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1979 Tennessee Volunteers Schedule and Results

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (50th of 140)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 3-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Johnny Majors (7-5)

PS/G: 25.9 (24th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 19.6 (73rd of 140)
SRS: 10.62 (30th of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.54 (45th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Bluebonnet Bowl 27-22 versus Purdue

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
        19   18 19 17   19        

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 15, 1979 Sat Tennessee @ Boston College Ind W 28 16 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 22, 1979 Sat Tennessee Utah WAC W 51 18 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 29, 1979 Sat Tennessee Auburn SEC W 35 17 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (19) Tennessee N Mississippi State SEC L 9 28 3 1 0 L 1 Memphis, TN
5 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Tennessee Georgia Tech Ind W 31 0 4 1 0 W 1
6 Oct 20, 1979 Sat (18) Tennessee @ (1) Alabama SEC L 17 27 4 2 0 L 1 Birmingham, AL
7 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (17) Tennessee Rutgers Ind L 7 13 4 3 0 L 2
8 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Tennessee (13) Notre Dame Ind W 40 18 5 3 0 W 1
9 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (19) Tennessee @ Mississippi SEC L 20 44 5 4 0 L 1 Jackson, MS
10 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Tennessee @ Kentucky SEC W 20 17 6 4 0 W 1
11 Dec 1, 1979 Sat Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC W 31 10 7 4 0 W 2
12 Dec 31, 1979 Mon Tennessee N (12) Purdue Big Ten L 22 27 7 5 0 L 1 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)