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1974 Tennessee Volunteers football
Liberty Bowl, W 7-3 vs. Maryland
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
Coaches #15
AP #20
1974 record 7-3-2 (2-3-1 SEC)
Head coach Bill Battle

Home stadium

Neyland Stadium
Seasons
« 1973 1975 »

The 1974 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1974 college football season. The Volunteers offense scored 211 points while the defense allowed 181 points. Led by head coach Bill Battle, the Volunteers finished the season with seven wins. At season’s end, the Volunteers won the Liberty Bowl.

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Season

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Schedule

Game Date Opponent Result Volunteers points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 7 UCLA Tie 17 17 0-0-1
2 Sept. 21 Kansas Win 17 3 1-0-1
3 Sept. 28 @ Auburn Loss 0 21 1-1-1
4 Oct. 5 Tulsa Win 17 10 2-1-1
5 Oct. 12 @ Louisiana State Loss 10 20 2-2-1
6 Oct. 19 @ Alabama Loss 6 28 2-3-1
7 Oct. 26 Clemson Win 29 28 3-3-1
8 Nov. 9 Memphis Win 34 6 4-3-1
9 Nov. 16 Mississippi Win 29 17 5-3-1
10 Nov. 23 @ Kentucky Win 24 7 6-3-1
11 Nov. 30 Vanderbilt Tie 21 21 6-3-2

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Team players drafted into in the NFL

Despite being drafted by the National Football League, Condredge Holloway opted to play in the Canadian Football League. Holloway signed a contract with the Ottawa Rough Riders. [3]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Neil Clabo Punter 10 258 Minnesota Vikings
Condredge Holloway Quarterback 12 306 New England Patriots
Ricky Townsend Kicker 13 314 New York Giants
Paul Careathers Running Back 15 389 Oakland Raiders

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Awards and honors

References

  1. ^ http://mcubed.net/ncaaf/series/tn/ky.shtml
  2. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=341&season=1974
  3. ^ Weird Facts about Canadian Football, p.132, Overtime Books, First Printing 2009, ISBN 978-1-897277-26-3
  4. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1975.htm

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