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The 1916 Clemson Tigers football team represented the Clemson Tigers of Clemson Agricultural College during the 1916 college football season. Under first year head coach Wayne Hart, the team posted a 3–6 record.[1][2][3] S. S. Major was the captain.[4]Stumpy Banks caught two touchdowns against rival South Carolina.[5]

1916 Clemson Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916 record3–6 (2–4 SIAA)
Head coachWayne Hart (1st season)
CaptainS. S. Major
Home stadiumRiggs Field
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech + 5 0 0     8 0 1
Tennessee + 6 0 1     8 0 1
Georgetown (KY) 1 0 0     2 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 1     7 1 1
LSU 3 1 1     7 1 2
The Citadel 3 1 0     6 1 1
Tulane 2 1 1     4 3 1
Kentucky 2 1 2     4 1 2
Auburn 6 2 0     6 2 0
Georgia 5 2 0     6 3 0
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
Sewanee 2 2 2     5 2 2
Mississippi A&M 3 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi College 2 3 0     4 3 0
Clemson 2 4 0     3 6 0
South Carolina 2 4 0     2 7 0
Louisville 1 2 0     2 3 1
Wofford 1 2 0     2 7 0
Transylvania 1 2 1     1 2 1
Furman 1 3 0     4 5 0
Chattanooga 1 4 0     3 5 0
Howard 0 1 0     0 1 0
Mercer 0 3 0     1 6 0
Florida 0 4 0     0 5 0
Ole Miss 0 6 0     3 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30FurmanW 7–6
October 7vs. GeorgiaAnderson, SC (rivalry)L 0–26
October 14Tennessee
  • Riggs Field
  • Calhoun, SC
L 0–14
October 20at AuburnL 0–28
October 26at South CarolinaColumbia, SC (Big Thursday)W 27–0
November 11vs. VMI*
L 7–37
November 16at The Citadel
L 0–3
November 22Presbyterian*
  • Riggs Field
  • Calhoun, SC
W 40–0
November 30vs. Davidson*Charlotte, NCL 0–33
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bourret, Tim. "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide" (PDF). Clemson University. p. 202. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 May 2011. Retrieved November 24, 2011.
  2. ^ Bourret, Tim. "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide" (PDF). Clemson University. p. 202. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 May 2011. Retrieved November 24, 2011.
  3. ^ "Clemson Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  4. ^ 2010 Media Guide, p. 198
  5. ^ "Clemson-South Carolina: A game-by-game history".