1937 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1937 Vanderbilt Commodores football
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Conference Southern Conference
1937 record 7–2 (4–2 SEC)
Head coach Ray Morrison (4th year)
Captain Carl Hinkle
Home stadium Dudley Field
Seasons
« 1936 1938 »
1937 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Alabama 6 0 0     9 1 0
#8 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
Auburn 4 1 2     6 2 3
Vanderbilt 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi State 3 2 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 2 1     6 3 1
Tennessee 4 3 0     6 3 1
Florida 3 4 0     4 7 0
Tulane 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 1 2 2     6 3 2
Ole Miss 0 4 0     4 5 1
Kentucky 0 5 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 0 6 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1937 college football season. The Commodores were led by Ray Morrison, who served in the third season of his second stint, and fourth overall, as head coach. Vanderbilt went 7–2 with losses to Georgia Tech and Alabama. Members of the Southern Conference, the Commodores went 4–2 in conference play. They played their five home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25, 1937 Kentucky Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 12–0  
October 2, 1937 Chicago* Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 18–0  
October 9, 1937 at Southwestern* Memphis, TN W 17–6  
October 13, 1937 at SMU* Ownby StadiumDallas, TX W 6–0  
October 23, 1937 #6 LSU #20 Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 7–6  
October 30, 1937 at Georgia Tech #7 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–14  
November 6, 1937 Sewaneedagger Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 41–0  
November 13, 1937 at Tennessee Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 13–7  
November 25, 1937 #4 Alabama #7 Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 7–9  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game: Ray Morrison 1937". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 19, 2011.