2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
5th in SEC - East
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6dChris Low

Vols suspend Beasley after animal abuse claim

Aaron Beasley, who was expected to compete for a starting job this season, has been suspended by the Vols after accusations that he abused a kitten owned by his girlfriend's roommate. The junior linebacker has been cited for animal cruelty.

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30dAdam Rittenberg

3 Vols arrested on drug charges after incident

Tennessee second-year linebacker Martavius French was one of three players arrested on drug charges stemming from an on-campus incident.

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37dChris Low

Vols to honor contract of former interim Steele

Former Tennessee Volunteers interim head coach Kevin Steele will not be retained on Josh Heupel's staff, but will receive his full $900,000 salary over the next two years.

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Vols add veterans Garner, Martinez to staff

New Tennessee coach Josh Heupel has brought back veteran assistants Rodney Garner and Willie Martinez for return stints with the Volunteers' defensive staff.

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74dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-Vols RB Gray heads to Oklahoma as transfer

Running back Eric Gray, who led Tennessee with 772 rushing yards and finished second on the team with 30 receptions this past season, says he has transferred to Oklahoma.

Chizik discusses his favorite window for bye week (3:11)
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74dAlex Scarborough

SEC schedule opens with 3 Power 5 matchups

The SEC football schedule release on Wednesday featured the return of nonconference games and an opening-day slate on Sept. 4 that includes Power 5 matchups LSU at UCLA, Georgia vs. Clemson, and Miami vs. Alabama.

Heupel sees bright future for Tennessee football despite investigation (0:51)
Finebaum says Vols' hiring of Heupel was 'safe and underwhelming' (1:00)

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Team Stats

Passing Yards204.786th
Rushing Yards141.5Tied-85th
Points For21.5Tied-189th
Points Against30.159th