University of Tennessee Medical School

Memphis Moments
5:48 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

The UT Docs

In the fall, Southerners' fancies turn to football, and, in the 1920s, football included the amazing UT Docs. 

In 1920, the University of Tennessee School of Medicine was struggling to attract students, staff, and money. Students organized an informal team, the UT Docs. They played a few games, and they won. By 1922, they were better organized, better financed, and had hired a coach.

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