The following is a complete list of Tennessee Volunteers football seasons through the 2020 season.[1][2]

Seasons

Year Coach Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Independent (1891–1895)
1891 No coach 0–1–0
1892 No coach 2–5–0
1893 No coach 2–4–0
1894 No official team 2–0–2


1895 No official team 3–2–1
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1896–1920)
1896 No coach 4–0–0
1897 No coach 4–1–0
1898 No team
1899 J. A. Pierce 6–2–0
1900 J. A. Pierce 3–2–1
1901 Gilbert Kelly 3–3–2
1902 Hubert Fisher 6–2–0
1903 Hubert Fisher 4–5–0
1904 Sax Crawford 3–5–1
1905 James DePree 3–5–1
1906 James DePree 1–6–2
1907 George Levene 7–2–1
1908 George Levene 7–2–0
1909 George Levene 1–6–2
1910 Lex Stone 3–5–1
1911 Zora G. Clevenger 3–4–2
1912 Zora G. Clevenger 4–4–0
1913 Zora G. Clevenger 6–3–0
1914 Zora G. Clevenger 9–0–0
1915 Zora G. Clevenger 4–4–0
1916 John R. Bender 8–0–1
1917 No official team 0–3
1918 No official team 3–2
1919 John R. Bender 3–3–3
1920 John R. Bender 7–2–0
Southern Conference (1921–1932)
1921 M. B. Banks 6–2–1
1922 M. B. Banks 8–2–0
1923 M. B. Banks 5–4–1
1924 M. B. Banks 3–5–0
1925 M. B. Banks 5–2–1
1926 Robert Neyland 8–1–0
1927 Robert Neyland 8–0–1
1928 Robert Neyland 9–0–1
1929 Robert Neyland 9–0–1
1930 Robert Neyland 9–1–0
1931 Robert Neyland 9–0–1
1932 Robert Neyland 9–0–1
Southeastern Conference (1933–present)
1933 Robert Neyland 7–3–0 5–2–0
1934 Robert Neyland 8–2–0 5–1–0
1935 W. H. Britton 4–5–0 2–3–0
1936 Robert Neyland 6–2–2 3–1–2 17
1937 Robert Neyland 6–3–1 4–3–0
1938 Robert Neyland 11–0–0 7–0–0 W Orange 2
1939 Robert Neyland 10–1–0 6–0–0 L Rose 2
1940 Robert Neyland 10–1–0 5–0–0 L Sugar 4
1941 John Barnhill 8–2–0 3–1–0 18
1942 John Barnhill 9–1–1 4–1–0 W Sugar 7
1943 John Barnhill No team
1944 John Barnhill 7–1–1 5–0–1 L Rose 12
1945 John Barnhill 8–1–0 3–1–0 14
1946 Robert Neyland 9–2–0 5–0–0 L Orange 7
1947 Robert Neyland 5–5–0 2–3–0
1948 Robert Neyland 4–4–2 2–3–1
1949 Robert Neyland 7–2–1 4–1–1 17
1950 Robert Neyland 11–1–0 4–1–0 W Cotton 3 4
1951 Robert Neyland 10–1–0 5–0–0 L Sugar 1 1
1952 Robert Neyland 8–2–1 5–0–1 L Cotton 8 8
1953 Harvey Robinson 6–4–1 3–2–1
1954 Harvey Robinson 4–6–0 1–5–0
1955 Bowden Wyatt 6–3–1 3–2–1
1956 Bowden Wyatt 10–1–0 6–0–0 L Sugar 2 2
1957 Bowden Wyatt 8–3–0 4–3–0 W Gator 16 13
1958 Bowden Wyatt 4–6–0 4–3–0
1959 Bowden Wyatt 5–4–1 3–4–1
1960 Bowden Wyatt 6–2–2 3–2–2 t19
1961 Bowden Wyatt 6–4–0 4–3–0
1962 Bowden Wyatt 4–6–0 2–6–0
1963 Jim McDonald 5–5–0 3–5–0
