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Alabama QB Young, LB Anderson named SEC players of year

Dec. 08, 2021 13:19 PM EST

Alabama once again collected a Southeastern Conference title and two big league-wide individual awards. Quarterback Bryce Young is the SEC’s offensive player of the year and linebacker Will Anderson Jr. is the top defensive player, as voted on by a panel of sports writers and...

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...

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,...

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...