1920 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1920 Tennessee Volunteers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1920 record 7–2 (4–2 SIAA)
Head coach John R. Bender (3rd season)
Captain Buck Hatcher
Home stadium Waite Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia + 8 0 0     8 0 1
Georgia Tech + 5 0 0     8 1 0
Tulane + 4 0 0     6 2 1
Alabama 6 1 0     10 1 0
Furman 4 1 0     9 1 0
Auburn 4 2 0     7 2 0
Tennessee 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi A&M 3 2 0     5 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     4 3 1
Sewanee 2 3 1     4 3 1
Transylvania 1 2 0     1 2 0
Chattanooga 1 3 1     3 4 1
Florida 1 3 0     6 3 0
LSU 1 3 0     5 3 1
Clemson 2 6 0     4 6 1
Mississippi College 1 4 0     3 5 0
Howard (AL) 1 5 0     3 5 1
The Citadel 1 5 0     2 6 0
Kentucky 0 3 1     3 4 1
Millsaps 0 2 0     0 2 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0     4 3 0
Georgetown (KY) 0 2 0     0 3 0
Mercer 0 4 0     2 7 0
Wofford 0 5 0     0 8 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1920 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1920 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. Playing as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA), the team was led by head coach John R. Bender, in his third year, and played their home games at Waite Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of seven wins and two losses (7–2 overall, 4–2 in the SIAA). The Volunteers offense scored 243 points while the defense allowed 40 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Emory & Henry* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 45–0  
October 2 Maryville* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 47–0  
October 9 Vanderbilt Waite Field • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) L 0–20  
October 16 at Chattanooga Chamberlain FieldChattanooga, TN W 35–0  
October 23 Clemson Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 26–0  
October 30 at Mississippi A&M Scott FieldStarkville, MS L 7–13  
November 3 Transylvania* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 49–0  
November 13 vs. Sewanee Chamberlain Field • Chattanooga, TN W 20–0  
November 25 Kentucky Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 14–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tennessee Football History and Records: Tennessee Results 1920–29". University of Tennessee Athletics. Retrieved March 15, 2012.