American Football Database
1905 Alabama Crimson Tide football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1905 record6–4 (4–4 SIAA)
Head coachJack Leavenworth
CaptainAuxford Burks
Home stadiumThe Quad
Birmingham Fairgrounds
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The 1905 Alabama Crimson Tide football team (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1905 college football season. It was the Crimson Tide's 13th overall and 10th season as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach Jack Leavenworth, in his first year, and played their home games at both the University of Alabama Quad in Tuscaloosa and the Birmingham Fairgrounds in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of six wins and four losses (6–4 overall, 4–4 in the SIAA).


For the 1905 season, point values were different from those used in contemporary games. In 1905 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* Maryville The QuadTuscaloosa, AL W 17–0  
October 7 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 0–34  
October 14 Mississippi A&M The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL (Rivalry) W 34–0  
October 21 at Georgia Tech Brisbane Park • Atlanta, GA L 5–12  
October 25 at Clemson Columbia, SC L 0–25  
November 4 Georgia Birmingham FairgroundsBirmingham, AL W 36–0  
November 9* Centre The Quad • Tuscaloosa, AL W 21–0  
November 18 Auburn Birmingham Fairgrounds • Birmingham, AL (Iron Bowl) W 30–0  
November 23 Sewanee Birmingham Fairgrounds • Birmingham, AL L 6–42  
November 30 Tennessee Birmingham Fairgrounds • Birmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October) W 29–0  
*Non-Conference Game.
  • Source: 1905 Alabama football schedule[2]




  1. "Scoring values". University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  2. "1905 Alabama football schedule". University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved February 22, 2012.