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This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 26)

Over the last 100 years, Oct. 26 is the latest date the Vols and Alabama have played. In 1996, led by Peyton Manning, the Vols beat No. 12 Alabama, 20-13.


OCTOBER 26 (9-4-1)
1901 L, 5-16 Nashville
1907 W, 34-0 MARYVILLE
1912 L, 6-33 University of the South (N)@ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1913 W, 9-0 DAVIDSON
1929 W, 30-0 Washington & Lee
1935 W, 25-14 CENTRE
1940 W, 14-0 FLORIDA
1946 L, 6-19 WAKE FOREST
1957 W, 16-0 Maryland
1963 W, 49-7 CHATTANOOGA
1974 W, 29-28 CLEMSON
1985 T, 6-6 GEORGIA TECH
1996 W, 20-13 No. 12 ALABAMA
2002 L, 14-34 No. 19 ALABAMA

Saturday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/25/14)

GAMEDAY IS HERE! 

Get the latest on the Vols and Tide here: FOOTBALL CENTRAL: Vols vs. #4 Alabama.

Check out the latest from the media:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: QB conundrum: Will Worley start for Vols?
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols looking to end 7-game skid to Alabama
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Stock up, stock down for Tennessee-Alabama
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Matchups for Alabama at Tennessee
- Knoxville News Sentinel: 5 Big Things: Tennessee vs. Alabama
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Five Questions: No. 4 Alabama at Tennessee
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Peterman, Dobbs 'both' could play


News out of Alabama includes: 
- Montgomery Advertiser: Game preview: Alabama at Tennessee

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 25)

The Vols and Crimson Tide played an epic 5-overtime thriller on Oct. 25, 2003. Relive the game as Casey Clausen finished 23-of-43 for 283 yards and four touchdowns, a performance that pushed his road record as a starter at Tennessee to 12-1. James Banks set career highs in yards with 103 and touchdowns with two.

 

OCTOBER 25 (5-7-1)
1902 L, 5-12 VANDERBILT
1906 T, 5-5 American University (N) @ Harriman, Tenn.
1919 L, 0-14 Clemson
1930 W, 9-7 NORTH CAROLINA
1941 W, 21-6 CINCINNATI
1947 W, 49-0 TENNESSEE TECH
1952 W, 50-0 WOFFORD
1958 L, 0-10 FLORIDA STATE
1975 L, 14-21 NORTH TEXAS STATE
1980 L, 6-30 No. 12 PITTSBURGH
1986 L, 13-14 Georgia Tech
2003 W, 51-43 Alabama (5 OT)
2008 L, 9-29 No. 2 ALABAMA

Friday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/24/14)

The Vols are going through final preparations for Saturday's showdown with #4 Alabama. Get the full preview in our FOOTBALL CENTRAL: Vols vs. #4 Alabama and all of your fan information: GAMEDAY

Get the latest on the Vols quarterback situation from head coach Butch Jones as he spoke on The Zone 104.5 in Nashville on Thursday: Jones Updates Vols' Quarterbacks Situation On 104.5.

Saturday will mark the soft launch of the Vols' new Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio, find out more about it: Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio Launch

Also on UTSports.com: 

The latest news on the Vols includes: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Worley's status 'ongoing' for Vols-Tide
- Knoxville News Sentinel: If Worley is out, Dobbs may be in
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Peterman, Dobbs 'both' could play

Here's a look at news out of Alabama: 
- Montgomery Advertiser: Tide defense shows improvement
- Montgomery Advertiser: Notebook: Saban talks favorite movies


Thursday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/23/14)

Tennessee's assistant coaches met with the media on Wednesday to talk about the challenge of facing #4 Alabama. Get the latest: #VolReport: Always On The Ready


Other news from UTSports.com includes: 

Here's a look at what the media is writing: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Vols look to cure offensive woes
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Worley's status 'ongoing' for Vols-Tide
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Could big play break loose offense?
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Instant analysis: Jackson practices
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Mahoney: Vols' OL will 'find a way'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Vols see 'complete team' in Alabama
- Lindy's Sports: Alabama at Tennessee

Here's a look at coverage from Alabama:
- The Crimson White: Tide prepares to take on Vols

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 23)

The Vols are 11-4 all-time on Oct. 23, which includes two wins over this week's opponent Alabama. The Vols also won a game 101-0 on this date back in 1915.


OCTOBER 23 (11-4)
1867 W, 6-0 WILLIAMSBURG
1909 L, 0-3 GEORGIA
1915 W, 101-0 CUMBERLAND
1920 W, 26-0 CLEMSON
1926 W, 30-7 CENTRE
1937 W, 32-0 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1948 W, 41-0 TENNESSEE TECH
1954 W, 14-7 DAYTON
1965 W, 17-8 HOUSTON
1971 W, 10-7 vs. Mississippi State
1976 L, 18-20 No. 11 Florida
1982 L, 21-31 Georgia Tech
1999 W, 21-7 No. 10 Alabama
2004 W, 17-13 ALABAMA
2010 L, 10-41 No. 7 Alabama

The Tennessee-Alabama rivalry returned to Tuscaloosa for the first time in 69 years in 1999 and the No. 5 Vols came away with a 21-7 victory over the 10th-ranked Crimson Tide.

Wednesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/22/14)

The Vols continued prep for their second consecutive Top 5 foe as #4 Alabama comes to Neyland Stadium on Saturday. Get the latest coverage from UTSports.com: 


Here's what the media is writing: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee's defense works to keep improving
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols managing injuries on offensive line
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Gilliam gets another chance
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Worley 'making progress' from injury
- Knoxville News Sentinel: UT billboards aim to reach recruits
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones gives updates on injured Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Injured starters' statuses unclear

From the Alabama perspective: 
- The Crimson White: Tide defense gaining confidence

Tuesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/21/14)


Butch Jones and three members of the Vols defense met with the media on Monday to preview Saturday's rivalry game against Alabama. 

Here's a look at coverage on UTSports.com from Monday:

Here's what the media is writing: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Crimson Tide say they are motivated for Vols
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Corey Vereen has breakout game for UT Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones still sees progress
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Sacks not just on offensive line
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Beating Kiffin most important to fans
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols have to close gap in 'Bama rivalry
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Midstate Vols on Nashville billboards
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols fighting through top-10 gauntlet
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Jones discusses injured starters

News on Alabama includes: 
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer: Sims rolls with the Tide
- The Crimson White: Tide gears up for Tennesse trip



This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 21)

On Oct. 21, 1972, the song "Rocky Top" was performed at halftime at Neyland Stadium for the first time. As part of a country music halftime show, it was played at the Vols games vs. Alabama. The song attracted so much attention and became beloved by Vols fans everywhere. It was adopted as an official song in 1982.


OCTOBER 21 (9-10-1)
1892 L, 4-22 Vanderbilt
1893 L, 0-56 KENTUCKY A&M
1899 L, 0-5 VIRGINIA TECH
1902 W, 34-0 MARYVILLE
1905 L, 0-45 VANDERBILT
1907 W, 4-0 Clemson
1911 W, 22-5 MARYVILLE
1916 W, 26-0 SOUTH CAROLINA
1922 L, 3-7 Georgia
1933 L, 6-12 ALABAMA
1939 W, 21-0 No. 8 ALABAMA
1944 T, 0-0 ALABAMA
1950 W, 14-9 ALABAMA
1961 L, 3-34 No. 5 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1967 W, 24-13 No. 6 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1972 L, 10-17 No. 3 ALABAMA
1978 L, 17-30 No. 4 ALABAMA
1989 L, 30-47 No. 10 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
2000 W, 20-10 ALABAMA
2006 W, 16-13 ALABAMA


The Vols beat Alabama on each of the last two games played on Oct. 21. Tennessee took down the Tide in 2000, 20-10:

On Oct. 21, 2006, Tennessee beat Alabama, 16-13. That is UT's last win vs. Alabama.

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 15)

The Vols are 8-2-1 all-time on Oct. 15 including winning their last six games in a row on the date. 

Most recently in 1995, Tennessee downed Alabama, 41-14 in Birmingham as Peyton Manning connected with Joey Kent for "Touchdown on Play Number 1" as John Ward famously called. 

OCTOBER 14 (8-2-1) 
1905 T, 5-5 Clemson 
1911 L, 0-24 Georgia Tech 
1916 W, 14-0 Clemson 
1922 W, 15-0 Camp Benning 
1933 L, 2-10 Duke 
1939 W, 28-0 Chattanooga 
1944 W, 40-0 FLORIDA 
1950 W, 41-0 CHATTANOOGA 
1961 W, 52-6 TULSA 
1967 W, 24-13 GEORGIA TECH 
1995 W, 41-14 No. 12 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.

Start watching at the 5:45 mark here:

Saturday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/26/13)

It's GAMEDAY! Get all of the latest on the matchup with No. 1 Alabama in: FOOTBALL CENTRAL: #1/1 Alabama. What does this rivalry mean to Tennessee natives? Find out here: 


Here's the view from the media heading into the 96th meeting:

- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Grading the SEC's rookie coaches
- ESPN Radio, Doug Gottlieb Show: The Doug Gottlieb Show 10-23-13
- FOX Sports Gridiron Live: Butch Jones Interview
- Knoxville News Sentinel: 5 Big Things: Tennessee vs. Alabama
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Walls finding a way
- Tim Brando Show:


News out of Alabama includes:
- Tuscaloosa News:  Tennessee Preview

Friday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/25)

The Vols will head to Alabama this afternoon as Tennessee takes on the No. 1 Crimson Tide on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., on CBS. Team 117 has shown how far it has come on the field, knocking off No. 11 South Carolina last Saturday. Check out how well the Vols know each other off the field in this feature:


Also on UTSports.com: 

Here are the latest articles from the media:
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols, Tide carry Beads of Courage

Coming out of Alabama:


Thursday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/24/13)

Tennessee is seeking its third all-time win over a No. 1 team in the nation, when the Vols head to top-ranked Alabama. Get the latest in the #VolReport: Up For The Challenge

What does this rivalry mean to Vols, who grew up in the Volunteer State? Find out right here:


Here's the latest from the media: 

- Knoxville News Sentinel: ESPN puts Alabama on upset alert
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols' coaches relive 'The Catch'
- Lindy's Sports Annuals: Tennessee at Alabama


News out of Alabama includes: 

Wednesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/23/13)

The Vols continued to prep for the 96th chapter in the rivalry of the Tennessee-Alabama series. Read about it in #VolReport: Readying For Rival.

