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1904 Alabama Crimson Tide football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1904 record7–3 (4–3 SIAA)
Head coachW. B. Blount
CaptainW. S. Wyatt
Home stadiumThe Quad
West End Park
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →

The 1904 Alabama Crimson Tide football team (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1904 college football season. The team was led by head coach W. B. Blount, in his second season, and played their home games at The Quad in Tuscaloosa and at West End Park in Birmingham, Alabama. In what was the twelfth season of Alabama football, the team finished with a record of seven wins and three losses (7–3, 4–3 SIAA).

ScheduleEdit

For the 1904 season, point values were different from those used in contemporary games. In 1904 a touchdown was worth five points, a field goal was worth four points and an conversion (PAT) was worth one point.[1]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 3* Florida Agricultural College The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 29–0  
October 8 Clemson West End ParkBirmingham, AL L 0–18  
October 15 at Mississippi A&M Columbus Fairgrounds • Columbus, MS (Rivalry) W 10–5[A 1]  
October 24 Nashville The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL W 17–0  
November 5 Georgia The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL W 16–5  
November 12 Auburn West End Park • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) L 5–29  
November 24 Tennessee West End Park • Birmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October) L 0–5  
December 2 at LSU State Field • Baton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) W 11–0  
December 3 at Tulane New Orleans, LA W 6–0  
December 4* at Pensacola Athletic Club Pensacola, FL W 10–6  
*Non-Conference Game.
  • Source: Rolltide.com: 1904 Alabama football schedule[3]

Notes Edit

  1. Alabama led 10–5 in the second half when the Aggie squad left the field and forfeited the contest after a disputed call on the field.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Scoring values". RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://www.rolltide.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/m-footbl-results-archive.html. Retrieved December 30, 2011.
  2. "1904 Season Recap" (PDF). RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/alab/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/1904-season.pdf. Retrieved December 30, 2011.
  3. "1904 Alabama football schedule". RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. http://www.rolltide.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/m-footbl-results-archive.html#1904. Retrieved December 30, 2011.
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