1952 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1952 Vanderbilt Commodores football
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Conference Southeastern Conference
1952 record 3–5–2 (1–4–1 SEC)
Head coach Bill Edwards (4th year)
Captain John Cheadle & Don Wade
Home stadium Dudley Field
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »

The 1952 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1952 college football season. The team's head coach was Bill Edwards, who was in his fourth and final year as the Commodores' head coach. Members of the Southeastern Conference, the Commodores played their home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1952, Vanderbilt went 3–5–2 overall with a conference record of 1–4–1.

1952 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Georgia Tech 7 0 0     12 0 0
#8 Tennessee 5 0 1     8 2 1
#7 Ole Miss 4 0 2     8 1 2
#9 Alabama 4 2 0     10 2 0
Georgia 4 3 0     7 4 0
#15 Florida 3 3 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 3 4 0     5 4 0
Tulane 3 5 0     5 5 0
#20 Kentucky 1 3 2     5 4 2
LSU 2 5 0     3 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 4 1     3 5 2
Auburn 0 7 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 20, 1952 Georgia Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 7–19  
September 27, 1952 at Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA L 0–27  
October 4, 1952 at Northwestern* Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL T 20–20  
October 11, 1952 Mississippi State Dudley Field • Nashville, TN T 21–21  
October 18, 1952 Florida Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 20–13  
October 25, 1952 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, Georgia L 0–30  
November 1, 1952 Washington and Lee* Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 67–7  
November 7, 1952 at Miami (FL)* Burdine StadiumMiami, FL W 9–0  
November 15, 1952 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 7–16  
November 29, 1952 Tennessee Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 0–46  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern.

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