Also on UTSports.com: 

Here's the latest from the media: 
- CBS Sports.com: Tennessee-Alabama Preview
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee Vols secondary shows marked improvement

News out of Alabama includes: 

Tuesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/22/13)

Butch Jones met with the media on Monday to preview the Vols' game at No. 1 Alabama. Check out the #VolReport from the presser:


Also on UTSports.com: 

Here's what the media is writing:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT's Michael Palardy becoming a celebrity

News on Alabama includes: 

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 21)

On Oct. 21, 1972, the song "Rocky Top" was performed at halftime at Neyland Stadium for the first time. As part of a country music halftime show, it was played at the Vols games vs. Alabama. The song attracted so much attention and became beloved by Vols fans everywhere. It was adopted as an official song in 1982.

OCTOBER 21 (9-10-1)
1892 L, 4-22 Vanderbilt
1893 L, 0-56 KENTUCKY A&M
1899 L, 0-5 VIRGINIA TECH
1902 W, 34-0 MARYVILLE
1905 L, 0-45 VANDERBILT
1907 W, 4-0 Clemson
1911 W, 22-5 MARYVILLE
1916 W, 26-0 SOUTH CAROLINA
1922 L, 3-7 Georgia
1933 L, 6-12 ALABAMA
1939 W, 21-0 No. 8 ALABAMA
1944 T, 0-0 ALABAMA
1950 W, 14-9 ALABAMA
1961 L, 3-34 No. 5 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1967 W, 24-13 No. 6 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1972 L, 10-17 No. 3 ALABAMA
1978 L, 17-30 No. 4 ALABAMA
1989 L, 30-47 No. 10 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
2000 W, 20-10 ALABAMA
2006 W, 16-13 ALABAMA


The Vols beat Alabama on each of the last two games played on Oct. 21. Tennessee took down the Tide in 2000, 20-10:

On Oct. 21, 2006, Tennessee beat Alabama, 16-13. That is UT's last win vs. Alabama.

Monday's Tennessee Football Briefing (7/8/13)

Get your Monday started off right with a few stories on the football team:

- The Chattanooga Times Free Press has this story on mid-summer session enrollee Ryan Jenkins, a UT legacy: Wide receiver Ryan Jenkins eager to join Vols.

- Also in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, check out this story on freshman Riley Ferguson and his family's connection to UT: Riley Ferguson's 'PawPaw' nearly a Vols star.

- Nooga.com continues its previews of Vols' opponents with a look at Alabama: Vols 2013 opponent look ahead: Alabama.

Vols-Bama Game Draws 4.2 Million Viewers


ESPN's prime time telecast of Alabama at Tennessee, was the second most-viewed night game on Oct. 20. The game averaged 4,223,000 viewers on a 2.5 US rating (2.9 coverage rating).

The game averaged a 41.7 metered market rating in Birmingham, the fifth highest-rated regular-season college football game on ESPN in the market. The other top markets: Knoxville (27.6 rating), Nashville (15.5 rating), Memphis (10.4 rating) and Atlanta (6.2 rating).

ABC's Saturday Night Football Presented by Windows 8 - Baylor at Texas and Florida State at Miami - averaged 4,843,000 viewers on a 3.1 rating, making it the most-viewed game of the night and less than 60,000 viewers from the most-viewed telecast of the day (CBS's South Carolina at Florida matchup averaged 4,900,000 viewers on a 3.1 rating).

ESPN's LSU at Texas A&M Saturday noon telecast averaged 4,176,000 viewers on a 2.8 national rating (3.2 coverage rating). The top five metered markets for the telecast: New Orleans (18.7 rating), Birmingham (11.1 rating), Austin (10.3 rating), Knoxville (9.1 rating), Houston (6.9 rating) and San Antonio (6.9 rating).

Monday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/22)

The Vols will be back on Haslam Field on Monday morning as they start practice for Saturday's game at South Carolina. Be sure to watch Derek Dooley's Monday Press Conference at 12 Noon on UTSports.com.

Here are the latest stories from the media:

- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee Vols put Bama loss in the past
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Is Tennessee's fan base unrealistic about Vols?
- Inside Tennessee: Vol Notebook: Game 7
- Volquest: The Day After

Sunday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/21)

Tennessee Lost 44-13 to No. 1 Alabama on Saturday night before a sellout crowd at Neyland Stadium. Check out Videos from Vols-Alabama as well as a feature on the pregame ceremony honoring former coach Phillip Fulmer, '97 Vols Honored on Special Night.


Here is the media's coverage on the game:

- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Vols of 1997 recall better times in Knoxville
- Inside Tennessee: Bama rips Vols
- Inside Tennessee: More from Moore
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Alabama-Tennessee Report Card


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