Bill Martin Football October 25, 2021
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tennessee’s Nov. 6 road game at No. 12 Kentucky will kick off at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2, as the Southeastern Conference unveiled its latest television slate on Monday.
The Volunteers (4-4, 2-3 SEC) are tied with Florida for third in the SEC East standings heading into their open date this weekend. The Wildcats (6-1, 4-1) sit in sole possession of second place in the SEC East and travel to face Mississippi State this Saturday at 7 p.m. ET in Starkville on SEC Network.
ADVERTISINGFirst-year head coach Josh Heupel‘s squad is averaging 37.4 points per game, which ranks fourth in the SEC and 17th in the FBS. Tennessee’s 299 point total has already surpassed the final tally of three of the last four Vol teams. UT owns a top 25 total offense (23rd – 457.1) and rushing offense (15th – 226.0) while leading the nation in tackles for loss with 70.0.
The Kentucky contest will be the Vols’ final regular season road game. Tennessee closes the year with three consecutive home tilts, hosting top-ranked Georgia on Nov. 13, South Alabama on Nov. 20 and Vanderbilt in the finale on Nov. 27.
Tickets are on sale now at AllVols.com.