KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — As Tennessee is close to finishing the season, the Vols dropped from No. 5 to No. 9 on The Associated Press Top 25 College Football Poll after losing to South Carolina.
The Vols lost their second game of the season to the Gamecocks with the final score being 38-63. Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker was reported to have left the game due to a knee injury.
The Vols didn’t stop climbing the ranks as they took on Florida and beat them 38-33. Tennessee was soon ranked at No. 8 in the football poll. Then the Vols won against LSU for the first time since 2005, placing them at No. 6.
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Tennessee is 9-2 in their season and still has another game against Vanderbilt in Nashville on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m.