1964 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1964 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1964 record 4–5–1 (1–5–1 SEC)
Head coach Doug Dickey
Home stadium Neyland Stadium
Seasons
« 1963 1965 »
1964 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama 8 0 0     10 1 0
Georgia 4 2 0     7 3 1
Florida 4 2 0     7 3 0
Kentucky 4 2 0     5 5 0
#7 LSU 4 2 1     8 2 1
Auburn 3 3 0     6 4 0
Ole Miss 2 4 1     5 5 1
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 4 1     3 6 1
Tennessee 1 5 1     4 5 1
Tulane 1 4 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1964 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Doug Dickey, in his first year, and played their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of four wins, five losses and one tie (4–5–1 overall, 1–5–1 in the SEC). The Volunteers offense scored 80 points while the defense allowed 121 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 Chattanooga* Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN W 10–6    
September 26 at #8 Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 0–3    
October 3 Mississippi State Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 14–13    
October 10 Boston College* Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN W 16–14    
October 17 #3 Alabama Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) L 8–19   48,627
October 24 at #7 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA NBC T 3–3    
November 7 at #7 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 22–14    
November 14 Ole Missdagger Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN L 0–30    
November 21 Kentucky Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) L 7–12    
November 28 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 0–7    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Reference:[1]

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Steve DeLong Defensive End 1 6 Chicago Bears
Whit Canale Defensive End 17 227 Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Reference:[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tennessee Football History and Records: Tennessee Results 1960–69". University of Tennessee Athletics. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "1965 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Steve DeLong, 1964 winner of Outland Trophy, dies at 67". Knoxville News Sentinel (GoVolsXtra.com). August 19, 2010. Retrieved March 15, 2012.