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2000 Tennessee Volunteers football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 25
2000 record8–4 (5–3 SEC)
Head coachPhillip Fulmer
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis
Home stadiumNeyland Stadium
(Capacity: 104,079)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#10 Florida x   7 1         10 3  
#20 Georgia   5 3         8 4  
#19 South Carolina   5 3         8 4  
Tennessee   5 3         8 4  
Vanderbilt   1 7         3 8  
Kentucky   0 8         2 9  
Western Division
#18 Auburn x   6 2         9 4  
#22 LSU   5 3         8 4  
#24 Mississippi State   4 4         8 4  
Ole Miss   4 4         7 5  
Arkansas   3 5         6 6  
Alabama   3 5         3 8  
Championship: Florida 28, Auburn 6
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season. Phillip Fulmer was the head coach and led the Volunteers to an appearance in the 2001 Cotton Bowl Classic.

Season

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2* 7:45 PM #22 Southern Miss #13 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN W 19–16   108,064
September 16 3:30 PM #6 Florida #11 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in September) CBS L 23–27   108,768
September 23*† 4:00 PM Louisiana–Monroe #13 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 70–3   107,327
September 30 7:45 PM at LSU #11 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ESPN L 31–38 OT  91,682
October 7 7:00 PM at #19 Georgia #21 Sanford StadiumAthens, GA ESPN L 10–21   86,520
October 21 3:30 PM Alabama Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Third Saturday in October) CBS W 20–10   107,709
October 28 12:30 PM at #17 South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC JPS W 17–14   84,200
November 4* 12:00 PM at Memphis Liberty BowlMemphis, TN FSN W 19–17   63,121
November 11 12:30 PM Arkansas Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN JPS W 63–20   107,262
November 18 12:30 PM Kentucky Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) JPS W 59–20   106,437
November 25 3:30 PM at Vanderbilt #25 Adelphia ColiseumNashville, TN JPS W 28–26   68,360
January 1* 11:00 AM vs. #11 Kansas State #21 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl) FOX L 21–35   63,465
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

[1]

Team players drafted into in the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Travis Henry Running Back 2 58 Buffalo Bills
Eric Westmoreland Linebacker 3 73 Jacksonville Jaguars
David Leaverton Punter 5 142 Jacksonville Jaguars
Cedrick Wilson Wide receiver 6 169 San Francisco 49ers
David Martin Wide receiver 6 198 Green Bay Packers

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Awards and honors

References

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