1931 Auburn Tigers football team

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1931 Auburn Tigers football
Conference Southern Conference
1931 record 5–3–1 (3–3 SoCon)
Head coach Chet A. Wynne (2nd season)
Captain
Home stadium Drake Field
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane $ 8 0 0     11 1 0
Tennessee 6 0 1     9 0 1
Alabama 7 1 0     9 1 0
Georgia 6 1 0     8 2 0
Maryland 4 1 1     8 1 1
Kentucky 4 2 2     5 2 2
LSU 3 2 0     5 4 0
South Carolina 3 3 1     5 4 1
Duke 3 3 1     5 3 2
Auburn 3 3 0     5 3 0
Sewanee 3 3 0     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     5 4 0
North Carolina 2 3 3     4 3 3
Washington and Lee 2 3 0     4 5 1
Georgia Tech 2 4 1     2 7 1
Florida 2 4 2     2 6 2
VMI 2 4 0     3 6 1
NC State 2 4 0     3 6 0
VPI 1 4 1     3 4 2
Clemson 1 4 0     1 6 2
Ole Miss 1 5 0     2 6 1
Virginia 0 5 1     2 6 1
Mississippi A&M 0 5 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1931 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1931 Southern Conference football season. Led by second-year head coach Chet A. Wynne, the team went 5–3–1, which was the team's first winning season since 1925.[1]

1931 was the first and only time Auburn has played the University of Wisconsin during the regular season, though they have since played twice in bowl games.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Birmingham–Southern* Cramton BowlMontgomery, Alabama W 24–6  
October 10 at Wisconsin* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin T 7–7  
October 17 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta W 13–0  
October 24 vs. Florida Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, Florida L 12–13  
October 31 Spring Hill*dagger Drake FieldAuburn, Alabama W 27–7  
November 7 Tulane Cramton Bowl • Montgomery, Alabama L 0–27  
November 14 vs. Sewanee Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama W 12–0  
November 21 vs. Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, Georgia L 6–12  
November 26 South Carolina Cramton Bowl • Montgomery, Alabama W 13–6  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1931 Auburn football schedule[3]

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