1899 LSU Tigers Football Team
1899 LSU Tigers football
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Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1899 record 1-4 (1-3 SIAA)
Head coach John P. Gregg (1st season)
Home stadium State Field
Seasons
1898
1900 ->
1899 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee $ 11 - 0 - 0     12 - 0 - 0
Vanderbilt 4 - 0 - 0     7 - 2 - 0
Alabama 1 - 0 - 0     3 - 1 - 0
Nashville 3 - 1 - 0     3 - 1 - 0
Tennessee 2 - 1 - 0     6 - 2 - 0
Auburn 2 - 1 - 1     3 - 1 - 1
Texas 3 - 2 - 0     6 - 2 - 0
Georgia 2 - 2 - 1     2 - 3 - 1
Central 1 - 1 - 0     1 - 1 - 0
Ole Miss 3 - 4 - 0     3 - 4 - 0
Clemson[disputed ] 1 - 2 - 0     4 - 2 - 0
LSU 1 - 3 - 0     1 - 4 - 0
Kentucky State 0 - 1 - 0     5 - 2 - 2
SW Presbyterian 0 - 1 - 0     1 - 1 - 0
Cumberland 0 - 3 - 0     0 - 3 - 0
Georgia Tech 0 - 5 - 0     0 - 5 - 0
Tulane 0 - 5 - 0     0 - 6 - 1
  • $ - Conference champion

The 1899 LSU Tigers football team represented the LSU Tigers of Louisiana State University during the 1899 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. New coach John P. Gregg led the Tigers to a 1-4 season. The only wins were in an exhibition game against a high school team (which LSU does not officially record as a win) and against rival, Tulane. It was the first year of play for LSU's second five-year letterman, John J. Coleman (1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903).

Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
November 3[1] vs. Ole Miss Meridian, MS (Rivalry) L 0-11  
November 10 at Lake Charles H.S.* Lake Charles, LA W 48-0  
November 13 Sewanee State Field o Baton Rouge, LA L 0-34  
November 30 at Texas Clark Field o Austin, TX L 0-29  
December 2 at Texas A&M* College Station, TX L 0-52  
December 8 Tulane State Field o Baton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Rag) W 38-0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Roster

No. Player Position Height Weight Hometown High School
- Hulette F. "Red" Aby Tackle - - Natchez, MS -
- Edward R. Barrow - - - Baton Rouge, LA -
- W. Benjamin Chamberlin - - - DeVall, LA -
- Edmond Auguste M. Chavanne Center - - Lake Charles, LA -
- John J. Coleman Halfback - - New Orleans, LA -
- George Fuchs Guard - - New Orleans, LA -
- Edwin S. Gorham End - - Lake Charles, LA -
- F. V. Gremillion Tackle - - - -
- Joseph O. Herpin End - - Lafayette, LA -
- Henry E. Landry Fullback - - Garyville, LA -
- Charles M. Lawrason End - - St. Francisville, LA -
- Hampton T. Lemoine - - - Marksville, LA -
- George B. LeSueur - - - Baton Rouge, LA -
- George K. Pratt Tackle - - New Orleans, LA -
- Ivan H. Schwing Quarterback - - Lake Charles, LA -
- John T. Stanford - - - Baton Rouge, LA -
- Benjamin B. Wall Halfback - - Alexandria, LA -

Roster from Fanbase.com[2] and LSU: The Louisiana Tigers[3]

References

  1. ^ Ole Miss lists game played on November 1
  2. ^ http://www.fanbase.com/LSU-Fighting-Tigers-Football-1899/roster
  3. ^ Hardesty, Dan. "LSU: The Louisiana Tigers". The Strode Publishers. Huntsville, Alabama. 1975. P. 334-345.

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