2004 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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2004 Tennessee Volunteers football
UT Volunteers logo.svg
SEC Eastern Division champion
Cotton Bowl champion
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
AP No. 13
2004 record 10–3 (7–1 SEC)
Head coach Phillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinator Randy Sanders
Defensive coordinator John Chavis
Home stadium Neyland Stadium
(Capacity: 104,079)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#13 Tennessee x   7 1         10 3  
#7 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
Florida   4 4         7 5  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
Western Division
#2 Auburn x$   8 0         13 0  
#16 LSU   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   3 5         6 6  
Arkansas   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         4 7  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: Auburn 38, Tennessee 28
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Tennessee Volunteers (variously "Tennessee", "UT", or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Eastern Division, the team was led by head coach Phillip Fulmer, in his twelfth full year, and played their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of ten wins and three losses (10–3 overall, 7–1 in the SEC), as the SEC Eastern Division champions and as champions of the Cotton Bowl Classic after they defeated Texas A&M.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 8:00 PM UNLV* No. 14 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN W 42–17   108,625
September 18 8:00 PM No. 11 Florida No. 13 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in September) CBS W 30–28   109,061‡
September 25 7:00 PM Louisiana Tech*dagger No. 11 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 42–17   104,257
October 2 7:45 PM No. 8 Auburn No. 10 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN L 10–34   107,828
October 9 3:30 PM at No. 3 Georgia No. 17 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA (Rivalry) CBS W 19–14   92,746
October 16 9:00 PM at Ole Miss No. 13 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS ESPN2 W 21–17   62,028
October 23 3:30 PM Alabama No. 11 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) CBS W 17–13   107,017
October 30 12:30 PM at South Carolina No. 11 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC JP W 43–29   81,400
November 6 3:30 PM Notre Dame* No. 9 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN CBS L 13–17   107,266
November 20 12:30 PM at Vanderbilt No. 15 Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN (Rivalry) JP W 38–33   32,312
November 27 12:30 PM Kentucky No. 15 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) JP W 37–31   102,453
December 4 6:00 PM vs. No. 3 Auburn No. 15 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (SEC Championship Game) CBS L 28–38   74,892
January 1, 2005 11:00 AM vs. No. 22 Texas A&M No. 15 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) FOX W 38–7   75,704
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]
  • ‡ New Neyland Stadium Attendance Record

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Kevin Burnett Linebacker 2 42 Dallas Cowboys
Dustin Colquitt Punter 3 99 Kansas City Chiefs
Cedric Houston Running Back 6 182 New York Jets

References[edit]

General

Specific

  1. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 128
  2. ^ 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book, p. 102
  3. ^ "2005 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 7, 2012.