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1956 Tennessee Volunteers football
SEC Champions
Sugar Bowl, L 13-7 vs. Baylor
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #2
AP #2
1956 record 10-1 (6-0 SEC)
Head coach Bowden Wyatt

Home stadium

Shields-Watkins Field
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »

The 1956 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1956 college football season. The Volunteers offense scored 275 points while the defense allowed 88 points. Bowden Wyatt was the team's head coach and led the club to an appearance in the Sugar Bowl.

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Season

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Schedule

Game Date Opponent Result Volunteers points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 29 @ Auburn Win 35 7 1-0
2 Oct. 6 @ Duke Win 33 20 2-0
3 Oct. 13 Tennessee-Chattanooga Win 42 20 3-0
4 Oct. 20 Alabama Win 24 0 4-0
5 Oct. 27 Maryland Win 34 7 5-0
6 Nov. 3 North Carolina Win 20 0 6-0
7 Nov. 10 @ Georgia Tech Win 6 0 7-0
8 Nov. 17 Mississippi Win 27 7 8-0
9 Nov. 24 Kentucky Win 20 7 9-0
10 Dec. 1 @ Vanderbilt Win 27 7 10-0

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Team players drafted into in the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
John Gordy Tackle 2 24 Detroit Lions
Frank Kilinsky Tackle 28 329 Pittsburgh Steelers

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Awards and honors

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