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Auburn tight end John Samuel Shenker (47) is tackled by Tennessee defensive back Theo Jackson (26) after a reception during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

No. 23 Auburn overcame a slow start to beat Tennessee 30-17

Nov. 21, 2020 11:27 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Smoke Monday returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown and No. 23 Auburn overcame a slow start to beat Tennessee 30-17 on Saturday night. Auburn (5-2, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) fell behind 10-0 to Tennessee (2-5, 2-5) and dealt with injuries to star running back Tank Bigsby...

Auburn running back Tank Bigsby (4) carries the ball during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against LSU, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

No. 23 Auburn hosts Tennessee in Gus Malzahn's 100th game

Nov. 19, 2020 3:35 PM EST

Tennessee (2-4, 2-4 SEC) at No. 23 Auburn (4-2, 4-2), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Auburn by 11. Series record: Auburn leads 28-22-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Volunteers are trying to halt a four-game losing streak after a promising start to the season. The Tigers hope to build on a 48-11 thrashing of...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt yells at the officials during an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The SEC came into this season with a contingency plan to deal with coronavirus-related issues. “Obviously, we can’t predict the future,” Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said. “I believe we all knew when we started this, that there were no guarantees.” (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

No. 23 Auburn hosts Tennessee after three-week hiatus

Nov. 19, 2020 12:29 PM EST

The Auburn Tigers were coming off their best performance when last weekend’s game was shut down, and Tennessee suffered the same fate while desperately trying to snap out of a losing funk. The 23rd-ranked Tigers (4-2 Southeastern Conference) will retake the field Saturday night after a three-week hiatus...

Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (2) is tackled by Arkansas defenders during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Struggling Volunteers working to fix 3rd quarter breakdowns

Nov. 9, 2020 6:01 PM EST

The Tennessee Volunteers have been able to take leads into halftime. Unfortunately, when they come out of the locker room for the third quarter, that’s when the horror show starts. The Vols (2-4) have lost four straight in part because they’ve been outscored 61-7 in the third quarter. They wound up...

Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (2) is tackled by Arkansas defenders Isaiah Nichols, left, and Greg Brooks Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

Franks, Arkansas have big 3rd quarter, beat Tennessee 24-13

Nov. 7, 2020 11:56 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Feleipe Franks threw three touchdown passes in the second half to lead Arkansas in a 24-13, come-from-behind win against Tennessee on Saturday night. The Razorbacks (3-3, 3-3 Southeastern Conference) trailed 13-0 at halftime before scoring on four straight drives in the third...

No. 2 Alabama loses Jaylen Waddle, beats Tennessee 48-17

Oct. 24, 2020 8:49 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Losing their most dynamic player left Alabama in no mood to celebrate — not even a big win over a longtime rival. Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle broke his right ankle on the opening kickoff Saturday, about the only thing that didn't go the Crimson Tide's way in a 48-17 victory...

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2020, file photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban leads his team to the field before an NCAA college football game against Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Saban and athletic director Greg Byrne have tested positive for COVID-19, four days before the Southeastern Conference's biggest regular-season showdown.  The second-ranked Crimson Tide is set to face No. 3 Georgia on Saturday, and may be without their iconic 68-year-old coach. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)

No. 2 Alabama visits Tennessee trying to continue win streak

Oct. 22, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

No. 2 Alabama (4-0) at Tennessee (2-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS). Line: Alabama by 21. Series Record: Alabama leads 57-37-8 (56-38-7 after NCAA penalties). WHAT’S AT STAKE No. 2 Alabama needs to prove how this team responds after a big win, going from beating a ranked opponent in No. 3 Georgia to a...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2020, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban walks off the field after losing to Auburn in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. The mid-week news that Alabama coach Nick Saban tested positive for COVID-19 added a challenging backdrop for the season’s first Top 5 matchup. Saban figures to be communicating his marching orders and input from home while offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian is manning the show within the football building. (Chris Shimek/The Decatur Daily via AP, File)

Tide goes for 14th straight in 'Third Saturday in October'

Oct. 22, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

Here are things to watch in Week 5 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK Apologies to the purists: the “Third Saturday in October” rivalry between No. 2 Alabama and Tennessee actually falls on the fourth weekend of the month. But it’s one of the few games that remained in its...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) catches a pass as Auburn linebacker Chandler Wooten (31) tries to tackle him during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. DeVonta Smith could be tearing up the NFL instead of the Southeastern Conference.
The Alabama standout has 38 receptions for 483 yards and four touchdowns in four games. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

No. 2 Alabama looks to keep rolling vs struggling Tennessee

Oct. 22, 2020 9:56 AM EDT

By the numbers, Alabama-Tennessee isn't much of a rivalry anymore with the Crimson Tide having won 13 straight. Don't tell that to Alabama fans. “I know it’s real big for the state of Alabama,” said Crimson Tide nose guard D.J. Dale, a native of Birmingham, Alabama. “I look at it as...

Tennessee coach fires assistant, puts pressure on Vols' QB

Oct. 19, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt isn't happy with how his Volunteers have lost two straight games after snapping an eight-game winning streak. Pruitt fired defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh, hired earlier this year, on Sunday and plans to coach the linemen himself the rest of this season. Pruitt also said...