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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.

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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.
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Team players drafted into in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Travis Henry Running Back2 58 Buffalo Bills
Eric Westmoreland Linebacker3 73 Jacksonville Jaguars
David Leaverton Punter5 142 Jacksonville Jaguars
Cedrick Wilson Wide receiver6 169 San Francisco 49ers
David Martin Wide receiver 6 198 Green Bay Packers

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