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1917 Auburn Tigers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1917 record6–2–1 (5–1 SIAA)
Head coachMike Donahue
Home stadiumDrake Field
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The 1917 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1917 college football season. It was the Tigers' 26th overall season and they competed as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The team was led by head coach Mike Donahue, in his 13th year, and played their home games at Drake Field in Auburn, Alabama. They finished with a record of six wins, two losses and one tie (6–2–1 overall, 5–1 in the SIAA).


Date Opponent Site Result
October 6 Howard Drake FieldAuburn, AL W 53–0  
October 13* Camp Sheridan Montgomery, AL W 13–0  
October 19 at Clemson Riggs FieldClemson, SC W 7–0  
October 27 Mississippi A&M Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL W 13–6  
November 3 Florida Drake Field • Auburn, AL (Rivalry) W 68–0  
November 10* vs. Davidson Atlanta, GA L 7–21  
November 17 at Vanderbilt Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 31–7  
November 24* Ohio State Montgomery, AL T 0–0  
November 29 at Georgia Tech Grant Field • Atlanta, GA L 7–68  
*Non-Conference Game.
  • Source: 1917 Auburn football schedule[1][2]