1924 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Record3–5 (0–4 SoCon)
Head coach
CaptainJ. G. Lowe
Home stadiumShields–Watkins Field
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 Southern Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Alabama $ 5 0 0 8 1 0
Florida 2 0 1 6 2 2
Georgia 5 1 0 7 3 0
Tulane 4 1 0 8 1 0
Washington and Lee 4 1 1 6 3 1
South Carolina 3 2 0 7 3 0
Sewanee * 3 2 0 6 4 0
Mississippi A&M 3 2 0 5 4 0
Virginia 3 2 0 5 4 0
Georgia Tech 3 2 1 5 3 1
Vanderbilt * 3 3 0 6 3 1
VPI 2 2 3 4 2 3
VMI 2 3 1 6 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0 4 5 0
North Carolina 2 3 0 4 5 0
Auburn 2 4 1 4 4 1
Maryland 1 2 1 3 3 3
NC State 1 4 1 2 4 2
LSU 0 3 0 5 4 0
Ole Miss 0 3 0 4 5 0
Clemson 0 3 0 2 6 0
Tennessee 0 4 0 3 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • * – co-member of SIAA

The 1924 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1924 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon), the team was led by head coach M. B. Banks, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Shields–Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. The 1924 Vols won three and lost five games (3–5 overall, 0–4 in the SoCon). Tennessee was outscored by their opponents 135 to 83 and shutout twice.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 4Emory and Henry*W 27–0[1]
October 11Maryville*
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 28–10[2]
October 18Carson–Newman*
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 13–0[3]
October 25vs. Mississippi A&ML 2–7[4]
November 1at GeorgiaL 0–33[5]
November 8Centre*
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN
L 0–32[6]
November 15at TulaneL 7–26[7]
November 27Kentucky
  • Shields–Watkins Field
  • Knoxville, TN (rivalry)
L 6–27[8]
  • *Non-conference game

Players

1924 Tennessee Volunteers roster

Quarterbacks

  • 27 Billy Harkness

Halfbacks

  • 7 William Bone
  • 10 George Flowers
 

Fullbacks

Ends

  • 2 Jack Batey
  • 3 Fred Brown
 

Tackles

Guards

  • 16 Tom Robinson
  • 6 Bulman
 

Centers

  • 26 V. Vowell

Unlisted

  • 9 Robert Bond
  • 3 Fred Brown
  • 5 Rollin Wilson
  • 23 E. K. Christmas
  • 15 Harry King
  • 18 Lawrence
  • 20 Robert Lavin
  • 25 Gregory
  • 29 Everett Deaver
  • 21 Jones
  • 28 Jones
 

References

  1. ^ "University of Tenn. defeats Emory 27–0". The Bristol Herald Courier. October 5, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Maryville lost to Tennessee 28 to 10". Johnson City Chronicle. October 12, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Roe Campbell stars as Vols defeats Parsons 13 to 0". The Knoxville Journal. October 19, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Volunteers bow to Mississippi Aggie eleven 7–2". The Knoxville Journal. October 26, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Georgia alumni watch Bulldogs trample Tennessee". The Atlanta Constitution. November 2, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Centre rips Tennessee for victory by 32 to 0". The Courier-Journal. November 9, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tulane makes strong comeback to win from Tennessee university eleven". The Shreveport Times. November 16, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Wildcats take annual Tennessee game, 27 to 6, as kittens lick lieutenants". The Lexington Herald. November 28, 1924. Retrieved August 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.