1905 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1905 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1905 record 3–5–1 (0–4–1 SIAA)
Head coach James DePree
Captain Roscoe Word
Home stadium 15th and Cumberland Field
Seasons
« 1904 1906 »
1905 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt 6 0 0     7 1 0
Georgia Tech 4 0 1     6 0 1
LSU 2 0 0     3 0 0
Davidson 1 0 0     2 5 0
Texas 2 1 0     5 4 0
Clemson 3 2 1     3 2 1
Sewanee 2 2 1     4 2 1
Alabama 4 4 0     6 4 0
Auburn 2 4 0     2 4 0
Mississippi A&M 1 3 0     3 4 0
Texas A&M 0 1 0     7 2 0
Tulane 0 1 0     0 1 0
Ole Miss 0 1 0     0 2 0
Nashville 0 2 0     0 2 0
Tennessee 0 4 1     3 5 1
Georgia 0 4 0     1 5 0
Southern            
† – Conference champion

The 1905 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1905 college football season. James DePree, a University of Michigan grad, served the first of his two seasons as head coach at Tennessee. This was the Volunteers' first season without a win in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association play since 1897.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30, 1905 Tennessee School for the Deaf* 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN W 16–6  
October 7, 1905 American Temperance* 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN W 104–0  
October 14, 1905 at Clemson Clemson, SC T 5–5  
October 21, 1905 Vanderbilt 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) L 0–45  
October 28, 1905 at Sewanee Sewanee, TN L 6–11  
November 4, 1905 at Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA L 0–45  
November 18, 1905 Centre* 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville, TN W 31–5  
November 30, 1905 vs. Alabama Birmingham Fairgrounds • Birmingham, AL L 0–29  
December 3, 1905 at Chattanooga* Chattanooga, TN L 0–5  
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern.