1919 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Record3–3–3 (0–3–2 SIAA)
Head coach
CaptainChink Lowe
Home stadiumWaite Field
Seasons
← 1918
1920 →
1919 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Auburn $ 5 1 0 8 1 0
Alabama 6 1 0 8 1 0
Centre 1 0 0 9 0 0
Kentucky 3 1 1 3 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 1 0 7 3 0
Tulane 3 1 1 6 2 1
Vanderbilt 3 1 2 5 1 2
Furman 2 1 1 6 2 1
Mississippi A&M 5 2 0 6 2 0
Georgia 4 2 2 4 2 3
LSU 3 2 0 6 2 0
Clemson 3 2 2 6 2 2
Florida 2 2 0 5 3 0
Wofford 1 1 0 3 2 1
Transylvania 1 1 0 2 4 0
Ole Miss 1 4 0 4 4 0
The Citadel 1 4 0 4 4 1
Sewanee 1 4 0 3 6 0
Georgetown (KY) 0 0 0 0 2 0
Tennessee 0 3 2 3 3 3
South Carolina 0 4 1 1 7 1
Mercer 0 1 0 0 2 0
Mississippi College 0 4 0 3 5 1
Howard (AL) 0 4 0 3 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1919 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1919 college football season. The Vols won three, lost three, and tied three. This was the first varsity team for Tennessee since the 1916 season. Tennessee did not field official football teams in 1917 and 1918 due to World War I.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 27Tusculum*W 29–6[1]
October 3Maryville*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 32–2[2]
October 11at VanderbiltT 3–3[3]
October 18Mississippi A&M
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
L 0–6[4]
October 25at ClemsonL 0–14[5]
November 1North Carolina*dagger
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
T 0–0[6]
November 8at South Carolina
T 6–6[7]
November 15Cincinnati*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 33–12[8]
November 27at KentuckyL 0–13[9]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References

  1. ^ "Volunteers defeat Tusculum 29 to 6 in ragged game". The Journal and Tribune. September 28, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "University of Tennessee triumphs over Maryville". The Journal and Tribune. October 5, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Tennessee eleven holds Vanderbilt eleven to tie score". Nashville Tennessean. October 12, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Tennessee outplayed, Mississippi wins thrilling game by a score of 6–0". The Chattanooga Sunday Times. October 19, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Clemson romps on Tennessee clan". The Greenville News. October 26, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Tar Heels and Volunteers tie". Asheville Citizen-Times. November 2, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tennessee and Gamecocks tie". The Greenville News. November 9, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Cincinnati surprised when defeated in contest at Knoxville". The Cincinnati Enquirer. November 16, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Wildcats trim Volunteers". The Lexington Herald. November 28, 1919. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.