1962 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1962 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1962 record 4–6 (2–6 SEC)
Head coach Bowden Wyatt
Home stadium Shields-Watkins Field
Seasons
« 1961 1963 »
1962 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Ole Miss 6 0 0     10 0 0
#5 Alabama 6 1 0     10 1 0
#7 LSU 5 1 1     9 1 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     7 3 1
Florida 4 2 0     7 4 0
Auburn 4 3 0     6 3 1
Georgia 2 3 1     3 4 3
Kentucky 2 3 1     3 5 2
Mississippi State 2 5 0     3 6 0
Tennessee 2 6 0     4 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0     1 9 0
Tulane 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1962 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Bowden Wyatt, in his eighth year, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of four wins and six losses (4–6 overall, 2–6 in the SEC). The Volunteers offense scored 179 points while the defense allowed 134 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 29 at Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 21–22    
October 6 Mississippi State Crump StadiumMemphis, TN L 6–7    
October 13 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–17    
October 20 #2 Alabama Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) CBS L 7–27   44,600
October 27 Chattanooga* Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 48–14    
October 24 Wake Forest* Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 23–0    
November 10 Tulane Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 28–16    
November 17 #3 Ole Missdagger Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 6–19    
November 24 Kentucky Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) L 10–12    
December 1 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 30–0    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tennessee Football History and Records: Tennessee Results 1960–69". University of Tennessee Athletics. Retrieved March 15, 2012.