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1984 Tennessee Volunteers football
Sun Bowl, L 28–27 vs. Maryland
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1984 record7–4–1 (3–3 SEC)
Head coachJohnny Majors
Home stadiumNeyland Stadium
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3/7 Florida 5 0 1     9 1 1
#15/16 LSU 4 1 1     8 3 1
#14/14 Auburn 4 2 0     9 4 0
Georgia 4 2 0     7 4 1
#19/19 Kentucky 3 3 0     9 3 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     7 4 1
Alabama 2 4 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 2 4 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 1 5 0     4 6 1
Mississippi State 1 5 0     4 7 0
† – Conference champion

The 1984 Tennessee Volunteers football team (variously "Tennessee", "UT" or the "Vols") represented the University of Tennessee in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. Playing as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), the team was led by head coach Johnny Majors, in his eighth year, and played their home games at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee. They finished the season with a record of seven wins, four losses and one tie (7–4–1 overall, 3–3 in the SEC) and a loss against Maryland in the Sun Bowl. The Volunteers offense scored 327 points while the defense allowed 276 points.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1* Washington State Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN W 34–27   93,727
September 15* Utah Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN W 27–21   93,077
September 22* Army Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN T 24–24   89,639
September 29 at #20 Auburn Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL TBS L 10–29   75,076
October 13 #18 Florida Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Rivalry) L 30–43   94,016
October 20 Alabama Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) W 28–27   95,422
October 27* at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 24–21   45,167
November 10*† Memphis State Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN W 41–9   94,930
November 17 at Ole Miss Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 41–17   34,232
November 24 Kentucky Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) L 12–17   93,791
December 1 at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, TN TBS W 29–13   41,497
December 22* vs. #12 Maryland Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) CBS L 27–28   50,126
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players drafted into in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Alvin Toles Linebacker 1 24 New Orleans Saints
Carl Zander Linebacker 2 43 Cincinnati Bengals
Johnnie Jones Running Back5 137 Seattle Seahawks
Fuad Reveiz Kicker 7 195 Miami Dolphins
Reggie McKenzie Linebacker 10 275 Los Angeles Raiders
Raleigh McKenzie Guard 11 290 Washington Redskins
Tony Simmons Defensive End12 318 San Diego Chargers

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