1995 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1995 Tennessee Volunteers football
Tennessee Volunteers logo.svg
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 2
APNo. 3
1995 record11–1 (7–1 SEC)
Head coachPhillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinatorDavid Cutcliffe
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis
CaptainScott Galyon
CaptainJason Layman
CaptainBubba Miller
Home stadiumNeyland 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]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 PMEast Carolina*No. 8PPVW 27–795,416
September 97:45 PMGeorgiaNo. 8
ESPNW 30–2795,797
September 163:30 PMat No. 4 FloridaNo. 8ABCL 37–6285,105
September 233:30 PMMississippi StateNo. 15
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
ABCW 52–1495,232
September 304:00 PMOklahoma State*No. 12
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
PPVW 31–095,319
October 72:00 PMat No. 18 ArkansasNo. 10PPVW 49–3152,728
October 147:30 PMat No. 12 AlabamaNo. 6ESPNW 41–1483,091
October 2812:30 PMSouth CarolinaNo. 6
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
JPSW 56–2195,426
November 41:00 PMSouthern Miss*No. 5
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
PPVW 42–093,433
November 1812:30 PMat KentuckyNo. 4JPSW 34–3152,300
November 2512:30 PMVanderbiltNo. 5
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee (Rivalry)
JPSW 12–792,274
January 11:00 PMvs. No. 4 Ohio State*No. 3ABCW 20–1470,797

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

[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neyland Stadium". utsports.com. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
  2. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1996.htm
  3. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1998.htm
  4. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1999.htm