|1915 college football season|
|Number of bowls||1|
|Champion(s)|| Cornell |
The 1915 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Cornell, Oklahoma, and Pittsburgh as having been selected national champions.Only Cornell, Washington State, and Pittsburgh claim national championships for the 1915 season.
|School||1914 Conference||1915 Conference|
|Akron football||Independent||Ohio Athletic|
|California Golden Bears||Program reinstated||Independent|
|Oklahoma A&M Cowboys||Independent||Southwest|
|Southern Methodist Parsons||Program Established||TIAA|
|Southwestern (TX) Pirates||Independent||Southwest|
|Texas A&M Aggies||Independent||Southwest|
The Rose Bowl was played for the first time since its inception on January 1, 1902, following the 1901 season. Washington State defeated Brown, 14–0. The game has been played annually ever since.
|Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association||Hampton Institute||3–0|
|Inter-Normal Athletic Conference of Wisconsin||River Falls Normal||5–0|
|Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference|| Baker (KS) |
Kansas State Normal
|Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Association||Transylvania||—|
|Louisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association||Louisiana Industrial||2–0–1|
|Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association|| Albion |
|Ohio Athletic Conference||Western Reserve||6–1|
|Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference||Central State Teachers||—|
|Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference||Occidental||4–0|
|Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference||Fisk||—|
The consensus All-America team included:
|QB||Charley Barrett||6'0"||180||Sr.||Cleveland, Ohio||Cornell|
|HB||Dick King||5'8"||175||Sr.||Boston, Massachusetts||Harvard|
|HB||Bart Macomber||5'9"||183||Jr.||Oak Park, Illinois||Illinois|
|HB||Buck Mayer||172||Sr.||Norfolk, Virginia||Virginia|
|HB||Neno DaPrato||5'10"||185||Sr.||Iron Mountain, Michigan||Michigan Agricultural|
|FB||Eddie Mahan||5'11"||171||Sr.||Natick, Massachusetts||Harvard|
|E||Murray Shelton||6'1"||170||Sr.||Dunkirk, New York||Cornell|
|E||Bert Baston||6'1"||170||Jr.||St. Louis Park, Minnesota||Minnesota|
|T||Cub Buck||Sr.||Eau Claire, Wisconsin||Wisconsin|
|G||Clarence Spears||Sr.||De Witt, Arkansas||Dartmouth|
|C||Bob Peck||5'9"||179||So.||Lock Haven, Pennsylvania||Pittsburgh|
|G||Harold White||6'6"||273||Sr.||New York, New York||Syracuse|
|T||Joseph Gilman||Jr.||Honolulu, Hawaii||Harvard|
|E||Guy Chamberlin||6'2"||196||Sr.||Blue Springs, Nebraska||Nebraska|
|E||Bob Higgins||So.||Corning, New York||Penn State|
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