Many years ago I was lucky enough to attend Phillip Fulmer’s first game as head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers. That was on September 5th, 1992 and the final score was:

UT: 38

S.W. Louisiana: 3

On Saturday November 29th, 2008, Phillip Fulmer coached his last game as the head coach of Tennessee and thanks to the generosity of my wife I was in attendance. The final score was:

UT: 28

Kentucky: 10

Here’s a brief overview of his career.

  • Team record: 152–52

  • Bowl record: 8-7

  • National championships: 1998

  • SEC championships: 1997, 1998

  • SEC East titles: 1997, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007

  • 1st win as interim coach: Sept. 5, 1992, UT 38, S.W. Louisiana 3

  • 1st win as head coach: Jan. 1, 1993; UT 38, Boston College 23

  • 1st loss: Sept. 18, 1993; Florida 41, UT 34

  • 50th win: Nov. 8, 1997; UT 44, Southern Miss 20

  • 100th win: Nov. 2, 2002: UT 18, South Carolina 10

  • 150th win: Oct. 18, 2008: UT 34, Mississippi State 3

Here are also a few photos of his final game.