1921 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1921 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1921 record 6–2–1 (4–1–1 SIAA)
Head coach M. B. Banks (1st year)
Captain Hal Blair
Home stadium Shields-Watkins Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
1921 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Georgia Tech + 4 0 0     8 1 0
Georgia + 6 0 1     7 2 1
Vanderbilt + 5 0 1     7 0 1
Tennessee 4 1 1     6 2 1
Florida 4 1 2     6 3 2
Mississippi College 3 1 1     7 2 1
Sewanee 4 2 0     6 2 0
Furman 4 2 1     7 2 1
LSU 2 1 1     6 1 1
Transylvania 2 1 0     4 4 0
Auburn 3 2 0     5 3 0
The Citadel 2 2 1     3 3 2
Mississippi A&M 2 3 1     4 4 1
Tulane 3 4 0     4 6 0
Alabama 2 4 2     5 4 2
Oglethorpe 2 4 0     5 4 0
Mercer 2 5 0     3 6 0
Chattanooga 1 3 0     4 6 0
Louisville 0 1 0     2 2 1
Kentucky 0 2 1     4 3 1
Millsaps 0 3 1     0 3 1
Ole Miss 0 3 0     3 6 0
Georgetown (KY) 0 3 0     2 6 0
Wofford 0 3 0     2 7 0
Clemson 0 4 2     1 6 2
Howard 0 5 0     3 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1921 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1921 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA), the team was led by head coach M. B. Banks, in his first year, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of six wins, two losses and one tie (6–2–1 overall, 4–1–1 in the SIAA). The Volunteers offense scored 102 points while the defense allowed 35 points.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24, 1921 Emory & Henry* Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 27–0  
October 1, 1921 at Maryville* Maryville, TN W 7–0  
October 8, 1921 Chattanooga Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 21–0  
October 15, 1921 at Dartmouth* Alumni OvalHanover, NH L 14–3  
October 22, 1921 Florida Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) W 9–0  
October 29, 1921 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN (Rivalry) L 14–0  
November 5, 1921 vs. Mississippi A&M Memphis, TN W 14–7  
November 12, 1921 Sewanee Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 21–0  
November 24, 1921 at Kentucky Stoll FieldLexington, KY T 0–0  
*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.