1960 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1960 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #19
1960 record 6–2–2 (3–2–2 SEC)
Head coach Bowden Wyatt
Home stadium Shields-Watkins Field
Seasons
« 1959 1961 »
1960 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Ole Miss 5 0 1     10 0 1
#18 Florida 5 1 0     9 2 0
#9 Alabama 5 1 1     8 1 2
#13 Auburn 5 2 0     8 2 0
Tennessee 3 2 2     6 2 2
Georgia 4 3 0     6 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 4 0     5 5 0
LSU 2 3 1     5 4 1
Kentucky 2 4 1     5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 5 1     2 6 1
Vanderbilt 0 7 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Tennessee Volunteers (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1960 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Bowden Wyatt, in his sixth 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, 3–2–2 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 at Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 10–3    
October 1 Mississippi State #11 Crump StadiumMemphis, TN T 0–0    
October 8 Tampa* Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 62–7    
October 15 #15 Alabama Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) W 20–7    
October 22 Chattanooga* #12 Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 35–0    
October 29 North Carolina* #11 Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 27–14    
November 5 at Georgia Tech #8 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–14    
November 12 #4 Ole Missdagger #14 Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 3–24    
November 19 Kentucky Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) T 10–10    
November 26 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 35–0    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Mike Lucci Center 5 69 Cleveland Browns
Billy Majors Back 12 168 Philadelphia Eagles
Charlie Baker Tackle 20 279 Cleveland Browns
Lebron Shields Tackle Expansion Draft Minnesota Vikings

References[edit]

General

Specific

  1. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 122
  2. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
  3. ^ "1961 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 8, 2012.