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Tennessee Volunteers Bowls

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee ▪ Colors: Orange & White
Stadium: Neyland Stadium (cap. 100,011)
Record*: 110 Years, 781-344-51, .686 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 782-344-50 by NCAA.

Conferences: SEC, Southern and Ind
Conference Champion: 13 Times
Bowls: 49 Bowls, 25-24, .510 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 38 Times (Preseason), 42 Times (Final), 565 Weeks (Total)

49 Bowls

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Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 2010 Dec 30, 2010 Thu Music City Bowl North Carolina 30 Tennessee 27 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2 2009 Dec 31, 2009 Thu Chick-fil-A Bowl Virginia Tech 37 Tennessee 14 Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
3 2007 Jan 1, 2008 Tue Outback Bowl Tennessee 21 Wisconsin 17 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
4 2006 Jan 1, 2007 Mon Outback Bowl Penn State 20 Tennessee 10 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
5 2004 Jan 1, 2005 Sat Cotton Bowl Tennessee 38 Texas A&M 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
6 2003 Jan 2, 2004 Fri Peach Bowl Clemson 27 Tennessee 14 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
7 2002 Dec 31, 2002 Tue Peach Bowl Maryland 30 Tennessee 3 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
8 2001 Jan 1, 2002 Tue Citrus Bowl Tennessee 45 Michigan 17 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
9 2000 Jan 1, 2001 Mon Cotton Bowl Kansas State 35 Tennessee 21 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
10 1999 Jan 2, 2000 Sun Fiesta Bowl Nebraska 31 Tennessee 21 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
11 1998 Jan 4, 1999 Mon Fiesta Bowl Tennessee 23 Florida State 16 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
12 1997 Jan 2, 1998 Fri Orange Bowl Nebraska 42 Tennessee 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
13 1996 Jan 1, 1997 Wed Citrus Bowl Tennessee 48 Northwestern 28 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
14 1995 Jan 1, 1996 Mon Citrus Bowl Tennessee 20 Ohio State 14 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
15 1994 Dec 30, 1994 Fri Gator Bowl Tennessee 45 Virginia Tech 23 Gator Bowl (Gainesville, FL)
16 1993 Jan 1, 1994 Sat Citrus Bowl Penn State 31 Tennessee 13 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
17 1992 Jan 1, 1993 Fri Hall of Fame Bowl Tennessee 38 Boston College 23 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
18 1991 Jan 1, 1992 Wed Fiesta Bowl Penn State 42 Tennessee 17 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
19 1990 Jan 1, 1991 Tue Sugar Bowl Tennessee 23 Virginia 22 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
20 1989 Jan 1, 1990 Mon Cotton Bowl Tennessee 31 Arkansas 27 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 1987 Jan 2, 1988 Sat Peach Bowl Tennessee 27 Indiana 22 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
22 1986 Dec 29, 1986 Mon Liberty Bowl Tennessee 21 Minnesota 14 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
23 1985 Jan 1, 1986 Wed Sugar Bowl Tennessee 35 Miami (FL) 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
24 1984 Dec 22, 1984 Sat Sun Bowl Maryland 28 Tennessee 27 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
25 1983 Dec 17, 1983 Sat Citrus Bowl Tennessee 30 Maryland 23 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
26 1982 Dec 31, 1982 Fri Peach Bowl Iowa 28 Tennessee 22 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
27 1981 Dec 13, 1981 Sun Garden State Bowl Tennessee 28 Wisconsin 21 Garden State Bowl (East Rutherford, NJ)
28 1979 Dec 31, 1979 Mon Bluebonnet Bowl Purdue 27 Tennessee 22 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
29 1974 Dec 16, 1974 Mon Liberty Bowl Tennessee 7 Maryland 3 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
30 1973 Dec 29, 1973 Sat Gator Bowl Texas Tech 28 Tennessee 19 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
31 1972 Dec 30, 1972 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Tennessee 24 Louisiana State 17 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
32 1971 Dec 20, 1971 Mon Liberty Bowl Tennessee 14 Arkansas 13 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
33 1970 Jan 1, 1971 Fri Sugar Bowl Tennessee 34 Air Force 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
34 1969 Dec 27, 1969 Sat Gator Bowl Florida 14 Tennessee 13 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
35 1968 Jan 1, 1969 Wed Cotton Bowl Texas 36 Tennessee 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
36 1967 Jan 1, 1968 Mon Orange Bowl Oklahoma 26 Tennessee 24 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
37 1966 Dec 31, 1966 Sat Gator Bowl Tennessee 18 Syracuse 12 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
38 1965 Dec 18, 1965 Sat Bluebonnet Bowl Tennessee 27 Tulsa 6 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
39 1957 Dec 28, 1957 Sat Gator Bowl Tennessee 3 Texas A&M 0 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
40 1956 Jan 1, 1957 Tue Sugar Bowl Baylor 13 Tennessee 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
Rk Year Date Day Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
41 1952 Jan 1, 1953 Thu Cotton Bowl Texas 16 Tennessee 0 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
42 1951 Jan 1, 1952 Tue Sugar Bowl Maryland 28 Tennessee 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
43 1950 Jan 1, 1951 Mon Cotton Bowl Tennessee 20 Texas 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
44 1946 Jan 1, 1947 Wed Orange Bowl Rice 8 Tennessee 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
45 1944 Jan 1, 1945 Mon Rose Bowl Southern California 25 Tennessee 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
46 1942 Jan 1, 1943 Fri Sugar Bowl Tennessee 14 Tulsa 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
47 1940 Jan 1, 1941 Wed Sugar Bowl Boston College 19 Tennessee 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
48 1939 Jan 1, 1940 Mon Rose Bowl Southern California 14 Tennessee 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
49 1938 Jan 2, 1939 Mon Orange Bowl Tennessee 17 Oklahoma 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)