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2004 Tennessee Volunteers football team

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.

2004 Tennessee Volunteers football
Tennessee Volunteers logo.svg
SEC Eastern Division champion
Cotton Bowl Classic champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 15
APNo. 13
2004 record10–3 (7–1 SEC)
Head coachPhillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinatorRandy Sanders
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis
Home stadiumNeyland Stadium
(Capacity: 104,079)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 13 Tennessee x   7 1         10 3  
No. 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
No. 2 Auburn x$   8 0         13 0  
No. 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

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 58:00 PMUNLV*No. 14ESPNW 42–17108,625
September 188:00 PMNo. 11 FloridaNo. 13
CBSW 30–28109,061‡
September 257:00 PMLouisiana Tech* No. 11
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, TN
PPVW 42–17104,257
October 27:45 PMNo. 8 AuburnNo. 10
ESPNL 10–34107,828
October 93:30 PMat No. 3 GeorgiaNo. 17CBSW 19–1492,746
October 169:00 PMat Ole MissNo. 13ESPN2W 21–1762,028
October 233:30 PMAlabamaNo. 11
CBSW 17–13107,017
October 3012:30 PMat South CarolinaNo. 11JPW 43–2981,400
November 63:30 PMNotre Dame*No. 9
  • Neyland Stadium
  • Knoxville, TN
CBSL 13–17107,266
November 2012:30 PMat VanderbiltNo. 15JPW 38–3332,312
November 2712:30 PMKentuckyNo. 15
JPW 37–31102,453
December 46:00 PMvs. No. 3 AuburnNo. 15CBSL 28–3874,892
January 1, 200511:00 AMvs. No. 22 Texas A&MNo. 15FOXW 38–775,704
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • Reference:[1]
  • ‡ New Neyland Stadium Attendance Record

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

General

  • 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book (PDF). Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Athletics Media Relations Office. 2011. Retrieved March 7, 2012.

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.