1925 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1925 Tennessee Volunteers football
Conference Southern Conference
1925 record 5–2–1 (2–2–1 SoCon)
Head coach M. B. Banks (5th season)
Captain J. G. Lowe
Home stadium Shields–Watkins Field
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama + 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane + 5 0 0     9 0 1
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     5 5 0
Virginia 4 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 4 1 1     6 2 1
Kentucky 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     5 3 1
VPI 3 3 1     5 3 2
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi A&M 1 4 0     3 4 1
LSU 0 2 1     5 3 1
NC State 0 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1925 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") was an American football team that represented the University of Tennessee as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1925 season. In its fifth and final year under head coach M. B. Banks, Tennessee compiled a 5–2–1 record (2–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in 12th place in the conference, shut out four of eight opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 129 to 73.[1] The team played its home games at Shields–Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 Emory and Henry* W 51–0 [2]
October 10 Maryville*
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TB
W 13–0 [3]
October 17 at Vanderbilt L 7–34 [4]
October 24 LSU
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
T 0–0 [5]
October 31 Georgia
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN (rivalry)
W 12–7 [6]
November 7 at Centre*
W 12–0 1,000 [7]
November 14 Mississippi A&Mdagger
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 14–9 [8]
November 26 at Kentucky L 20–23 [9]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Tennessee Volunteers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "Tennessee Backs Romp on Emory and Henry". Nashville Tennessean. October 4, 1925. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Tennessee Uses Forty Players In Victory". Nashville Tennessean. October 11, 1925. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Blinkey Horn (October 18, 1925). "Vanderbilt's Great Rally Tramples Tennessee: Gil Reece Runs 95 Yards For Touchdown". Nashville Tennessean. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Tennessee and L.S.U. in Scoreless Deadlock". Nashville Tennessean. October 25, 1925. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Tennessee Stops Georgia Aerials for 12-7 Victory". Nashville Tennessean. November 1, 1925. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Volunteers Defeat Centre By 12-0 On Muddy Field Before 1,000 Spectators". The Courier-Journal. November 8, 1925. p. VI-2 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Thousands See U.T. Triumph Over Miss A. and M. By 14 To 9". The Kingsport Times. November 15, 1925. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Wildcats Claw Triumphant Way to 23-20 Victory Over Tennessee". The Courier-Journal. November 27, 1925. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Tennessee Football History and Records: Tennessee Results 1920–29". University of Tennessee Athletics. Retrieved March 17, 2012.