KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s hopes for an appearance in the SEC Championship Game are alive thanks to Arkansas’ 31-10 victory over Florida on Saturday.
The Vols (6-3) took care of business against FCS Tennessee Tech (3-6) by a 55-0 count on Saturday, getting an overdue break from what had been the No. 1-ranked schedule in the nation.
Tennessee can win the SEC East Division if: It wins out against Kentucky (next Saturday at Neyland Stadium), vs. Missouri (Nov. 19) and at Vanderbilt (Nov. 26), AND, Florida loses to either South Carolina (at home next Saturday) or at LSU on Nov. 19.
UT coach Butch Jones was mostly pleased with his team’s victory Saturday, but at the end of the first half Jones grew animated when Tennessee was forced to settle for a field goal from the Golden Eagles’ 2-yard line.
Jones said that he was trying to get the attention of the officials with four seconds left in the half, and was also challenging his coaches to come up with a play that could be run in a four-second window.
It was Tennessee’s most lopsided win since a 63-7 vicotry over Western Kentucky in 2009.
Here’s the context of the post-game wrap up:
Tennessee beat writer Mike Griffith breaks down Vols 55-0 win
Posted by Tennessee Volunteers Insiders on Saturday, November 5, 2016