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The 1915 Clemson Tigers football team represented the Clemson Tigers of Clemson Agricultural College during the 1915 college football season. Under third year head coach Bob Williams, the team posted a 2–4–2 record[1][2] in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association.[3] W. K. McGill was the captain.[4] The 1915 season saw the introduction of Riggs Field as Clemson's home stadium. Riggs would host the football team until Memorial Stadium was built in 1942.

1915 Clemson Tigers football
1915 Clemson Tigers football team (Taps 1916).png
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1915 record2–4–2 (2–2-1 SIAA)
Head coachBob Williams (3rd year of 2nd stint; 4th overall season)
CaptainW. K. McGill
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt $ 5 0 0     9 1 0
Alabama 5 0 0     6 2 0
LSU 4 0 0     6 2 0
Transylvania 3 0 1     7 1 1
Auburn 5 1 0     6 2 0
Georgia 3 1 1     5 2 2
Chattanooga 2 1 2     5 2 2
Mississippi A&M 4 2 1     5 2 1
Kentucky 2 1 1     6 1 1
Florida 3 3 0     4 3 0
Clemson 2 2 1     2 4 2
South Carolina 1 1 1     5 3 1
Furman 1 1 0     5 3 0
Mercer 1 1 0     5 4 0
Mississippi College 2 3 0     4 4 1
The Citadel 1 2 0     5 3 0
Sewanee 1 2 2     4 3 2
Tulane 1 4 0     4 4 0
Howard 0 2 0     0 2 0
Wofford 0 3 0     3 5 0
Louisville 0 3 0     1 5 1
Tennessee 0 4 0     4 4 0
Ole Miss 0 5 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25at FurmanGreenville, SCW 94–0
October 2Davidson*T 6–6
October 9at TennesseeW 3–0
October 16vs. AuburnAnderson, SC (rivalry)L 0–14
October 28at South CarolinaColumbia, SC (Big Thursday)T 0–0
November 6vs. North Carolina*Greenville, SCL 7–9
November 13vs. VMI*Richmond, VAL 3–6
November 25at GeorgiaL 0–13
  • *Non-conference game
 
The inauguration of Riggs Field in 1915

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE" (PDF). ClemsonTigers.com. Clemson Athletics. 2016. pp. 200–208. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "Clemson Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "Clemson "Tiger's" Article". The Greenville News. November 9, 1915. p. 2. Retrieved December 15, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  
  4. ^ 2010 Media Guide, p. 198