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The 1899 Clemson Tigers football team represented Clemson Agricultural College in the 1899 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The Tigers completed their fourth season with a record of 4–2, with wins over Davidson, South Carolina, North Carolina A&M, and Georgia Tech and losses to Georgia and Auburn.[1] Clemson did not host any games, but played a mix of away and neutral site games.[2][3] Walter Riggs served again as coach, having also led the team in its inaugural 1896 season, while J. N. Walker was the captain.[4][5]

1899 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1899 record4–2 (1–2 SIAA)
Head coachWalter Riggs (1st year of 2nd stint, 2nd overall season)
CaptainJ. N. Walker
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →
1899 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee $ 11 0 0     12 0 0
Vanderbilt 5 0 0     7 2 0
Alabama 1 0 0     3 1 0
Nashville 3 1 0     3 1 0
Tennessee 2 1 0     6 2 0
Auburn 2 1 1     3 1 1
Texas 3 2 0     6 2 0
North Carolina 1 1 0     7 3 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     3 4 0
Georgia 2 3 1     2 3 1
Clemson 1 2 0     4 2 0
Central (KY) 1 2 0     1 2 0
LSU 1 3 0     1 4 0
Kentucky State 0 1 0     5 2 2
SW Presbyterian 0 1 0     1 1 0
Cumberland 0 3 0     0 3 0
Georgia Tech 0 5 0     0 5 0
Tulane 0 5 0     0 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 7at GeorgiaL 0–11
October 14vs. Davidson*Rock Hill, SCW 10–0
October 28at AuburnAuburn, AL (rivalry)L 0–34
November 9at South Carolina*Columbia, SC (Big Thursday)W 34–0
November 18vs. North Carolina A&M*Rock Hill, SC (rivalry)W 24–0
November 30vs. Georgia TechGreenville, SC (rivalry)W 41–5
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE" (PDF). ClemsonTigers.com. Clemson Athletics. 2016. pp. 200–208. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  2. ^ Bourret, Tim. "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide" (PDF). Clemson University. p. 202. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 May 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Clemson Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved September 13, 2015.
  4. ^ 2010 Media Guide, p. 198
  5. ^ Reel, Jerome. The High Seminary (PDF). pp. 132–133.