1993 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1993 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 11
AP No. 12
1993 record 10–2 (7–1 SEC)
Head coach Phillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinator David Cutcliffe
Defensive coordinator Larry Marmie
Captain Craig Faulkner
Captain Cory Fleming
Captain Horace Morris
Captain James Wilson
Home stadium Neyland Stadium
(Capacity: 91,902)[1]
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
#5 Florida x$ 7 1 0     11 2 0
#12 Tennessee 6 1 1     9 2 1
Kentucky 4 4 0     6 6 0
South Carolina 2 6 0     4 7 0
Georgia 2 6 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 7 0     4 7 0
Western Division
#4 Auburn 8 0 0     11 0 0
#14 Alabama x 5 2 1     9 3 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
LSU 3 5 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 3 5 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 2 5 1     3 6 2
Championship: Florida 28, Alabama 13
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Auburn had the best division record, but did not participate in postseason play due to NCAA probation. Alabama later forfeited all 1993 regular season wins and one tie due to NCAA violations.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1993 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Volunteers offense scored 484 points while the defense allowed 175 points. Phillip Fulmer was the head coach and led the club to an appearance in the Florida Citrus Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 4:00 PM Louisiana Tech* No. 10 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN PPV W 50–0   95,106
September 11 7:30 PM No. 22 Georgia No. 8 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) ESPN W 38–6   96,228
September 18 3:30 PM at No. 9 Florida No. 5 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Third Saturday in September) ABC L 34–41   85,247
September 25 12:30 PM LSU No. 11 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN JPS W 42–20   95,931
October 2 4:00 PM Duke*dagger No. 11 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 52-19   96,173
October 9 12:30 PM at Arkansas No. 11 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR JPS W 28–14   54,150
October 16 3:30 PM at No. 2 Alabama No. 10 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October) ABC W 17–17 (Alabama forfeit)   83,091
October 30 12:30 PM South Carolina No. 8 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN JPS W 55–3   94,791
November 6 3:30 PM No. 13 Louisville* No. 7 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ABC W 45–10   94,826
November 20 7:30 PM at Kentucky No. 7 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Barrel) ESPN W 48–0   57,878
November 27 12:30 PM Vanderbilt No. 6 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) JPS W 62–14   94,225
January 1 1:00 PM vs. No. 13 Penn State* No. 6 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC L 13–31   72,456
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
  • Alabama was forced to forfeit the 17–17 tie per NCAA sanctions.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Heath Shuler Quarterback 1 3 Washington Redskins
Charlie Garner Running Back 2 42 Philadelphia Eagles
Cory Fleming Wide Receiver 3 87 San Francisco 49ers
Shane Bonham Defensive Tackle 3 93 Detroit Lions
Horace Morris Linebacker 5 152 New York Jets

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neyland Stadium". utsports.com. Retrieved November 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1994.htm