1995 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1995 Tennessee Volunteers football
Tennessee Volunteers logo.svg
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 2
AP No. 3
1995 record 11–1 (7–1 SEC)
Head coach Phillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinator David Cutcliffe
Defensive coordinator John Chavis
Captain Scott Galyon
Captain Jason Layman
Captain Bubba Miller
Home stadium Neyland Stadium
(Capacity: 91,902)[1]
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
No. 2 Florida x$ 8 0 0     12 1 0
No. 3 Tennessee 7 1 0     11 1 0
Georgia 3 5 0     6 6 0
South Carolina 2 5 1     4 6 1
Kentucky 2 6 0     4 7 0
Vanderbilt 1 7 0     2 9 0
Western Division
Arkansas x 6 2 0     8 5 0
No. 21 Alabama 5 3 0     8 3 0
No. 22 Auburn 5 3 0     8 4 0
LSU 4 3 1     7 4 1
Ole Miss 3 5 0     6 5 0
Mississippi State 1 7 0     3 8 0
Championship: Florida 34, Arkansas 3
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. Sophomore Peyton Manning was a member of the team. Phillip Fulmer was the head coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 7:00 PM East Carolina* No. 8 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN PPV W 27–7   95,416
September 9 7:45 PM Georgia No. 8 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) ESPN W 30–27   95,797
September 16 3:30 PM at No. 4 Florida No. 8 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Third Saturday in September) ABC L 37–62   85,105
September 23 3:30 PM Mississippi State No. 15 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ABC W 52–14   95,232
September 30 4:00 PM Oklahoma State* No. 12 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 31–0   95,319
October 7 2:00 PM at No. 18 Arkansas No. 10 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR PPV W 49–31   52,728
October 14 7:30 PM at No. 12 Alabama No. 6 Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Third Saturday in October) ESPN W 41–14   83,091
October 28 12:30 PM South Carolina No. 6 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN JPS W 56–21   95,426
November 4 1:00 PM Southern Miss* No. 5 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 42–0   93,433
November 18 12:30 PM at Kentucky No. 4 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Barrel) JPS W 34–31   52,300
November 25 12:30 PM Vanderbilt No. 5 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) JPS W 12–7   92,274
January 1 1:00 PM vs. No. 4 Ohio State* No. 3 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC W 20–14   70,797
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jason Layman Tackle 2 48 Houston Oilers
DeRon Jenkins Defensive Back 2 55 Baltimore Ravens
Shane Burton Defensive End 5 150 Miami Dolphins
Nilo Silvan Wide Receiver 6 180 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Scott Galyon Linebacker 6 182 New York Giants
Steve White Defensive End 6 194 Philadelphia Eagles
Leslie Ratliffe Tackle 7 213 Denver Broncos
Jeff Smith Center 7 241 Kansas City Chiefs

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Awards and honors[edit]

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