1922 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Record8–2 (3–2 SoCon)
Head coach
CaptainPap Striegel
Home stadiumShields–Watkins Field
Seasons
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1922 Southern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
North Carolina + 5 0 0 9 1 0
Georgia Tech + 4 0 0 7 2 0
Vanderbilt * + 3 0 0 8 0 1
VPI 3 0 0 8 1 1
Florida 2 0 0 7 2 0
Auburn 2 1 0 8 2 0
Tennessee 3 2 0 8 2 0
Alabama 3 2 1 6 3 1
Virginia 1 1 1 4 4 1
Mississippi A&M 2 3 0 3 4 2
Kentucky 1 2 0 6 3 0
Clemson 1 2 0 5 4 0
Washington and Lee 1 2 0 5 3 1
Maryland 1 2 0 4 5 1
LSU 1 2 0 3 7 0
Georgia 1 3 1 5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 0 4 4 0
South Carolina 0 2 0 5 4 0
Ole Miss 0 2 0 4 5 1
NC State 0 5 0 4 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • * – co-member of SIAA

The 1922 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1922 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon), the team was led by head coach M. B. Banks, in his second year, and played their home games at Shields–Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. The 1922 Vols won eight games, lost two, and tied zero (8–2 overall, 3–2 in the SoCon). Playing all but two games at home, the Volunteers outscored their opponents 239 to 45 and posted four shutouts.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 23Emory and Henry*W 50–0[1]
September 30Carson–Newman*
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 32–7[2]
October 7Maryville*
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 21–0[3]
October 14at Fort Benning*
W 15–0[4]
October 21at GeorgiaL 3–7[5]
October 28Ole Miss
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 49–0[6]
November 4Vanderbilt
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN (rivalry)
L 6–14[7]
November 11vs. Mississippi A&MW 31–3[8]
November 18vs. Sewanee*W 18–7[9]
November 30Kentucky
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN (rivalry)
W 14–7[10]
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "Tennessee smothers Wasps under 50–0 count". Knoxville Sentinel. September 24, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Carson–Newman exhibit "B" attesting to power of Tennessee machine". The Journal and Tribune. October 1, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Vols register third victory of 1922 season". Knoxville Sentinel. October 8, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Vols walk away from Infantry School". The Journal and Tribune. October 15, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Georgia Bulldogs given great scare but emerge winner over Tennessee". The Atlanta Constitution. October 22, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Forward passes help Tennessee to beat Ole Miss team". Jackson Daily News. October 29, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Vanderbilt again winner over Tennessee, score 14 to 6". Nashville Banner. November 5, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Vols outclass Miss Aggies, win game, 31 to 3". Knoxville Sentinel. November 12, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Tennessee's aerial attack defeats Sewanee in bruising, up-and-down fight". The Chattanooga Times. November 19, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Kentucky bows to strong Tennessee team". The Lexington Herald. December 1, 1922. Retrieved August 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.