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1897 Tennessee Volunteers football
Conference SIAA
1897 record 4-1 (0-1 SIAA)
Head coach
« 1896 1898 »

The 1897 Volunteers were the 5th version of the Vols to take the field. This was also their 2nd season in the Southern Intercollgiate Athletic Association. They played 5 games, and won 4, with the only loss coming to North Carolina, the only SIAA game they played that year.

1897 Schedule

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 15* King 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville W 28-0  
October 23* Williamsburg 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville W 6-0  
November 8 North Carolina 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville L 0-16  
November 25* Virginia Tech 15th and Cumberland Field • Knoxville W 18-0  
November 26* at Bristol Athletic Club Bristol, TN W 12-0  
*Non-Conference Game. All times are in Eastern.


ESPN's College Football Encyclopedia by Michael McCambridge

SIAA Wikipedia article(for conference affliations)



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