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1958 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1958 record4–6 (4–3 SEC)
Head coachBowden Wyatt
Home stadiumShields-Watkins Field
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →
1958 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1/1 LSU 6 0 0     11 0 0
#4/4 Auburn 6 0 1     9 0 1
#11/12 Ole Miss 4 2 0     9 2 0
Vanderbilt 2 1 3     5 2 3
Tennessee 4 3 0     4 6 0
Alabama 3 4 1     5 4 1
Kentucky 3 4 1     5 4 1
#14/15 Florida 2 3 1     6 4 1
Georgia Tech 2 3 1     5 4 1
Georgia 2 4 0     4 6 0
Tulane 1 5 0     3 7 0
Mississippi State 1 6 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1958 Tennessee Volunteers (variously Tennessee, UT, or the Vols) represented the University of Tennessee in the 1958 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Bowden Wyatt, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of four wins and six losses (4–6 overall, 4–3 in the SEC).

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 28 at #3 Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, AL NBC W 0–13    
October 1 #11 Mississippi State Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 13–8    
October 11 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–21    
October 18 Alabama Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) W 14–7    
October 25* Florida State Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 0–10    
November 1* #17 North Carolina Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 7–21    
November 8* Chattanooga Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 6–14    
November 12† #7 Ole Miss Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 18–16    
November 22 Kentucky Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) L 2–6    
November 29 at #15 Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 10–6    
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players drafted into in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Carl Smith Back 9 101 Detroit Lions
Lebron Shields Tackle 22 256 Detroit Lions

ReferencesEdit

General

Specific

  1. 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 122
  2. 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
  3. "1959 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1959/draft.htm?redir. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
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