KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — After their first loss in the season, Tennessee dropped from No. 2 to No. 5 on The Associated Press college football poll Sunday.
Tennessee was originally tied with Ohio State for the No. 2 spot after their win again Kentucky, 44-6. The ranking dropped after their Saturday game against Georgia who is currently No. 1. The score was 27-13 leaving Tennessee 8-1 in their season.
Tennessee is currently sitting at 1,339 points. Ahead of them is Georgia at No. 1, Ohio State at No. 2, Michigan at No. 3 and TCU at No. 4.
Tennessee was ranked No. 24 after Week 1 of the college football season. After the Vols’ win against the Pittsburgh Panthers, Tennesse went up to No. 15.
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.
Another historic game left Tennessee fans excited about the outcome. After a historic win from Tennessee against Alabama, the Vols came in at No. 3. Finally, the poll updated the points and found that Tennessee and Ohio State were tied at No. 2 last week.
With Tennessee now at No. 5, they’re looking ahead to their next game for Week 11 against Missouri on Saturday at 12 p.m in Neyland Stadium.