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1936 Vanderbilt Commodores football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1936 record3–5–1 (1–3–1 SEC)
Head coachRay Morrison (4th season)
Home stadiumDudley Field
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 LSU 6 0 0     9 1 1
#4 Alabama 5 0 1     8 0 1
Auburn 4 1 1     7 2 2
#17 Tennessee 3 1 2     6 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     7 3 1
Georgia 3 3 0     5 4 1
Georgia Tech 3 3 1     5 5 1
Tulane 2 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 1 3 1     3 5 1
Kentucky 1 3 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 0 3 1     5 5 2
Sewanee 0 5 0     0 6 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1936 college football season. The Commodores were led by Ray Morrison, who served in his second stint and fourth year overall as head coach. Vanderbilt went 3–5–1 overall and 1–3–1 in conference play, finishing ninth in the Southern Conference. They played their six home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee. Vanderbilt began the season by shutting out Middle Tennessee and Chicago, but did not score a point over the next four games before shutting Sewanee for their third win of the season. On October 17, the Commodores lost, 16-0, to SMU, for which Morrison had previously served as head coach for 16 seasons.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26* Middle Tennessee Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 45–0    
October 3* at Chicago Chicago IL W 37–0    
October 10* Southwestern Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 0–12    
October 17* at SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 0–16    
October 24 Georgia Tech Dudley Field • Nashville, TN T 0–0    
October 31 #8 LSU Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 0–19    
November 9† Sewanee Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 14–0    
November 14 Tennessee Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 13–26    
November 25 at #3 Alabama Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL L 6–14   25,000
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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