2004 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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2004 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Vanderbilt Commodores logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern Division
2004 record 2–9 (1–7 SEC)
Head coach Bobby Johnson (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Ted Cain (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Bruce Fowler (3rd season)
Captain
Home stadium Vanderbilt Stadium
(Capacity: 39,773)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
No. 13 Tennessee x   7 1         10 3  
No. 7 Georgia   6 2         10 2  
Florida   4 4         7 5  
South Carolina   4 4         6 5  
Kentucky   1 7         2 9  
Vanderbilt   1 7         2 9  
Western Division
No. 2 Auburn x$   8 0         13 0  
No. 16 LSU   6 2         9 3  
Alabama   3 5         6 6  
Arkansas   3 5         5 6  
Ole Miss   3 5         4 7  
Mississippi State   2 6         3 8  
Championship: Auburn 38, Tennessee 28
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented the Vanderbilt University in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Commodores offense scored 212 points while the defense allowed 268 points. Led by head coach Bobby Johnson in his third year as the head coach, the Commodores finished with a 2–9 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 11:30 a.m. South Carolina Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tennessee JPS L 6–31   33,670
September 18 11:30 a.m. at Ole Miss Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi (Rivalry) JPS L 23–26 OT  55,824
September 25 1:30 p.m. at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland L 26–29   32,809
October 2 6:00 p.m. Mississippi State Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, Tennessee W 31–13   27,292
October 9 7:00 p.m. Rutgers* Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, Tennessee L 34–37   28,342
October 16 11:30 a.m. at No. 12 Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, Georgia (Rivalry) JPS L 3–33   92,746
October 23 1:00 p.m. Eastern Kentucky*dagger Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, Tennessee W 19–7   16,500
October 30 7:00 p.m. at No. 19 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana PPV L 7–24   90,825
November 6 11:00 a.m. Florida Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, Tennessee PPV L 17–34   32,716
November 13 12:00 p.m. at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) L 13–14   55,278
November 20 11:30 a.m. No. 15 Tennessee Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, Tennessee (Rivalry) JPS L 33–38   32,312
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jovan Haye DE 6 189 Carolina Panthers
Justin Geisinger G 6 197 Buffalo Bills

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