1903 Auburn Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1903 record4–3 (2–3 SIAA)
Head coach
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →
1903 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Clemson + 2 0 1 4 1 1
Cumberland (TN) + 4 1 1 6 1 1
Sewanee 5 1 0 7 1 0
Vanderbilt 5 1 1 6 1 1
Mississippi A&M 2 0 2 3 0 2
Georgia 3 2 0 3 4 0
Ole Miss 1 1 1 2 1 1
Texas 0 0 1 5 1 2
Kentucky State 0 0 0 7 1 0
Alabama 3 4 0 3 4 0
Auburn 2 3 0 4 3 0
Tennessee 2 4 0 4 5 0
Georgia Tech 1 4 0 3 5 0
Tulane 0 1 1 2 2 1
Mercer 0 1 0 0 1 0
Nashville 0 2 0 2 2 0
LSU 0 5 0 4 5 0
SW Presbyterian        
  • + – Conference co-champions
The 1903 football team of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University).[1]
The 1903 football team of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University).[1]

The 1903 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1903 college football season. The team was coached by William Penn Bates[2] in his only season as Auburn's head coach. The next year Mike Donahue took over for the first of his two coaching stints at Auburn.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 3Montgomery A.C.*Auburn, ALW 26–0
October 17Howard*Auburn, ALW 58–0
October 23Alabama
L 6–18[3]
October 31Sewanee
  • Riverside Park
  • Montgomery, AL
L 0–47
November 11LSUAuburn, AL (rivalry)W 12–0
November 14at Georgia TechAtlanta, GA (rivalry)W 10–5
November 26at GeorgiaL 13–22
  • *Non-conference game

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References

  1. ^ George Dunglinson, Jr.; John McDuffie, Jr.; W. M. Wilson; A. W. Merkel; H. McDonnell; W. H. McEniry; A. G. Jones; W. M. Shepard, eds. (1904). "Glomerata" (Annual). Auburn, AL: Alabama Polytechnic Institute. p. 176. Archived from the original on 2014-12-29. Retrieved 21 March 2011.
  2. ^ George Dunglinson, Jr.; John McDuffie, Jr.; W. M. Wilson; A. W. Merkel; H. McDonnell; W. H. McEniry; A. G. Jones; W. M. Shepard, eds. (1904). "Glomerata" (Annual). Auburn, AL: Alabama Polytechnic Institute. p. 172. Archived from the original on 2014-12-29. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Victory perched on Crimson-White; Auburn's Orange-Blue trailed in dust". The Montgomery Advertiser. October 24, 1903. Retrieved February 16, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: William Penn "Billy" Bates, 1903". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  5. ^ "1903 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Archived from the original on July 23, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.