1913 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1913 record6–3 (1–3 SIAA)
Head coach
Offensive schemeStraight T
Base defenseMultiple
CaptainSam Hayley
Home stadiumWaite Field
Uniform
Seasons
← 1912
1914 →
1913 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Auburn $ 8 0 0 8 0 0
Mississippi A&M 4 1 1 6 1 1
Georgia 3 1 0 6 2 0
Vanderbilt 3 1 0 5 3 0
Georgia Tech 5 2 0 7 2 0
Alabama 4 3 0 6 3 0
LSU 1 1 2 6 1 2
Sewanee 2 2 0 4 3 0
Florida 2 2 0 4 3 0
Clemson 2 4 0 4 4 0
Mississippi College 1 2 0 6 3 0
Tennessee 1 3 0 6 3 0
The Citadel 0 3 1 3 4 2
Mercer 0 4 1 2 5 1
Kentucky 0 1 0 6 2 0
Texas A&M 0 1 1 3 4 2
Centre 0 2 0 2 5 0
Tulane 0 4 0 3 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1913 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1913 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The Volunteers had a winning record for the first time since 1908 and won their first Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association game since 1910.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 27Carson–Newman*W 58–0[1]
October 4Athens School of the University of Chattanooga*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 95–0[2]
October 11Maryville*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 75–0[3]
October 18vs. Sewanee
L 6–17[4]
October 27Davidson*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 9–0[5]
November 1Chattanooga*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 21–0[6]
November 8at VanderbiltL 6–7[7]
November 14at AlabamaL 0–6[8]
November 27at Kentucky
W 13–7[9]
  • *Non-conference game

Season summary

Vanderbilt

Red Rainey scored Tennessee's touchdown. Goat Carroll missed the kick.[10] Tennessee's right guard S. D. Bayer drew a 33-yard, half the distance to the goal penalty for slugging, and was ejected by umpire Bradley Walker. The first down after, Hord Boensch threw a touchdown pass to Enoch Brown. Brown ran the last ten yards shaking off several defenders.[10] Boensch kicked goal and won the game for Vanderbilt.

References

  1. ^ "Football season of 1913 is formally ushered in". The Journal and Tribune. September 28, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Volunteers roll up heavy score against Athens team". The Journal and Tribune. October 5, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Tennessee's attack put the Maryville eleven to rout". The Journal and Tribune. October 12, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Sewanee's superior rushing power carries Tigers to victory over Tennessee". The Chattanooga Times. October 19, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Tennessee wins over Davidson". The Charlotte News. October 28, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Chattanooga loses thriller to Tennessee". The Chattanooga Times. November 2, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Commodores win from Tennessee by 7 to 6 score". Nashville Tennessean. November 2, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Alabama wins fierce game from Volunteers". Knoxville Sentinel. November 15, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "State loses to Tennessee 13–7". Lexington Leader. November 28, 1913. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ a b Bill Traughber (November 25, 2014). "1913 Rewind: Commodores rally to stay undefeated against Vols". Archived from the original on September 29, 2015. Retrieved March 28, 2015.