1924 Georgia Tech Golden Tornado football team

The 1924 Georgia Tech Golden Tornado football team[note 1] represented the Georgia Tech Golden Tornado of the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1924 Southern Conference football season. The Tornado was coached by William Alexander in his fifth year as head coach, compiling a record of 5–3–1 record.

American college football season
1924Georgia Tech Golden Tornado football
Conference Southern Conference
1924 record 5–3–1 (3–2–1 SoCon)
Head coach
Offensive scheme Jump shift
Home stadium Grant Field
Uniform
Seasons
 1923
1925 

1924 Southern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Alabama $ 5 0 0 8 1 0
Florida 2 0 1 6 2 2
Georgia 5 1 0 7 3 0
Tulane 4 1 0 8 1 0
Washington and Lee 4 1 1 6 3 1
South Carolina 3 2 0 7 3 0
Sewanee * 3 2 0 6 4 0
Mississippi A&M 3 2 0 5 4 0
Virginia 3 2 0 5 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 2 1 5 3 1
Vanderbilt * 3 3 0 6 3 1
VPI 2 2 3 4 2 3
VMI 2 3 1 6 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0 4 5 0
North Carolina 2 3 0 4 5 0
Auburn 2 4 1 4 4 1
Maryland 1 2 1 3 3 3
NC State 1 4 1 2 4 2
LSU 0 3 0 5 4 0
Ole Miss 0 3 0 4 5 0
Clemson 0 3 0 2 6 0
Tennessee 0 4 0 3 5 0
  • $ Conference champion
  • * – co-member of SIAA

The Tornado defeated eastern power Penn State, and suffered losses to SoCon champion Alabama, national champion Notre Dame, and Vanderbilt, which defeated Tech in Atlanta for the first time since 1906.

Doug Wycoff was All-American.

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Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 27 Oglethorpe* W 19–0
October 4 VMI
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 3–0
October 11 Florida
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
T 7–7
October 18 Penn State*
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 15–13 22,000
October 25 Alabama
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
L 14–0
November 1 at Notre Dame* L 34–3
November 8 LSU
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 28–7
November 15 Vanderbilt
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA
L 3–0
November 27 Auburn
  • Grant Field
  • Atlanta, GA (rivalry)
W 7–0
  • *Non-conference game

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