1937 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1937 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1937 record 7–2 (4–2 SEC)
Head coach Ray Morrison (3rd year of 2nd stint; 4th overall season)
Captain Carl Hinkle
Home stadium Dudley 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 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1937 college football season. The Commodores were led by Ray Morrison, who served in the third season of his second stint, and fourth overall, as head coach. Vanderbilt went 7–2 with losses to Georgia Tech and Alabama. Members of the Southeastern Conference, the Commodores went 4–2 in conference play, they played their five home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee. A hidden ball trick helped Vanderbilt defeat LSU in its first-ever victory over a ranked opponent.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25 Kentucky Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 12–0  
October 2 Chicago* Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee W 18–0  
October 9 at Southwestern* Memphis, Tennessee W 17–6  
October 13 at SMU* Ownby StadiumDallas W 6–0  
October 23 No. 6 LSU No. 20 Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee W 7–6  
October 30 at Georgia Tech No. 7 Grant FieldAtlanta, Georgia L 0–14  
November 6 Sewaneedagger Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) W 41–0  
November 13 at Tennessee Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry) W 13–7  
November 25 No. 4 Alabama No. 12 Dudley Field • Nashville, Tennessee L 7–9  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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