1999 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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1999 Tennessee Volunteers football
Tennessee Volunteers logo.svg
Fiesta Bowl, L 21–31 vs. Nebraska
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 9
1999 record9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachPhillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinatorRandy Sanders
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis
CaptainChad Clifton
CaptainDwayne Goodrich
CaptainTee Martin
CaptainBilly Ratliff
Home stadiumNeyland Stadium
(Capacity: 102,854)[1]
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 12 Florida x   7 1         9 4  
No. 9 Tennessee   6 2         9 3  
No. 16 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   4 4         6 6  
Vanderbilt   2 6         5 6  
South Carolina   0 8         0 11  
Western Division
No. 8 Alabama x$   7 1         10 3  
No. 13 Mississippi State   6 2         10 2  
No. 22 Ole Miss   4 4         8 4  
No. 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 NCAA Division I-A football 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.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 47:00 PMWyoming*No. 3ESPN2W 42–17107,597
September 188:00 PMat No. 4 FloridaNo. 2CBSL 21–2385,707
September 254:00 PMMemphis*daggerNo. 7
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
PPVW 17–16107,261
October 27:45 PMAuburnNo. 7
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
ESPNW 24–0106,424
October 97:00 PMNo. 10 GeorgiaNo. 6
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee (rivalry)
ESPNW 37–20107,247
October 233:30 PMat No. 10 AlabamaNo. 5CBSW 21–786,869
October 301:00 PMSouth CarolinaNo. 4
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
PPVW 30–7105,941
November 67:45 PMNo. 24 Notre Dame*No. 4
ESPNW 38–14107,619
November 1312:30 PMat ArkansasNo. 3JPSL 24–2852,815
November 2012:30 PMat KentuckyNo. 7JPSW 56–2171,022
November 2712:00 PMVanderbiltNo. 6
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, Tennessee (rivalry)
CBSW 38–10105,781
January 28:00 PMvs. No. 3 Nebraska*No. 6ABCL 21–3171,526
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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

[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neyland Stadium". utsports.com. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
  2. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2000.htm