The 1976 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously “Tennessee”, “UT” or the “Vols”) represented the University of Tennessee in the 1976 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Bill Battle, in his seventh year, and played their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of six wins and five losses (6–5 overall, 2–4 in the SEC). The Volunteers offense scored 237 points while the defense allowed 162 points.
Team players drafted into the NFL