1999 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1999 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Fiesta Bowl, L 21–31 vs. Nebraska
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches #9
AP #9
1999 record 9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coach Phillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinator Randy Sanders
Defensive coordinator John Chavis
Captain Chad Clifton
Captain Dwayne Goodrich
Captain Tee Martin
Captain Billy Ratliff
Home stadium Neyland Stadium
(Capacity: 102,854)[1]
Seasons
« 1998 2000 »
1999 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#12 Florida x   7 1         9 4  
#9 Tennessee   6 2         9 3  
#16 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   4 4         6 6  
Vanderbilt   2 6         5 6  
South Carolina   0 8         0 11  
Western Division
#8 Alabama x   7 1         10 3  
#13 Mississippi State   6 2         10 2  
#22 Ole Miss   4 4         8 4  
#17 Arkansas   4 4         8 4  
Auburn   2 6         5 6  
LSU   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Alabama 34, Florida 7
† – BCS representative as conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1999 season. The Volunteers offense scored 369 points while the defense allowed 194 points. Phillip Fulmer was the head coach and led the club to an appearance in the Fiesta Bowl.

Season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 7:00 PM Wyoming* #2 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN2 W 42–17   107,597
September 18 8:00 PM at #4 Florida #2 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Third Saturday in September) CBS L 21–23   85,707
September 25 4:00 PM Memphis*dagger #7 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 17–16   107,261
October 2 7:45 PM Auburn #8 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN W 24–0   106,424
October 9 7:00 PM #9 Georgia #6 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) ESPN W 37–20   107,247
October 23 3:30 PM at #12 Alabama #5 Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL (Third Saturday in October) CBS W 21–7   86,869
October 30 1:00 PM South Carolina #4 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 30–7   105,941
November 6 7:45 PM Notre Dame* #4 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN W 38–14   107,619
November 13 12:30 PM at Arkansas #3 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR JPS L 24–28   52,815
November 20 12:30 PM at Kentucky #7 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Barrel) JPS W 56–21   71,022
November 27 12:00 PM Vanderbilt #7 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) CBS W 38–10   105,781
January 2 8:00 PM vs. #3 Nebraska* #6 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) ABC L 21–31   71,526
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jamal Lewis Running Back 1 5 Baltimore Ravens
Shaun Ellis Defensive End 1 12 New York Jets
Raynoch Thompson Linebacker 2 41 Arizona Cardinals
Chad Clifton Tackle 2 44 Green Bay Packers
Dwayne Goodrich Defensive Back 2 49 Dallas Cowboys
Cosey Coleman Guard 2 51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Deon Grant Defensive Back 2 57 Carolina Panthers
Darwin Walker Defensive Tackle 3 71 Arizona Cardinals
Tee Martin Quarterback 5 163 Pittsburgh Steelers

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