1920 Auburn Tigers football team

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1920 Auburn Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1920 record7–2 (3–2 SIAA)
Head coachMike Donahue (16th season)
Base defense7–2–2
CaptainEmmett Sizemore
Home stadiumDrake Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia + 7 0 0     8 0 1
Tulane + 5 0 0     6 2 1
Georgia Tech + 4 0 0     8 1 0
Alabama 6 1 0     10 1 0
Centre 4 1 0     8 2 0
Furman 3 1 0     9 1 0
South Carolina 3 1 0     5 4 0
Tennessee 5 2 0     7 2 0
Auburn 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi A&M 4 2 0     5 3 0
Sewanee 3 3 1     4 3 1
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     4 3 1
Transylvania 2 2 0     3 4 0
Howard 2 3 0     3 5 1
Mississippi College 2 4 0     3 5 0
Florida 1 2 0     6 3 0
Clemson 2 6 0     4 6 1
LSU 1 3 0     5 3 1
Chattanooga 1 3 0     3 4 1
The Citadel 1 4 0     2 6 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     4 3 0
Kentucky 0 3 1     3 4 1
Georgetown (KY) 0 2 0     0 3 0
Millsaps 0 3 0     0 3 0
Mercer 0 4 0     2 7 0
Wofford 0 4 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]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23Marion Military Institute*W 27–0
October 2Howard
  • Drake Field
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 88–0
October 9Fort Benning*
  • Drake Field
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 14–2
October 15at ClemsonW 21–0
October 21VanderbiltW 56–6
October 30vs. GeorgiaL 0–7
November 6Birmingham–Southern*Montgomery, AlabamaW 49–0
November 13Washington and Lee*
  • Rickwood Field
  • Birmingham, Alabama
W 77–0
November 25at Georgia TechL 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.