The 2011 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 2011 season. The team was coached by Derek Dooley, who entered his second season with UT. The Volunteers played their home games atNeyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee, and competed in the Eastern Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
Team players drafted into the NFL
Tennessee’s recruiting class was highlighted by six players from the “ESPN 150″: No. 57 DeAnthony Arnett (WR); No. 63 Curt Maggitt (OLB); No. 73 Marcus Jackson (OG); No. 105 Antonio Richardson (OT); No. 118 A.J. Johnson (ILB); and No. 134 Marlin Lane (RB). Tennessee signed the No. 13 recruiting class according to Rivals and the No. 11 recruiting class according to Scout. The football program received 27 letters of intent on National Signing Day, February 2, 2011.