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1971 Tennessee Volunteers Roster

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (11th of 128) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Battle (10-2)

PS/G: 22.5 (39th of 128) ▪ PA/G: 10.1 (6th of 128)
SRS: 16.33 (15th of 128) ▪ SOS: 6.16 (30th of 128)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 14-13 versus Arkansas

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Jim Maxwell* QB 46 Cmp, 102 Att, 544 Yds, 1 TD
2 Dennis Chadwick QB 14 Cmp, 39 Att, 281 Yds, 1 TD
3 Phil Pierce QB 11 Cmp, 31 Att, 126 Yds, 1 TD
4 Bill Rudder* RB 78 Att, 414 Yds, 5.3 Avg
5 Curt Watson* RB 193 Att, 766 Yds, 4.0 Avg
6 Steve Chancey RB 89 Att, 388 Yds, 4.4 Avg
7 George Silvey RB 29 Att, 110 Yds, 3.8 Avg
8 Haskel Stanback RB 43 Att, 158 Yds, 3.7 Avg
9 Joe Thompson* WR 15 Rec, 247 Yds, 16.5 Avg
10 Stan Trott* WR 2 Rec, 32 Yds, 16.0 Avg
11 Chip Howard WR 1 Rec, 8 Yds, 8.0 Avg
12 Emmon Love WR 6 Rec, 131 Yds, 21.8 Avg
13 Gary Theiler* TE 12 Rec, 191 Yds, 15.9 Avg
14 Sonny Leach TE 9 Rec, 110 Yds, 12.2 Avg
15 Jimmy Young TE 2 Rec, 30 Yds, 15.0 Avg
16 Joe Balthrop* OL
17 Bill Emendorfer* OL
18 Phillip Fulmer* OL
19 Gaylon Hill* OL
20 Tom Johnson* OL
21 Frank Howell* DL
22 Carl Johnson* DL
23 Ken Lambert* DL
24 John Wagster* DL
25 Tom Bennett DL
26 Ray Nettles* LB
27 Jamie Rotella* LB
28 Jackie Walker* LB
29 David Allen* DB
30 Eddie Brown* DB
31 Conrad Graham* DB
32 Bobby Majors* DB
33 Tim Townes DB