7 October 1916

Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland University 222–0 in what was the most lopsided college football game ever.

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On October 7, 1916, The 1916 Cumberland vs. Georgia Tech football game was the most lopsided in the history of college football, with Georgia Tech who won 222–0.It was played between the Georgia Tech Engineers and Cumberland College Bulldogs at Grant Field in Atlanta, Georgia.Cumberland received the opening kickoff and failed to make a first down. The Engineers scored on their first play. Cumberland then fumbled on their next play from the line of scrimmage, and a Georgia Tech player returned the fumble for a touchdown.The Bulldogs fumbled again on their next play, and it took Georgia Tech two rushes to score its third touchdown.Cumberland lost nine yards on its next possession, and Georgia Tech scored a fourth touchdown on another two-play drive.