1937 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1937 Tennessee Volunteers football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1937 record 6–3–1 (4–3 SEC)
Head coach Robert Neyland (11th season)
Offensive scheme Single-wing
Home stadium Shields–Watkins Field
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Alabama $ 6 0 0     9 1 0
No. 8 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
Auburn 4 1 2     6 2 3
Vanderbilt 4 2 0     7 2 0
Mississippi State 3 2 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 2 1     6 3 1
Tennessee 4 3 0     6 3 1
Florida 3 4 0     4 7 0
Tulane 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 1 2 2     6 3 2
Ole Miss 0 4 0     4 5 1
Kentucky 0 5 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 0 6 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Tennessee Volunteers (variously Tennessee, UT, or the Vols) represented the University of Tennessee in the 1937 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Robert Neyland, in his eleventh year, and played their home games at Shields–Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of six wins, three losses and one tie (6–3–1 overall, 4–3 in the SEC). The team had the most ever punts per game of 13.9

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 25 Wake Forest* Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee W 32–0    
October 2 VPI* Shields–Watkins Field • Knoxville, Tennessee W 27–0    
October 9 at Duke* Duke StadiumDurham, North Carolina T 0–0    
October 16 Alabama Shields–Watkins Field • Knoxville, Tennessee (Third Saturday in October) L 7–14    
October 23 Sewanee Shields–Watkins Field • Knoxville, Tennessee W 32–0    
October 30 Georgia Shields–Watkins Field • Knoxville, Tennessee W 32–0    
November 6 at Auburn No. 7 Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama L 7–20    
November 13 Vanderbiltdagger Shields–Watkins Field • Knoxville, Tennessee L 7–13    
November 25 at Kentucky McLean StadiumLexington, Kentucky (Battle for the Barrel) W 13–0    
December 4 at Ole Miss Crump StadiumMemphis, Tennessee W 32–0    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]

References[edit]

General

Specific

  1. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 119