1963 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1963 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1963 record 5–5 (3–5 SEC)
Head coach Jim McDonald
Home stadium Neyland Stadium
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »
1963 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Ole Miss 5 0 1     7 1 2
#5 Auburn 6 1 0     9 2 0
#8 Alabama 6 2 0     9 2 0
Mississippi State 4 1 2     7 2 2
LSU 4 2 0     7 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 3 0
Florida 3 3 1     6 3 1
Tennessee 3 5 0     5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 1
Vanderbilt 0 5 2     1 7 2
Kentucky 0 5 1     3 6 1
Tulane 0 6 1     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1963 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Jim McDonald, in his first and only year, and played their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of five wins and five losses (5–5 overall, 3–5 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 Richmond* Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN W 34–6    
September 28 Auburn Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN L 19–23    
October 5 Mississippi State Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN L 0–7    
October 12 Georgia Techdagger Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN L 7–23    
October 19 at #9 Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October) L 0–35   53,454
October 26 Chattanooga* Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN W 49–7    
November 9 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 26–0    
November 16 #3 Ole Miss Crump StadiumMemphis, TN L 0–20    
November 23 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Barrel) W 19–0    
November 30 Vanderbilt Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN W 14–0    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dick Evey Tackle 1 14 Chicago Bears
Bob Zvolerin Tackle 12 158 Washington Redskins
Ed Beard Tackle 14 183 San Francisco 49ers

References[edit]

General

Specific

  1. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 123
  2. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
  3. ^ "1964 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 8, 2012. 

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