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
Record10–3 (7–1 SEC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorRandy Sanders (6th as OC; 16th overall season)
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis (10th as DC; 17th overall season)
Home stadiumNeyland Stadium
(Capacity: 104,079)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Southeastern Conference 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

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

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*daggerNo. 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
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Personnel

2004 Tennessee Volunteers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 10 Erik Ainge Fr
QB 16 Rick Clausen Jr
WR 17 C.J. Fayton Jr
RB 21 Cedric Houston
WR 3 Robert Meacham Fr
OL 77 Michael Munoz
RB 31 Gerald Riggs Jr. Jr
QB 7 Brent Schaeffer Fr
WR 1 Jayson Swain So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 55 Jesse Mahelona So
DB 22 Robert Boulware
LB 2 Kevin Burnett Sr
LB 44 Omar Gaither Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 47 Dustin Colquitt Sr
K 25 James Wilhoit So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

Season summary

at Vanderbilt

See also: 2004 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

#15 Tennessee Volunteers (7–2) at Vanderbilt Commodores (2–8)
1 2 34Total
Tennessee 14 14 10038
Vanderbilt 6 14 01333

at Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

  • Date: November 20
  • Game time: 12:30 p.m.
  • Box Score
Game information

Team players drafted into the NFL

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

General

  • 2011 Tennessee Football Record Book (PDF). Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Athletics Media Relations Office. 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 4, 2016. 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.