Tennessee claims six national championships and 16 conference titles. The Volunteers represented the East in the SEC Championship three times and won twice. Tennessee also ranks fourth in college football history in bowl game appearances (51) and fifth in bowl wins (27).
How many national championships has Tennessee won?
- Tennessee has won a total of 16 conference championships, including 13 SEC Championships. The Vols were the last team to win back to back SEC championships, in 1997 and 1998, until the Alabama Crimson Tide claimed back to back SEC titles in 2014 and 2015. They were the sole winner of the 1914 SIAA Conference Championship.
- 1 What SEC team has the most national championships in football?
- 2 Who was the quarterback when Tennessee won the national championship?
- 3 How many SEC teams have won a national championship in football?
- 4 Who won the 1998 national championship?
- 5 When was the last time Tennessee football beat a ranked team?
- 6 Who has the most total SEC championships?
- 7 Who has the most SEC titles in all sports?
- 8 What colleges have never won a national championship in any sport?
- 9 Has UVA football ever won a national championship?
What SEC team has the most national championships in football?
Not surprisingly, Alabama leads the SEC with the most combined national crowns in the 3 major men’s sports, but every SEC program has won at least 1. Only 1 program has won a title in each of the 3 sports.
Who was the quarterback when Tennessee won the national championship?
In 1998, head football coach Phillip Fulmer and quarterback Tee Martin led the Vols to their sixth national championship—the first in college football’s Bowl Championship Series.
How many SEC teams have won a national championship in football?
Nine of the 14 SEC programs claim at least one national championship, and the exceptions are Mississippi State, Missouri, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt.
Who won the 1998 national championship?
Tennessee defeated the Florida State Seminoles, 23–16, in the Fiesta Bowl in Tempe, Arizona, to secure the inaugural BCS National Championship.
When was the last time Tennessee football beat a ranked team?
The date was September 29, 1985, and the Vols hosted the No. 1 ranked Auburn Tigers in Neyland Stadium. Head coach Johnny Majors coached the Vols to a 38-20 win on the back of quarterback Tony Robinson’s 259-yard and four-touchdown passing performance off of 17 completions out of 30 attempts.
Who has the most total SEC championships?
All-Time SEC Championships By School
- Alabama – 27.
- Georgia – 13.
- Tennessee – 13.
- LSU – 11.
- Florida – 8.
- Auburn – 8.
- Ole Miss – 6.
- *Georgia Tech – 5.
Who has the most SEC titles in all sports?
Ranking SEC teams by national championships
- TEXAS A&M.
- ARKANSAS. Of the Razorbacks 44 titles, there are 30 in men’s track.
- LSU. The Tigers lead the SEC with 45 national titles, including 25 in women’s track.
What colleges have never won a national championship in any sport?
As of the conclusion of the 2020–21 school year, only two of the sixty-five power five conference schools have never won a National Championship in any sport, Kansas State of the Big 12 and Virginia Tech of the ACC.
Has UVA football ever won a national championship?
The team won its first ACC regular season and tournament championships in 2004 and lost to Southern California in the NCAA final in 2011 and 2012. Behind standouts Jarmere Jenkins and Alex Domijan, the team won its first NCAA championship in 2013, defeating UCLA in the finals.