The 1921 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously “Tennessee”, “UT” or the “Vols”) represented the University of Tennessee in the 1921 college football season. Playing as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association(SIAA), the team was led by head coach M. B. Banks, in his first year, and played their home games at Shields-Watkins Field inKnoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of six wins, two losses and one tie (6–2–1 overall, 4–1–1 in the SIAA). The Volunteers offense scored 102 points while the defense allowed 35 points.