1910 Alabama Crimson Tide football team

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The 1910 Alabama football team

The 1910 Alabama Crimson Tide football team represented the University of Alabama during the 1910 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association season. It was the Tide's 18th overall season and its 15th in the SIAA. Head coach Guy Lowman, a former Missouri assistant, guided the team to a 4-4 record (0-4 in the conference) in his sole season in Tuscaloosa. Vanderbilt Commodores and Auburn Tigers both went undefeated in conference play and were co-champions.


  • October 1: Alabama defeated the Birmingham-Southern Panthers 25-0 on The Quad. Adrian Van de Graaff's two touchdowns paced the Tide offense. The defense added a two-point safety.
  • October 8: After a slow start, Alabama beat the Marion Institute Tigers 26-0 on campus. Robert Bumgardner scored three touchdowns.
  • October 15: The Georgia Bulldogs shut out Alabama 22-0 at the Alabama State Fairgrounds in Birmingham in a game marred by penalties. One Georgia player was ejected for calling the referee a "robber".
  • October 22: The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets shut out Alabama 36-0 in their return to Tuscaloosa.
  • November 5: The Mississippi Rebels beat Alabama 16-0 in a game played at Greenville, Mississippi.
  • November 12: Alabama suffered a record fourth straight loss in a fourth straight shutout as the Sewanee Tigers claimed a 30-0 victory in Birmingham.
  • November 19: Alabama edged the Tulane Green Wave 5-3 in New Orleans. The Tide defense scored a safety when a Tulane player attempted to return a missed field goal attempt and was tackled in the end zone. Kicker Farley Moody added a 20-yard field goal for the go ahead points.
  • November 24: Alabama defeated the Washington & Lee Generals, led by former Alabama coach Doc Pollard on a Thanksgiving Day match-up in Birmingham. Farley Moody scored all nine of Alabama's points, returning a punt for 50 yards for a five-point touchdown and kicking a field goal to go along with the extra point.


Varsity letter winners included Robert Bumgardner, Louis Finlay, Charles Greer, Victor Heard, Vigil Heard, Thomas Manning, William Hoadley, Emory Peebles, Harold Powell, James Scott, Patrick Shirley and Everett Wilkinson. Owen Gresham was captain of the team.

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