1927 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1927 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Southern Conference Co-Champions
Conference Southern Conference
1927 record 8–0–1 (5–0–1 SoCon)
Head coach Robert Neyland (2nd year)
Home stadium Shields-Watkins Field
Seasons
« 1926 1928 »
1927 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
NC State § 4 0 0     9 1 0
Georgia Tech § 7 0 1     8 1 1
Tennessee § 5 0 1     8 0 1
Vanderbilt 5 0 2     8 1 2
Georgia 6 1 0     9 1 0
Florida 5 2 0     7 3 0
Ole Miss 3 2 0     5 3 0
Virginia 4 4 0     5 4 0
Clemson 2 2 0     5 3 1
Alabama 3 4 1     5 4 1
LSU 2 3 1     4 4 1
Mississippi State 2 3 0     5 3 0
Washington & Lee 2 3 0     4 4 1
Virginia Tech 2 3 0     5 4 0
Maryland 3 5 0     4 7 0
South Carolina 2 4 0     4 5 0
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
Tulane 2 5 1     2 5 1
North Carolina 2 5 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     2 6 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     3 6 1
Auburn 0 6 1     0 7 2
§ – Conference co-champions


The 1927 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1927 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon), the team was led by head coach Robert Neyland, in his second year, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. The 1927 Vols won eight, lost zero and tied one game (8–0–1 overall, 5–0–1 in the SoCon). The only blemish on Tennessee's schedule was a tie with in-state | rival, Vanderbilt. Playing seven home games, the 1927 Vols outscored their opponents 246 to 26 and posted seven shutouts.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24, 1927 Carson–Newman* Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 33–0  
October 1, 1927 at North Carolina Emerson Field • Chapel Hill, NC W 26–0  
October 8, 1927 Maryville* Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 7–0  
October 15, 1927 Mississippi A&M Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 21–7  
October 22, 1927 Transylvania* Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 57–0  
October 29, 1927 Virginia Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 42–0  
November 5, 1927 Sewanee Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 32–12  
November 12, 1927 Vanderbiltdagger Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) T 7–7  
November 24, 1927 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Barrel) W 20–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tennessee Football History and Records: Tennessee Results 1920–29". University of Tennessee Athletics. Retrieved March 17, 2012. 

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