1911 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1911 Tennessee Volunteers football
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1911 record 3–4–2 (0–2 SIAA)
Head coach Zora G. Clevenger (1st season)
Offensive scheme Straight T
Base defense Multiple
Captain Rufus Branch
Home stadium Waite Field
Seasons
← 1910
1912 →
1911 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt $ 5 0 0     8 1 0
Auburn 4 0 1     4 2 1
Georgia 5 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 1     6 2 1
LSU 2 1 0     6 3 0
Mississippi A&M 5 2 1     7 2 1
Alabama 2 2 2     5 2 2
Ole Miss 2 2 0     6 3 0
Tulane 3 3 0     5 3 1
Sewanee 2 3 0     6 3 1
Clemson 2 4 0     3 5 0
The Citadel 1 1 0     5 2 2
Mercer 2 5 0     4 6 1
Tennessee 0 2 0     3 4 2
Mississippi College 0 4 0     1 5 0
Howard 0 6 0     1 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1911 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1911 college football season. Zora G. Clevenger served the first season of his five-year tenure as head coach. Prior to coming to Tennessee, Clevenger coached at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 Mooney School* Waite FieldKnoxville, TN W 27–0  
October 14 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA (rivalry) L 0–24  
October 21 Maryville* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 22–5  
October 28 at North Carolina A&M* Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC L 0–16  
November 4 Centre* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN T 0–0  
November 11 at VPI* Miles FieldBlacksburg, VA L 11–36  
November 18 Southwestern Presbyterian* Waite Field • Knoxville, TN W 22–0  
November 25 at Tennessee Medical College* Memphis, TN T 0–0  
November 30 at Kentucky State College Lexington, KY (rivalry) L 0–12  
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern.

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