|1966 Tennessee Volunteers football|
Gator Bowl champion
|1966 record||8–3 (3–2 SEC)|
|Head coach||Doug Dickey (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Neyland Stadium|
|1966 SEC football standings|
|No. 3 Alabama +||6||–||0||–||0||11||–||0||–||0|
|No. 4 Georgia +||5||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1966 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1966 NCAA University Division football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Doug Dickey, in his third year, and played their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of eight wins and three losses (8–3 overall, 3–2 in the SEC) and a victory over Syracuse in the Gator Bowl.
|September 24||at Auburn||W 28–0|
|October 1||Rice*||No. 10||W 23–3|
|October 8||at No. 9 Georgia Tech*||No. 8||ABC||L 3–6||52,180|
|October 15||No. 3 Alabama||L 10–11||56,463|
|October 22||South Carolina*||W 29–17|
|October 29||vs. Army*||W 38–7|
|November 5||Chattanooga*||No. 10||W 28–10|
|November 12||Ole Miss||No. 10||L 7–14|
|November 19||Kentucky||ABC||W 28–19|
|November 26||at Vanderbilt||W 28–0|
|December 31||vs. Syracuse*||ABC||W 18–12||60,312|
- QB Dewey Warren, Jr.
- TE Austin Denney
Team players drafted into the NFL
|Paul Naumoff||Linebacker||3||60||Detroit Lions|
|Ron Widby||Punter||4||81||New Orleans Saints|
|John Mills||End||8||199||San Diego Chargers|
|Harold Stancell||Defensive back||9||231||Philadelphia Eagles|
|Doug Archibald||Defensive back||16||405||New York Jets|
- 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book (PDF). Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Athletics Media Relations Office. 2011. Retrieved March 8, 2012.
- 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 123
- 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 100
- "1967 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 8, 2012.