1964 Doug Dickey 4–5–1 1–5–1
1965 Doug Dickey 8–1–2 3–1–2 W Bluebonnet 7 7
1966 Doug Dickey 8–3–0 4–2–0 W Gator 14
1967 Doug Dickey 9–2–0 6–0–0 L Orange 2 2
1968 Doug Dickey 8–2–1 4–1–1 L Cotton 7 13
1969 Doug Dickey 9–2–0 5–1–0 L Gator 11 15
1970 Bill Battle 11–1–0 4–1–0 W Sugar 4 4
1971 Bill Battle 10–2–0 4–2–0 W Liberty 9 9
1972 Bill Battle 10–2–0 4–2–0 W Bluebonnet 11 8
1973 Bill Battle 8–4–0 3–3–0 L Gator 19
1974 Bill Battle 7–3–2 2–3–1 W Liberty 20
1975 Bill Battle 7–5–0 3–3–0
1976 Bill Battle 6–5–0 2–4–0
1977 Johnny Majors 4–7–0 1–5–0
1978 Johnny Majors 5–5–1 3–3–0
1979 Johnny Majors 7–5–0 3–3–0 L Bluebonnet
1980 Johnny Majors 5–6–0 3–3–0
1981 Johnny Majors 8–4–0 3–3–0 W Garden State
1982 Johnny Majors 6–5–1 3–2–1 L Peach
1983 Johnny Majors 9–3–0 4–2–0 W Florida Citrus 17
1984 Johnny Majors 7–4–1 3–3–0 L Sun
1985 Johnny Majors 9–1–2 5–1–0 W Sugar 4 4
1986 Johnny Majors 7–5–0 3–3–0 W Liberty
1987 Johnny Majors 10–2–1 4–1–1 W Peach 13 14
1988 Johnny Majors 5–6–0 3–4–0
1989 Johnny Majors 11–1–0 6–1–0 W Cotton 5 5
1990 Johnny Majors 9–2–2 5–1–1 W Sugar 7 8
1991 Johnny Majors 9–3–0 5–2–0 L Fiesta 15 14
1992 Johnny Majors 9–3–0 5–3–0 W Hall of Fame 12 12
1993 Phillip Fulmer 10–2–0 7–1–0 L Florida Citrus 11 12
1994 Phillip Fulmer 8–4–0 5–3–0 W Gator 18 22
1995 Phillip Fulmer 11–1–0 7–1–0 W Florida Citrus 2 3
1996 Phillip Fulmer 10–2 7–1 W Florida Citrus 9 9
1997 Phillip Fulmer 11–2 7–1 L Orange 8 7
1998 Phillip Fulmer 13–0 8–0 W Fiesta 1 1
1999 Phillip Fulmer 9–3 6–2 L Fiesta 9 9
2000 Phillip Fulmer 8–4 5–3 L Cotton 25
2001 Phillip Fulmer 11–2 7–1 W Florida Citrus 4 4
2002 Phillip Fulmer 8–5 5–3 L Peach
2003 Phillip Fulmer 10–3 6–2 L Peach 16 15
2004 Phillip Fulmer 10–3 7–1 W Cotton 15 13
2005 Phillip Fulmer 5–6 3–5
2006 Phillip Fulmer 9–4 5–3 L Outback 23 25
2007 Phillip Fulmer 10–4 6–2 W Outback 12 12
2008 Phillip Fulmer 5–7 3–5
2009 Lane Kiffin 7–6 4–4 L Chick-fil-A
2010 Derek Dooley 6–7 3–5 L Music City
2011 Derek Dooley 5–7 1–7
2012 Derek Dooley 5–7 1–7
2013 Butch Jones 5–7 2–6
2014 Butch Jones 7–6 3–5 W TaxSlayer
2015 Butch Jones 9–4 5–3 W Outback 23 22
2016 Butch Jones 9–4 4–4 W Music City 24 22
2017 Butch Jones 4–8 0–8
2018 Jeremy Pruitt 5–7 2–6
2019 Jeremy Pruitt 8–5 5–3 W Gator
2020 Jeremy Pruitt 3-7 3-7
2021 Josh Heupel 7-5 4-4
Total: 862–413–56
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References

  1. ^ "2018 Media Guide" (PDF). utsports.com. Tennessee Athletics. pp. 273–292, 311–316.
  2. ^ "Tennessee Volunteers Football Record by Year".