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 (1st year)
Captain Roscoe Word
Home stadium Waite 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
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
Cumberland 2 2 0     4 4 0
Nashville 0 0 0     0 2 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
Tennessee 0 4 1     3 5 1
Georgia 0 4 0     1 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1905 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1905 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association 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* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 16–6  
October 7, 1905 American Temperance* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 104–0  
October 14, 1905 at Clemson Clemson, SC T 5–5  
October 21, 1905 Vanderbilt Waite 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* Waite 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.

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