1902 South Carolina Gamecocks football
ConferenceIndependent
Record6–1
Head coach
CaptainThomas E. McCutchen
Home stadiumMelton Field
Seasons
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1903 →
1902 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Oklahoma A&M     1 0 0
Spring Hill     1 0 0
Texas A&M     7 0 2
Marshall     5 0 2
Virginia     8 1 1
South Carolina     6 1 0
Kentucky University     7 2 0
Howard (AL)     3 1 0
North Carolina     5 1 3
Georgetown     7 3 0
Arkansas     6 3 0
Oklahoma     6 3 0
Florida State College     2 1 0
Stetson     2 1 1
West Virginia     7 4 0
VPI     3 2 1
Davidson     4 4 1
East Florida Seminary     1 1 0
Louisiana Industrial     1 1 1
Richmond     3 3 0
VMI     3 3 1
William & Mary     1 1 1
Baylor     3 4 2
North Carolina A&M     3 4 2
Maryland     3 5 2
Davidson     3 5 1
Delaware     3 5 1
Florida Agricultural     1 2 1
Southwestern Louisiana Industrial     1 2 0
Columbian     1 3 0
Navy     2 7 1
TCU     0 5 1
Central Oklahoma     0 1 0
Kendall     0 1 0
Tusculum     0 1 0

The 1902 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented the University of South Carolina during the 1902 college football season. The team was then known as the South Carolina College Fighting Gamecocks. The team defeated Clemson.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 15GuilfordColumbia, SCW 10–0
October 21North Carolina Medical College*Columbia, SCW 60–0
October 25Bingham MilitaryColumbia, SCW 28–0
October 30ClemsonColumbia, SC (Palmetto Bowl)W 12–6
November 6St. AlbansColumbia, SCW 5–0
November 14at Furman
L 0–10[2]
November 28Charleston Medical CollegeColumbia, SCW 80–0
  • *Non-conference game

[3]

Roster

The following players were members of the 1902 football team according to the roster published in the 1902 and 1903 editions of The Garnet and Black, the South Carolina yearbook.[4]

SCC Fighting Gamecocks 1902 roster
Quarterback
  • Lee
  • McGhee

Guards

  • McCutchen (Capt.)
  • Salley
  • Ehrich

Tackles

  • Smith
  • Oliver

Center

  • Freeman
Ends
  • Foster
  • Nicholson

Halfbacks

  • Davis
  • Withers

Fullback

  • Gunter
  • Wilds
Substitutes
  • McKay
  • Epps
  • Finley
  • Ancrum

References

  1. ^ Nauright, John. "The South Carolina – Clemson Football War of 1902". ((cite journal)): Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Furman defeats South Carolina". The Atlanta Constitution. November 15, 1902. Retrieved March 4, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 30, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2016.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "The Garnet and Black 1902" (PDF). The Garnet and Black. 1902. p. 75. Retrieved 2018-05-27.