|1943 Tennessee Volunteers football|
|1943 record||0–0–0 (0–0 SEC)|
|Home stadium||Shields-Watkins Field|
|1943 SEC football standings|
|#13 Georgia Tech †||3||–||0||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
The University of Tennessee Athletic Council, officially suspended varsity football during the World War II years of 1943 because the majority of the players were called into military service, this was the 3rd time for this to happen. This team had 4 players drafted into the NFL. End Frank Hubbell played until 1949, as did HB Bob Cifers, QB Jim Gaffney plated two seasons for the Washington Redskins.
Team players drafted into in the NFLEdit
|Frank Hubbell||End||15||152||Cleveland Rams|
|Jim Myers||G||15||151||Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Jim Gaffney||QB||15||149||Washington Redskins|
|Bob Cifers||HB||2||14||Detroit Lions|
- (PDF) 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book. Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Athletics Media Relations Office. 2011. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/tenn/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2011-12/misc_non_event/2011_record_book.pdf. Retrieved March 11, 2012.
- ↑ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
- ↑ "1944 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1944/draft.htm?redir. Retrieved March 11, 2012.