, Alabama. They finished with a record of seven wins and two losses (7–2 overall, 3–2 in the SIAA). Auburn outscored their opponents by a margin of 332–49, a then school record for points, but were held scoreless in their two losses by the conference co-champions.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 23 Marion Military Institute* Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 27–0  
October 2 Howard Drake Field • Auburn, AL W 88–0  
October 9 Fort Benning* Drake Field • Auburn, AL W 14–2  
October 15 at Clemson Riggs FieldClemson, SC W 21–0  
October 21 Vanderbilt Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL W 56–6  
October 30 vs. Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) L 0–7  
November 6 Birmingham–Southern* Montgomery, AL W 49–0  
November 13 Washington and Lee* Rickwood Field • Birmingham, AL W 77–0  
November 25 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–34  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1920 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 185. 
  2. ^ "1920 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 19, 2012.