1913 Auburn Tigers football
SIAA Champions
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1913 record8–0 ( SIAA)
Head coachMike Donahue
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The 1913 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1913 college football season. The team was coached by Mike Donahue and was undefeated at 8–0, outscoring opponents 224–13. Auburn, led by senior captain Kirk Newell, was the champion of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

The Tigers were retroactively awarded a national title by several computer rating systems, including the College Football Research Center which is a component of the BCS, the current system to determine the national champion).[1] Auburn University does not claim the title, but does acknowledge it in their official media guide.

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Date Opponent Site Result
October 4* Mercer Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 53–0  
October 11, 1913 Florida Drake Field • Auburn, AL W 55–0  
October 18 Mississippi A&M Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL W 34–0  
October 25 at Clemson Bowman Field • Clemson, SC W 20–0  
November 1 vs. LSU Mobile, AL W 7–0  
November 8 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 20–0  
November 15 Vanderbilt Rickwood Field • Birmingham, AL W 13–6  
November 22 at Georgia Piedmont Park • Atlanta, GA (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 21–7  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming.


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