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1960 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1960 record6–2–2 (3–2–2 SEC)
Head coachBowden Wyatt
Home stadiumShields-Watkins Field
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/3 Ole Miss 5 0 1     10 0 1
#18/16 Florida 5 1 0     9 2 0
#9/10 Alabama 5 1 1     8 1 2
#13/14 Auburn 5 2 0     8 2 0
#NR/19 Tennessee 3 2 2     6 2 2
Georgia 4 3 0     6 4 0
Georgia Tech 4 4 0     5 5 0
LSU 2 3 1     5 4 1
Kentucky 2 4 1     5 4 1
Tulane 1 4 1     3 6 1
Mississippi State 0 5 1     2 6 1
Vanderbilt 0 7 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1960 Tennessee Volunteers (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1960 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Bowden Wyatt, in his sixth 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 two ties (6–2–2 overall, 3–2–2 in the SEC).

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 at Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 10–3    
October 1 Mississippi State #11 Crump StadiumMemphis, TN T 0–0    
October 8* Tampa Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 62–7    
October 15 #15 Alabama Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) W 20–7    
October 22* Chattanooga #12 Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 35–0    
October 29* North Carolina #11 Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 27–14    
November 5 at Georgia Tech #8 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–14    
November 12† #4 Ole Miss #14 Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 3–24    
November 19 Kentucky Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) T 10–10    
November 26 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 35–0    
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players drafted into in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Mike Lucci Center 5 69 Cleveland Browns
Billy Majors Back 12 168 Philadelphia Eagles
Charlie Baker Tackle 20 279 Cleveland Browns
Lebron Shields Tackle Expansion Draft Minnesota Vikings

ReferencesEdit

General

Specific

  1. 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 122
  2. 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
  3. "1961 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1961/draft.htm?redir. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
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