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1999 Tennessee Volunteers football
Fiesta Bowl, L 31–21 vs. Nebraska
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 9
1999 record9–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachPhillip Fulmer
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis
Home stadiumNeyland Stadium
(Capacity: 102,854)[1]
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#12 Florida x   7 1         9 4  
#9 Tennessee   6 2         9 3  
#16 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
Kentucky   4 4         6 6  
Vanderbilt   2 6         5 6  
South Carolina   0 8         0 11  
Western Division
#8 Alabama x   7 1         10 3  
#13 Mississippi State   6 2         10 2  
#17 Arkansas   4 4         8 4  
#22 Ole Miss   4 4         8 4  
Auburn   2 6         5 6  
LSU   1 7         3 8  
Championship: Alabama 34, Florida 7
† – BCS representative as 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.

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ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4* 7:00 PM Wyoming #2 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN2 W 42–17   107,597
September 18 8:00 PM at #4 Florida #2 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Third Saturday in September) CBS L 21–23   85,707
September 25*† 4:00 PM Memphis #7 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 17–16   107,261
October 2 7:45 PM Auburn #8 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN W 24–0   106,424
October 9 7:00 PM #9 Georgia #6 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN W 37–20   107,247
October 23 3:30 PM at #12 Alabama #5 Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL (Third Saturday in October) CBS W 21–7   86,869
October 30 1:00 PM South Carolina #4 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 30–7   105,941
November 6* 7:45 PM Notre Dame #4 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN W 38–14   107,619
November 13 12:30 PM at Arkansas #3 Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR JPS L 24–28   52,815
November 20 12:30 PM at Kentucky #7 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Barrel) JPS W 56–21   71,022
November 27 12:00 PM Vanderbilt #7 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN CBS W 38–10   105,781
January 2* 8:00 PM vs. #3 Nebraska #6 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) ABC L 21–31   71,526
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Team players drafted into in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jamal Lewis Running Back1 5 Baltimore Ravens
Shaun Ellis Defensive End1 12 New York Jets
Raynoch Thompson Linebacker2 41 Arizona Cardinals
Chad CliftonTackle2 44 Green Bay Packers
Dwayne Goodrich Defensive Back2 49 Dallas Cowboys
Cosey Coleman Guard2 51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Deon Grant Defensive Back2 57 Carolina Panthers
Darwin Walker Defensive Tackle3 71 Arizona Cardinals
Tee Martin Quarterback5 163 Pittsburgh Steelers

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