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1997 Tennessee Volunteers Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (6th of 112) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (East Division) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Phillip Fulmer (11-2)

PS/G: 32.9 (19th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 22.0 (42nd of 112)
SRS: 20.86 (4th of 112) ▪ SOS: 10.56 (1st of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 42-17 versus Nebraska

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
5 5 3 4 4 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 5 5 3 3 3 7

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 30, 1997 Sat (5) Tennessee Texas Tech Big 12 W 52 17 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 6, 1997 Sat (3) Tennessee @ UCLA Pac-10 W 30 24 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 20, 1997 Sat (4) Tennessee @ (3) Florida SEC L 20 33 2 1 L 1
4 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (9) Tennessee Mississippi SEC W 31 17 3 1 W 1
5 Oct 11, 1997 Sat (9) Tennessee (13) Georgia SEC W 38 13 4 1 W 2
6 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (9) Tennessee @ Alabama SEC W 38 21 5 1 W 3 Birmingham, AL
7 Nov 1, 1997 Sat (8) Tennessee South Carolina SEC W 22 7 6 1 W 4
8 Nov 8, 1997 Sat (8) Tennessee (24) Southern Mississippi CUSA W 44 20 7 1 W 5
9 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (5) Tennessee @ Arkansas SEC W 30 22 8 1 W 6 Little Rock, AR
10 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (5) Tennessee @ Kentucky SEC W 59 31 9 1 W 7
11 Nov 29, 1997 Sat (3) Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC W 17 10 10 1 W 8
12 Dec 6, 1997 Sat (3) Tennessee N (11) Auburn SEC W 30 29 11 1 W 9 SEC Championship (Atlanta, GA)
13 Jan 2, 1998 Fri (3) Tennessee N (2) Nebraska Big 12 L 17 42 11 2 L 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)