1936 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1936 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP #17
1936 record 6–2–2 (3–1–2 SEC)
Head coach Robert Neyland
Home stadium Shields-Watkins Field
Seasons
« 1935 1937 »
1936 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 LSU 6 0 0     9 1 1
#4 Alabama 5 0 1     8 0 1
Auburn 4 1 1     7 2 2
#17 Tennessee 3 1 2     6 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     7 3 1
Georgia 3 3 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 1     5 5 1
Tulane 2 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 1 3 1     3 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 0 3 1     5 5 2
Sewanee 0 5 0     0 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Tennessee Volunteers (variously Tennessee, UT, or the Vols) represented the University of Tennessee in the 1936 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Robert Neyland, in his tenth year, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of six wins, two losses and two ties (6–2–2 overall, 3–1–2 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26 Chattanooga* Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 13–0    
October 3 at North Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 6–14    
October 10 Auburn Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 0–6    
October 17 at Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October) T 0–0    
October 24 #2 Duke*dagger Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 15–13    
October 31 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA W 46–0    
November 7 Maryville* Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 34–0    
November 14 Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 26–13    
November 26 Kentucky #17 Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) W 7–6    
December 5 at Ole Miss #17 Crump StadiumMemphis, TN T 0–0    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Phil Dickens Back 6 52 Chicago Cardinals

References[edit]

General

Specific

  1. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 119
  2. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
  3. ^ "1937 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 11, 2012.