1914 college football season

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The 1914 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Army, Illinois, and Texas as having been selected national champions. [1] Only Illinois claims a national championship for the 1914 season.

Contents

Conference program and changes

Conference changes

Membership changes

School1913 Conference1914 Conference
Colorado College Tigers Independent Rocky Mountain
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets SIAA Independent
Louisville Cardinals Independent KIAA
Southern California Trojans Reinstated ProgramIndependent
Texas State M&M Miners Program EstablishedIndependent
Utah Agricultural Aggies Independent Rocky Mountain

Program changes

Stadiums

Final Season

Conference standings

Major conference standings

1914 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Nebraska $300  701
Missouri 410  530
Iowa State 210  430
Kansas 220  521
Washington University 031  331
Drake 031  431
Kansas State 030  151
  • $ Conference champion
1914 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Colorado Mines $501  501
Colorado 410  510
Colorado College 311  411
Colorado Agricultural 330  340
Utah 230  330
Utah Agricultural 120  250
Denver 140  540
Wyoming 050  150
  • $ Conference champion
1914 South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Washington and Lee +300  900
Virginia +300  810
North Carolina 110  1010
VPI 110  621
Georgetown 011  242
North Carolina A&M 021  331
St. John's (MD) 010  010
Johns Hopkins 010  020
Richmond 020  540
  • + Conference co-champions
1914 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Tennessee +600  900
Auburn +401  801
Texas A&M 200  611
Ole Miss 211  541
Mississippi A&M 420  620
Sewanee 420  530
Florida 320  520
Georgia 221  351
Clemson 220  531
Alabama 330  540
Kentucky 110  530
LSU 121  441
Chattanooga 130  540
Vanderbilt 130  260
Mississippi College 011  431
Wofford 010  171
Centre 010  131
Mercer 030  540
Tulane 031  331
The Citadel 030  250
  • + Conference co-champions
1914 Western Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Illinois $600  700
Minnesota 310  610
Chicago 421  421
Wisconsin 221  421
Ohio State 220  520
Purdue 220  520
Iowa 120  430
Indiana 140  340
Northwestern 060  160
  • $ Conference champion

Independents

1914 Eastern college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Army     900
Harvard     702
Wash. & Jeff.     1010
Dartmouth     810
Lehigh     810
Pittsburgh     810
Cornell     820
Yale     720
Franklin & Marshall     621
Colgate     521
Princeton     521
Brown     522
Fordham     631
Geneva     530
Tufts     530
Penn State     531
Rutgers     531
Lafayette     532
Syracuse     532
Boston College     540
NYU     540
Villanova     431
Bucknell     441
Carnegie Tech     440
Penn     441
Temple     330
Rhode Island State     233
Carlisle     5101
Holy Cross     251
Vermont     261
Duquesne     150
1914 Midwestern college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Western State (MI)     600
Notre Dame     620
Michigan Agricultural     520
Butler     420
South Dakota     521
Michigan     630
North Dakota Agricultural     530
Haskell     540
Michigan State Normal     321
Heidelberg     431
Akron     441
Doane     332
St. Mary's (OH)     220
Wabash     222
Detroit     232
Lake Forest     350
Iowa State Teachers     251
Marquette     270
Rose Poly     070
1914 Southern college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Texas     800
Middle Tennessee     501
Oklahoma     911
Delaware     711
Davidson     511
Georgia Tech     620
Presbyterian     411
Oklahoma A&M     621
Navy     630
Maryville     640
Maryland     530
Marshall     540
West Virginia     540
Rice     323
South Carolina     551
VMI     440
Mississippi Normal     231
Texas Mines     230
Baylor     352
Arkansas     360
Louisiana Industrial     240
Wake Forest     360
Furman     250
Southwest Texas State     260
Louisville     170
Catholic University     061
1914 Western college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Montana     701
Oregon Agricultural     702
Washington     601
Arizona     510
Montana A&M     510
New Mexico     311
New Mexico A&M     421
Oregon     421
USC     430
Idaho     231
Washington State     240

Minor conferences

ConferenceChampion(s)Record
Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association Hampton Institute
Howard
Lincoln (PA)
2–1
1–1
1–1
Inter-Normal Athletic Conference of Wisconsin Whitewater Normal 4–0
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Friends (KS)
Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Association Transylvania
Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association Southwestern Louisiana Industrial 5–0
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Olivet
Hillsdale
3–1
Ohio Athletic Conference Denison 5–1
Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference Central State Teachers
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Talladega
Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association Texas

Minor conference standings

1913 Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Hampton $210  310
Howard 110  410
Lincoln (PA) 110  110
Virginia Union 010  110
  • $ Conference champion
1914 Eastern Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Richmond $510  540
Randolph–Macon 330  550
Hampden–Sydney 330  371
William & Mary 150  170
  • $ Conference champion
1914 Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Carthage 120  320
Southern Illinois     251
1914 Ohio Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Denison $510  710
Mount Union 410  640
Cincinnati 420  630
Miami (OH) 420  530
Ohio 430  440
Oberlin 340  440
Case 340  460
Kenyon 230  431
Western Reserve 240  460
Wooster 250  260
Ohio Wesleyan 260  370
Wittenberg 030  360
Ohio State *300  520
  • $ Conference champion
  • * – did not complete for championship

Awards and honors

All-Americans

The consensus All-America team included:

PositionNameHeightWeight (lbs.)ClassHometownTeam
QB Charley Barrett 6'0"180Jr. Cleveland, Ohio Cornell
HB John Maulbetsch 5'9"153So. Ann Arbor, Michigan Michigan
HB Eddie Mahan 5'11"171Jr. Natick, Massachusetts Harvard
HB Johnny Spiegel Sr. Washington & Jefferson
FB Harry LeGore Jr. Woodsboro, Maryland Yale
E Huntington Hardwick 6'0"171Sr. Quincy, Massachusetts Harvard
E John E. O'Hearn 5'10"173Sr. Brookline, Massachusetts Cornell
T Harold Ballin 6'1"194Sr. New York, New York Princeton
G Stan Pennock 5'8"193Sr. Syracuse, New York Harvard
G Clarence Spears Jr. De Witt, Arkansas Dartmouth
C John McEwan 6'4"200So. Alexandria, Minnesota Army
G Ralph Chapman Sr. Vienna, Illinois Illinois
T Walter H. Trumbull Sr. Salem, Massachusetts Harvard
E Perry Graves Jr. Rockford, Illinois Illinois

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References

  1. Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.