1899 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1899 Tennessee Volunteers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1899 record 6–2 (2–1 SIAA)
Head coach J. A. Pierce (1st year)
Captain William L. Terry
Home stadium Waite Field
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →
1899 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee $ 11 0 0     12 0 0
Vanderbilt 4 0 0     7 2 0
Alabama 1 0 0     3 1 0
Nashville 3 1 0     3 1 0
Tennessee 2 1 0     6 2 0
Auburn 2 1 1     3 1 1
Texas 3 2 0     6 2 0
Georgia 2 2 1     2 3 1
Central 1 1 0     1 1 0
Mississippi 3 4 0     3 4 0
Clemson[disputed ] 1 2 0     4 2 0
LSU 1 3 0     1 4 0
Kentucky State 0 1 0     5 2 2
SW Presbyterian 0 1 0     1 1 0
Cumberland 0 3 0     0 3 0
Georgia Tech 0 5 0     0 5 0
Tulane 0 5 0     0 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1899 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1899 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. They were the first UT team to have a head coach. J. A. Pierce helmed the team in 1899 and 1900. The 1899 Tennessee Volunteers won six games and lost two.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 11, 1899 King* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 11–5  
October 21, 1899 VPI* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN L 0–5  
October 28, 1899 at Sewanee Sewanee, TN L 0–51  
November 4, 1899 Kentucky Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 12–0  
November 11, 1899 Georgia Waite Field • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) W 5-0  
November 23, 1899 Washington & Lee* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 11–0  
November 30, 1899 Transylvania* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 41–0  
December 25, 1899 Chattanooga* Chattanooga, TN W 6–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern.

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