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1962 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1962 record4–6 (2–6 SEC)
Head coachBowden Wyatt
Home stadiumShields-Watkins Field
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3/3 Ole Miss 6 0 0     10 0 0
#5/5 Alabama 6 1 0     10 1 0
#7/8 LSU 5 1 1     9 1 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     7 3 1
Florida 4 2 0     7 4 0
Auburn 4 3 0     6 3 1
Georgia 2 3 1     3 4 3
Kentucky 2 3 1     3 5 2
Mississippi State 2 5 0     3 6 0
Tennessee 2 6 0     4 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0     1 9 0
Tulane 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1962 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1962 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Bowden Wyatt, in his eighth 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, 2–6 in the SEC). The Volunteers offense scored 179 points while the defense allowed 134 points.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 29 at Auburn Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 21–22    
October 6 Mississippi State Crump StadiumMemphis, TN L 6–7    
October 13 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 0–17    
October 20 #2 Alabama Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) CBS L 7–27   44,600
October 27* Chattanooga Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 48–14    
October 24* Wake Forest Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 23–0    
November 10 Tulane Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 28–16    
November 17† #3 Ole Miss Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 6–19    
November 24 Kentucky Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) L 10–12    
December 1 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 30–0    
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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