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1909 Tennessee Volunteers football team

The 1909 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1909 college football season. The Volunteers went 1–6–2, their worst season since 1906, when they compiled the same record. George Levene served the final year of his three-year tenure as head coach.

1909 Tennessee Volunteers football
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ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1909 record1–6–2 (0–5 SIAA)
Head coachGeorge Levene (3rd season)
CaptainNathan Dougherty
Home stadiumWaite Field
Seasons
← 1908
1910 →
1909 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee $ 4 0 0     6 1 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 0     7 3 0
Alabama 4 1 1     5 1 2
LSU 3 1 0     6 2 0
Georgia Tech 4 2 0     7 2 0
Auburn 4 2 0     5 2 0
Howard (AL) 2 2 0     5 2 1
Clemson 2 2 0     6 3 0
Ole Miss 1 2 1     4 3 2
Georgia 1 4 1     1 4 2
The Citadel 0 1 1     4 3 2
Mississippi A&M 0 3 0     5 4 0
Mercer 0 4 0     3 5 0
Tennessee 0 5 0     1 6 2
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2Centre*T 0–0
October 9North Carolina*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
L 0–3
October 16at Kentucky State CollegeLexington, KY (rivalry)L 0–17
October 23Georgia
L 0–3
October 30Georgia Tech
L 0–29
November 6at VanderbiltL 0–51
November 13Alabama
L 0–10
November 20at Chattanooga*
T 0–0
November 25Transylvania*
  • Waite Field
  • Knoxville, TN
W 11–0
  • *Non-conference game

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