1922 Auburn Tigers football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1922 Auburn Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1922 record8–2 (2–1 SoCon)
Head coachMike Donahue (18th season)
Base defense7–2–2
CaptainJohn Shirey
Home stadiumDrake Field
Seasons
← 1921
1923 →
1922 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Carolina + 5 0 0     9 1 0
Georgia Tech + 4 0 0     7 2 0
Vanderbilt* + 3 0 0     8 0 1
VPI 3 0 0     8 1 1
Florida 2 0 0     7 2 0
Auburn 2 1 0     8 2 0
Tennessee 3 2 0     8 2 0
Alabama 3 2 1     6 3 1
Virginia 1 1 1     4 4 1
Mississippi A&M 2 3 0     3 4 2
Kentucky 1 2 0     6 3 0
Clemson 1 2 0     5 4 0
Washington and Lee 1 2 0     5 3 1
Maryland 1 2 0     4 5 1
LSU 1 2 0     3 7 0
Georgia 1 3 1     5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 0     4 4 0
South Carolina 0 2 0     5 4 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     4 5 1
NC State 0 5 0     4 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • * – co-member of SIAA

The 1922 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1922 college football season. It was the Tigers' 31st overall and they competed as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon). The team was led by head coach Mike Donahue, in his 18th year, and played their home games at Drake Field in Auburn, Alabama. They finished with a record of eight wins and two losses (8–2 overall, 2–1 in the SoCon). It was considered one of best teams Auburn turned out in the first half of the 20th century.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23Marion Military Institute*W 61–0
September 30at Howard*W 72–0
October 7Spring Hill*Montgomery, AlabamaW 19–6
October 14at Army*L 6–19
October 21Mercer*
  • Drake Field
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 50–6
October 28Fort Benning*
  • Drake Field
  • Auburn, Alabama
W 30–0
November 4vs. GeorgiaW 7–3
November 11TulaneMontgomery, AlabamaW 19–0
November 18Centre*
  • Rickwood Field
  • Birmingham, Alabama
W 6–0
November 30at Georgia TechL 6–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Source: 1922 Auburn football schedule[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ see "Auburn's Gator Bowl Champs Rated Among Top Tiger Teams". Ocala Star-Banner. January 16, 1955.
  2. ^ 2009 Auburn Football Media Guide (PDF). Auburn, Alabama: Auburn Media Relations Office. 2009. p. 185.
  3. ^ "1922 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 19, 2012.