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The 1917 Sewanee Tigers football team represented the Sewanee Tigers of Sewanee: The University of the South during the 1917 college football season.

1917 Sewanee Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1917 record5–2–1 (4–1–1 SIAA)
Head coachCharles Best (1st season)
CaptainEben Wortham
Home stadiumHardee Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech $ 4 0 0     9 0 0
Auburn 5 1 0     6 2 1
Clemson 5 1 0     6 2 0
Sewanee 4 1 1     5 2 1
Mississippi A&M 3 1 0     6 1 0
Alabama 3 1 1     5 2 1
Tulane 2 1 0     5 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 0     5 3 0
LSU 2 3 0     3 5 0
South Carolina 2 3 0     3 5 0
Wofford 1 2 0     5 4 0
Furman 1 3 0     3 5 0
Florida 1 3 0     2 4 0
Ole Miss 1 4 0     1 4 1
The Citadel 0 2 0     3 3 0
Howard 0 3 0     0 3 0
Mississippi College 0 4 0     0 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • There were several SIAA schools that did not field a team due to World War I.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29Howard (AL)T 6–6
October 13Transylvania*Chattanooga, TNW 76–0
October 20vs. LSUNew Orleans, LAW 3–0
October 27vs. KentuckyChattanooga, TNW 7–0
November 3at AlabamaW 3–3
November 10Ole Miss
  • Hardee Field
  • Sewanee, TN
W 69–7
November 17Centre*Chattanooga, TNL 0–28
November 29at VanderbiltL 6–13
  • *Non-conference game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1917 Sewanee football schedule".