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Tennessee hands rival Vanderbilt season-ending loss, 45-21

Nov. 27, 2021 20:18 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Heupel passed both tests among the SEC Class of 2021. Tennessee's first-year head football coach won games against fellow Southeastern Conference newcomers. First it was Shane Beamer at South Carolina, then Saturday it was Clark Lea at...

Vols look to finish Heupel's debut season strong vs Vandy

Nov. 26, 2021 09:50 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Josh Heupel took over a Tennessee program depleted by transfers and rocked by an alleged recruiting scandal with one goal in mind: Getting buy-in. “A lot of coaches will tell you, when they go into a new program, the older guys are the...

Hooker leads Tennessee's rout of South Alabama 60-14

Nov. 21, 2021 00:38 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — All season, Tennessee coach Josh Heupel has stressed maintaining a high competitive level, no matter the opponent. Saturday night, thanks to a 60-14 win over South Alabama, Heupel's players proved they got the message. ...

Levis throws 4 TDs, Kentucky beats New Mexico State 56-16

Nov. 20, 2021 18:27 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky (AP) — Will Levis’ final home game this season was much like his September debut: lots of yardage and explosive plays that more than offset his miscues. Levis overcame an early fumble and an interception to throw for four touchdowns and a career-high 419...

Bowl eligibility up for grabs for Tennessee, South Alabama

Nov. 18, 2021 11:02 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee can take a very big step Saturday night in coach Josh Heupel's first season with a win against South Alabama and become bowl eligible with a game remaining. "It’s big because it shows progress in year one, just over the course of the...

Bennett, No. 1 Georgia remain perfect, rout Tennessee 41-17

Nov. 13, 2021 20:45 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Georgia Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 and just finished off a perfect run through the Southeastern Conference schedule. They're not satisfied yet. Stetson Bennett ran for a touchdown and threw for another as Georgia routed...

Kentucky eager to end 3-game skid with a win vs Vanderbilt

Nov. 11, 2021 12:37 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A season that started so very well for the Kentucky Wildcats has hit such a skid that coach Mark Stoops isn't taking any team for granted. Not even Vanderbilt, which has lost 18 straight Southeastern Conference football games. ...

No. 1 Georgia braces for challenge against Tennessee offense

Nov. 11, 2021 11:57 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top-ranked Georgia hasn’t seen an offense like Tennessee’s this season. At least that’s what the Volunteers are counting on. As the Bulldogs (9-0, 7-0, No. 1 CFP) prepare for their final Southeastern Conference game,...

No. 1 Georgia looking to finish perfect SEC run vs. Vols

Nov. 11, 2021 11:42 AM EST

No. 1 Georgia (8-0, 7-0 SEC, No. 1 CFP) at Tennessee (5-4, 3-3), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Georgia by 20 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Georgia by 25-23-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Hooker's 4 TDs help Tennessee top No. 18 Kentucky 45-42

Nov. 07, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Even for a team that's embraced a fast pace, Tennessee's efficiency against No. 18 Kentucky was something to behold. Especially the little time Hendon Hooker needed to move the Volunteers up and down the field. Hooker threw a...