1904 South Carolina Gamecocks football team

The 1904 South Carolina Gamecocks football team represented South Carolina College—now known as the University of South Carolina–as an independent during the 1904 college football season. Led by first-year head coach Christie Benet, South Carolina compiled a record of 4–3–1. Captain Gene Oliver played against Georgia with a broken jaw.

1904 South Carolina Gamecocks football
ConferenceIndependent
Record4–3–1
Head coach
CaptainGene Oliver
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →
1904 Southern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Georgetown     7 1 0
Southwest Texas State     5 1 0
Southwestern Louisiana Industrial     2 0 1
Davidson     6 1 1
Navy     7 2 1
North Carolina     5 2 2
Virginia     6 3 0
North Carolina A&M     3 1 2
West Virginia     6 3 0
VPI     5 3 0
George Washington     4 2 2
Arkansas     4 3 0
Oklahoma     4 3 1
South Carolina     4 3 1
Stetson     2 2 0
Central Oklahoma     2 3 0
VMI     3 5 0
Kentucky University     3 4 0
Grant     2 3 0
Florida State College     2 3 0
Maryland     2 4 2
East Florida Seminary     1 2 0
Goldey College     1 2 0
Tennessee Docs     2 4 0
Baylor     2 5 1
Louisiana Industrial     1 3 0
TCU     1 4 1
Delaware     1 5 1
Rollins     0 1 0
Tusculum     0 2 0
Florida at Lake City     0 5 0
Oklahoma A&M     0 6 0

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 7Welsh Neck High SchoolColumbia, SCW 40–0[1]
October 15at North CarolinaChapel Hill, NCL 0–27[2]
October 20GuilfordColumbia, SCW 21–4[3]
October 26GeorgiaColumbia, SCW 2–0[4]
November 5at North Carolina A&MRaleigh, NCT 0–0[5]
November 12DavidsonColumbia, SCL 0–6[6]
November 19at Charleston A.C.Charleston, SCL 0–6[7]
November 24Washington and LeeSumter, SCW 25–0[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Welsh Neck boys put up game fight, but were outclassed by speed and skill of Carolina". The State. October 8, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Tarheels win from Carolina". The Atlanta Constitution. October 16, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Spectacular play saves a shutout". The State. October 21, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Georgia beaten; offensive weak". The Atlanta Constitution. October 27, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "A dead lock, A&M meets its match in S.C. University". The News and Observer. November 8, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Davidson wins, 6 to 0". Charlotte Daily Observer. November 13, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Charleston beat Carolina". The Greenville News. November 20, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "A great triumph for old Carolina, defeated Washington and Lee without trouble". The State. November 25, 1904. Retrieved January 22, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.