1959 Vanderbilt Commodores football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1959 record5–3–2 (3–2–2 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumDudley Field
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Georgia $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
No. 3 LSU 5 1 0     9 2 0
No. 2 Ole Miss 5 1 0     10 1 0
No. 10 Alabama 4 1 2     7 2 2
Auburn 4 3 0     7 3 0
Vanderbilt 3 2 2     5 3 2
Georgia Tech 3 3 0     6 5 0
Tennessee 3 4 1     5 4 1
No. 19 Florida 2 4 0     5 4 1
Kentucky 1 6 0     4 6 0
Tulane 0 5 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 7 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University in the 1959 NCAA University Division football season. The Commodores were led by head coach Art Guepe in his seventh season and finished the season with a record of five wins, three losses and two ties (5–3–2 overall, 3–2–2 in the SEC).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 26at No. 17 GeorgiaL 6–21
October 3AlabamaT 7–7
October 10No. 5 Ole Miss
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
L 0–33
October 17No. 19 Florida
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN
W 13–6
October 24at Virginia*W 33–0
October 31at Minnesota*L 6–20
November 7Kentucky
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
W 11–6
November 14at TulaneT 6–6[1]
November 21Florence State*
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN
W 42–7
November 28at TennesseeW 14–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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References

  1. ^ "Vandy, Tulane battle to 6–6 tie". The Tennessean. November 15, 1959. Retrieved September 19, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "1959 Vanderbilt Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 19, 2015.