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1971 Tennessee Volunteers Schedule and Results

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

PS/G: 22.5 (40th 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

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
8 8 9 12 13 14 18 16 11 11 11 11 12 9 9

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 18, 1971 Sat (8) Tennessee California-Santa Barbara PCAA W 48 6 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 25, 1971 Sat (9) Tennessee (5) Auburn SEC L 9 10 1 1 0 L 1
3 Oct 2, 1971 Sat (12) Tennessee @ Florida SEC W 20 13 2 1 0 W 1
4 Oct 9, 1971 Sat (13) Tennessee Georgia Tech Ind W 10 6 3 1 0 W 2
5 Oct 16, 1971 Sat (14) Tennessee @ (4) Alabama SEC L 15 32 3 2 0 L 1 Birmingham, AL
6 Oct 23, 1971 Sat (18) Tennessee N Mississippi State SEC W 10 7 4 2 0 W 1 Memphis, TN
7 Oct 30, 1971 Sat (16) Tennessee Tulsa MVC W 38 3 5 2 0 W 2
8 Nov 6, 1971 Sat (11) Tennessee South Carolina ACC W 35 6 6 2 0 W 3
9 Nov 20, 1971 Sat (11) Tennessee @ Kentucky SEC W 21 7 7 2 0 W 4
10 Nov 27, 1971 Sat (11) Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC W 19 7 8 2 0 W 5
11 Dec 4, 1971 Sat (12) Tennessee (5) Penn State Ind W 31 11 9 2 0 W 6
12 Dec 20, 1971 Mon (9) Tennessee N (18) Arkansas SWC W 14 13 10 2 0 W 7 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)