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1946 Tennessee Volunteers football team

1946 [[Template:Infobox NCAA team season/team]]
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SEC Co-Champions
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Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP #7
1946 record 9–2 (5–0 SEC)
Head coach Robert Neyland
Home stadium Shields-Watkins Field
Seasons
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1946 SEC football standings
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§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Tennessee Volunteers (variously Tennessee, UT, or the Vols) represented the University of Tennessee in the 1946 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Robert Neyland, in his 15th year, and first since the 1940 season, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of nine wins and two losses (9–2 overall, 5–0 in the SEC). They concluded the season as SEC champions and with a loss against [[Rice Owls football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Schedule

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September 28 [[Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN W 13–9  

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October 5 at [[Duke Blue Devils football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Duke StadiumDurham, NC W 12–7  

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October 12 [[Chattanooga Mocs football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 47–7  

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October 19 #7 AlabamaFile:Dagger-14-plain.png

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Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) W 12–0  

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October 26 Wake Forest*

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Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN L 6–19  

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November 2 #9 [[North Carolina Tar Heels football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN W 20–14  

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November 9 [[Ole Miss Rebels football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 18–14  

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November 16 at [[Boston College Eagles football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Braves FieldBoston, MA W 33–13  

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November 23 [[Kentucky Wildcats football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Shields-Watkins Field • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) W 7–0  

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November 30 at [[Vanderbilt Commodores football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 7–6  

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January 1, 1947 vs. #10 [[Rice Owls football#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Burdine StadiumMiami, FL ([[1947 Orange Bowl#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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L 0–8  

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*Non-conference game. File:Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]

Team players drafted into the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Max Partin Back 9 73 Los Angeles Rams
Denny Crawford Tackle 15 130 Green Bay Packers
Billy Gold Back 16 139 Washington Redskins
Bill Hillman Back 27 246 Detroit Lions

References

General

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Specific

  1. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 121
  2. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
  3. ^ "1947 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 11, 2012.