M. B. Banks

M. B. Banks spent more nearly 40¬†years as a college football, basketball and baseball coach between 1909 and 1948, including five seasons as the head coach of all three sports at the University of Tennessee from 1921-1925. Banks led the Volunteers’ football team to four winning seasons in five years, peaking in 1922 with an 8-2 record. His lone losing season came in 1924 when he led Tennessee to a 3-5 record and an 0-4 mark in the Southern Conference. Banks left Tennessee with a 27-15-3 record as coach of the Vols, and would not take another job in football until 1941, choosing to focus on basketball and baseball in the meantime. He passed away in 1970 at the age of 86.

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