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1913 Alabama Crimson Tide football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1913 record6–3 (4–3 SIAA)
Head coachD. V. Graves (3rd season)
CaptainHargrove Van de Graaff
Home stadiumThe Quad
Rickwood Field
Seasons
← 1912
1914 →
1913 SIAA football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Auburn 8 0 0     8 0 0
Mississippi A&M 4 1 1     6 1 1
Georgia 3 1 0     6 2 0
Vanderbilt 2 1 0     5 3 0
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     7 2 0
Alabama 4 3 0     6 3 0
LSU 1 1 2     6 1 2
Sewanee 2 2 0     4 3 0
Florida 2 2 0     4 3 0
Clemson 2 4 0     4 4 0
Mississippi College 1 2 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 1 3 0     6 3 0
The Citadel 0 3 1     3 4 2
Mercer 0 4 1     2 5 1
Kentucky 0 1 0     6 2 0
Texas A&M 0 1 1     3 4 2
Tulane 0 4 0     3 5 0
† – Conference champion

The 1913 Alabama Crimson Tide football team (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1913 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. It was the Crimson Tide's 21st overall and 18th season as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach D. V. Graves, in his third year, and played their home games at the University of Alabama Quad in Tuscaloosa and at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of six wins and three losses (6–3 overall, 4–3 in the SIAA).

Game summariesEdit

Alabama opened the season with three consecutive, shutout victories over Howard (now Samford University), Birmingham College (now Birmingham–Southern College) and Clemson. The 81 points against Birmingham set a new school record. Bama lost their first game of the season against Georgia.[1] After a pair of road victories against Tulane and Mississippi College, Alabama finished their season with a win against Tennessee and losses against Sewanee and Mississippi A&M (now Mississippi State University).[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 27Howard (AL)*W 27–0
October 4[[{{{school}}}|Birmingham College]]*W 81–0
October 11ClemsonW 20–0
October 18GeorgiaL 0–20
October 25at TulaneW 26–0
November 1at Mississippi CollegeJackson, MSW 21–3
November 9SewaneeL 7–10
November 14TennesseeW 6–0
November 27Mississippi A&ML 0–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Source: Rolltide.com: 1913 Alabama football schedule[2]

ReferencesEdit

General

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Specific

  1. 1.0 1.1 1913 Season Recap
  2. "1913 Alabama football schedule". RollTide.com. University of Alabama Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Archived from the original on December 2, 2011. https://www.webcitation.org/63dbQSj7C?url=http://www.rolltide.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/m-footbl-results-archive.html. Retrieved February 27, 2012.
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