1915 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1915 record4–4 (0–4 SIAA)
Head coach
Offensive schemeStraight T
Base defenseMultiple
CaptainEvan McLean
Home stadiumWaite Field
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Vanderbilt $ 5 0 0 9 1 0
Alabama 5 0 0 6 2 0
LSU 4 0 0 6 2 0
Transylvania 3 0 1 7 1 1
Auburn 5 1 0 6 2 0
Georgia 3 1 1 5 2 2
Chattanooga 3 1 2 5 2 2
Mississippi A&M 4 2 1 5 2 1
Kentucky 2 1 1 6 1 1
Florida 3 3 0 4 3 0
Clemson 2 2 1 2 4 2
South Carolina 1 1 1 5 3 1
Furman 1 1 0 5 3 0
Mercer 1 1 0 5 4 0
Mississippi College 2 3 0 4 4 1
The Citadel 1 2 0 5 3 0
Sewanee 1 2 2 4 3 2
Tennessee 1 4 0 4 4 0
Tulane 1 4 0 4 4 0
Centre 0 3 1 3 5 1
Louisville 0 3 1 1 5 1
Howard (AL) 0 3 0 3 4 1
Wofford 0 3 0 3 5 0
Ole Miss 0 5 0 2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1915 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1915 college football season. Zora G. Clevenger served his fifth and final season as head coach before leaving for Kansas State. The 1915 Vols went 4–4. Tennessee's loss to Clemson on October 9 ended a 12-game winning streak that spanned back to the final game of the 1913 season.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 25Carson–Newman*W 101–0[1]
October 2Tusculum*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
W 21–0[2]
October 9Clemson
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
L 0–3[3]
October 16Central University
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 80–0[4]
October 23Cumberland (TN)*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 101–0[5]
October 30at VanderbiltL 0–35[6]
November 13Mississippi A&M
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
L 0–14[7]
November 25at Kentucky
L 0–6[8]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "Volunteers amass heavy score in opening game". The Journal and Tribune. September 26, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Tennessee held to low score by Tusculum eleven". The Journal and Tribune. October 3, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Clemson downed Tennessee eleven". The Greenville News. October 10, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Centre College easy for Tennessee team". The Courier-Journal. October 17, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Cumberland was overwhelmed by University of Tennessee". The Journal and Tribune. October 24, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Commodores secure revenge on Tennessee, 35 to 0". Nashville Tennessean. October 31, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tennessee outclasses by Miss. A. and M." Jackson Daily News. November 14, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "'Doc' Rodes boots Wildcats to 6 to 0 victory over Vols". The Lexington Herald. November 26, 1915. Retrieved August 3, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.