The Vols won their first-ever game on Oct. 15, 1892 with a 25-0 victory over Maryville College.
OCTOBER 15 (9-7-2)
1892 W, 25-0 Maryville
1897 W, 28-0 KING
1904 T, 0-0 NASHVILLE
1910 L, 0-18 Vanderbilt
1921 L, 3-14 Dartmouth
1926 W, 6-0 MARYVILLE
1927 W, 21-7 MISSISSIPPI
1932 W, 7-3 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1938 W, 13-0 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1949 T, 7-7 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1955 W, 20-0 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1960 W, 20-7 No. 15 ALABAMA
1966 L, 10-11 No. 3 ALABAMA
1977 L, 10-24 No. 4 Alabama (N)@ Birmingham, Ala.
1983 W, 41-34 No. 11 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1988 L, 20-28 No. 20 ALABAMA
1994 L, 13-17 No. 10 ALABAMA
2011 L, 7-38 No. 1 LOUISIANA STATE
The Vols only win on Oct. 15 since 1961 came in 1983, a thrilling 41-34 victory over Alabama. Johnnie Jones' 66-yard rushing TD proved to be the difference. On defense, led by Reggie White, the Vols kept Alabama scoreless for the final 21:36. QB Alan Cockrell threw for 292 yards with scoring strikes of 80, 80 and 57 yards.
The Vols' defense has been a major story of the 2014 season. Tennessee is ranked second in the SEC and eighth nationally on pass defense, as the Vols have held each of the last two opponents to less than 100 passing yards.
Start watching at the 5:45 mark here:
|Robert Ayers||DE||New York Giants||Lost to Philadelphia 27-0||Played at DE|
|Eric Berry||DB||Kansas City Chiefs||BYE||BYE|
|Tyler Bray||QB||Kansas City Chiefs||BYE||BYE|
|Britton Colquitt||P||Denver Broncos||Def. NY Jets 31-17||8 punts, 44 yd. avg., 2 inside the 20|
|Dustin Colquitt||P||Kansas City Chiefs||BYE||BYE|
|Morgan Cox||LS||Baltimore Ravens||Def. Tampa Bay 48-17||Played at LS|
|Arian Foster||RB||Houston Texans||Lost to Indianapolis 33-28||109 yds. rushing, 32 yds. receivings, 2 TDs|
|Ramon Foster||OT||Pittsburgh Steelers||Lost to Cleveland 31-10||Played at G|
|Zach Fulton||G||Kansas City Chiefs||BYE||BYE|
|Parys Haralson||LB||New Orleans Saints||BYE||BYE|
|Justin Hunter||WR||Tennessee Titans||Def. Jacksonsville 16-14||Three receptions for 77 yards|
|Malik Jackson||DL||Denver Broncos||Def. NY Jets 31-17||Four tackles, tfl|
|Ja'Wuan James||OL||Miami Dolphins||Lost to Green Bay 27-24||Started at RT|
|Austin Johnson||FB||New Orleans Saints||BYE||BYE|
|Peyton Manning||QB||Denver Broncos||Def. NY Jets 31-17||22-33-237 yds., 3 TDs|
|Jerod Mayo||LB||New England Patriots||Def. Buffalo 37-22||Started at LB, 5 tackles|
|Jacques McClendon||OL||Jacksonville Jaguars||Lost to Tennessee 16-14||DNP|
|Tony McDaniel||DT||Seattle Seahawks||Lost to Dallas 30-23||Four tackles|
|Daniel McCullers||DT||Pittsburgh Steelers||Lost to Cleveland 31-10||Inactive|
|Robert Meachem||WR||New Orleans Saints||BYE||BYE|
|Denarius Moore||WR||Oakland Raiders||Lost to San Diego 31-28||One reception for 9 yards|
|Cordarrelle Patterson||WR||Minnesota Vikings||Lost to Detroit 17-3||Two receptions for 15 yards|
|Tauren Poole||WR||Carolina Panthers||Tied with Cincinnati 37-37||Practice squad|
|Antonio Richardson||OL||Minnesota Vikings||Lost to Detroit 17-3||Injured reserve|
|Mychal Rivera||TE||Oakland Raiders||Lost to San Diego 31-28||Started at TE|
|Matt Simms||QB||New York Jets||Lost to Denver 31-17||Practice squad|
|Jacques Smith||LB||Atlanta Falcons||Lost to Chicago 27-13||Practice squad|
|Luke Stocker||TE||Tampa Bay Bucs||Lost to Baltimore 48-17||Played at TE|
|James Stone||OL||Atlanta Falcons||Lost to Chicago 27-13||Played at C|
|Dallas Thomas||OL||Miami Dolphins||Lost to Green Bay 27-24||Played at G|
|Scott Wells||OL||St. Louis Rams||MNF||MNF|
|Dan Williams||DT||Arizona Cardinals||Def. Washington 30-20||Two tackles|
|Jason Witten||TE||Dallas Cowboys||Def. Seattle 30-23||2 recs., 24 yds., 1 TD|