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1951 Vanderbilt Commodores football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1951 record6–5 (3–5 SEC)
Head coachBill Edwards (3rd season)
Home stadiumDudley Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Georgia Tech § 7 0 0     11 0 1
#1 Tennessee § 5 0 0     10 1 0
LSU 4 2 1     7 3 1
Ole Miss 4 2 1     6 3 1
#15 Kentucky 3 3 0     8 4 0
Auburn 3 4 0     5 5 0
Vanderbilt 3 5 0     6 5 0
Alabama 3 5 0     5 6 0
Florida 2 4 0     5 5 0
Georgia 2 4 0     5 5 0
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 5 0
Tulane 1 5 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1951 college football season. The team's head coach was Bill Edwards, who was in his third season as the Commodores' head coach. Members of the Southeastern Conference, the Commodores played their home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result
September 22, 1951* Middle Tennessee State Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 22–7  
September 29, 1951 at Auburn Cliff Hare StadiumAuburn, AL L 14–24  
October 6, 1951 Alabama Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 22–20  
October 13, 1951 vs. Mississippi State Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 34–20  
October 20, 1951 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, FL L 13–33  
October 27, 1951 Georgia Tech Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 7 –8  
November 3, 1951* Chattanooga Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 19 –14  
November 10, 1951 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 20–13  
November 17, 1951 Tulane Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 10 –14  
November 24, 1951* Memphis State Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 13–7  
December 1, 1951 at Tennessee Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN L 27–35  
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. All times are in Eastern.

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