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2003 Tennessee Volunteers football
SEC Eastern Division Co-Champions
Peach Bowl vs Clemson, L 14–27
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2003 record10–3 (6–2 SEC)
Head coachPhillip Fulmer
Offensive coordinatorRandy Sanders
Defensive coordinatorJohn Chavis
Home stadiumNeyland Stadium
(Capacity: 104,079)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#7 Georgia xy   6 2         11 3  
#15 Tennessee x   6 2         10 3  
#24 Florida x   6 2         8 5  
South Carolina   2 6         5 7  
Kentucky   1 7         4 8  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 10  
Western Division
#2 LSU xy   7 1         13 1  
#13 Ole Miss x   7 1         10 3  
Auburn   5 3         8 5  
Arkansas   4 4         9 4  
Alabama   2 6         4 9  
Mississippi State   1 7         2 10  
Championship: LSU 34, Georgia 13
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Tennessee Volunteers football team represented the University of Tennessee in the 2003 college football season. The team was coached by Phillip Fulmer. The Vols played their home games in Neyland Stadium and competed in the Eastern Division of the SEC. The Vols finished the season 10–3, 6–2 in SEC play and lost the Peach Bowl 27–14 to Clemson.

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30* 3:00 PM Fresno State #12 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN2 W 24–6   103,860
September 6* 4:00 PM Marshall #12 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN2 W 34–24   106,520
September 20 12:00 PM at #17 Florida #12 Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL (Third Saturday in September) CBS W 24–10   90,332
September 27 7:45 PM South Carolina #8 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN W 23–20 OT  107,881
October 4 7:45 PM at Auburn #7 Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, AL ESPN L 21–28   86,063
October 11 7:45 PM #8 Georgia #13 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN ESPN2 L 14–41   107,517
October 25 3:30 PM at Alabama #22 Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL (Third Saturday in October) CBS W 51-43 5OT  83,818
November 1 4:00 PM Duke #19 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 23–6   104,772
November 8* 12:00 PM at #6 Miami (FL) #18 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL ABC W 10–6   69,722
November 15 12:30 PM Mississippi State #9 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN JPS W 59–21   104,223
November 22 1:00 PM Vanderbilt #9 Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV W 48–0   100,496
November 29 12:30 PM at Kentucky #7 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY (Battle for the Barrel) JPS W 20–7   65,733
January 2 4:30 PM vs. Clemson #6 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Peach Bowl) ESPN L 14–27   75,125
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
Schedule Source: Dates and Matchups for Tennessee Football Games for the 2003 SEC Season
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