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1921 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1921 record6–2–1 (4–1–1 SIAA)
Head coachM. B. Banks (1st season)
Home stadiumShields-Watkins Field
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The 1921 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1921 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA), the team was led by head coach M. B. Banks, in his first year, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of six wins, two losses and one tie (6–2–1 overall, 4–1–1 in the SIAA). The Volunteers offense scored 102 points while the defense allowed 35 points.


Date Opponent Site Result
September 24, 1921* [[{{{school}}}|Emory & Henry]] Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 27–0  
October 1, 1921* at Maryville Maryville, TN W 7–0  
October 8, 1921 Chattanooga Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 21–0  
October 15, 1921* at Dartmouth Alumni OvalHanover, NH L 3–14  
October 22, 1921 Florida Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) W 9–0  
October 29, 1921 at Vanderbilt Old Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 0–14  
November 5, 1921 vs. Mississippi A&M Memphis, TN W 14–7  
November 12, 1921 Sewanee Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 21–0  
November 24, 1921 at Kentucky Stoll Field Lexington, KY T 0–0  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


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