2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
3-1, 5th in SEC - East
Tennessee squeaks past UMass 17-13 (2:48)
Catching up with Chris Berman in Knoxville (0:46)
Vols WR Johnson reflects on career day in Week 4 win (1:03)
Jones on his teams win (1:18)
Vols hold off UMass (1:32)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

New Tennessee athletic director John Currie does not want to fire Butch Jones, and has made that clear. But games like today's -- a listless performance against an 0-4 UMass team that Tennessee couldn't put away until the final minute, before a largely empty Neyland Stadium -- hurt Jones. The Vols haven't looked great in three of four games, despite a 3-1 record. The Georgia game will be huge for the fifth-year coach.

Palmer makes toe-tapping TD catch (0:41)
Butch Jones Halftime Interview (0:32)
Byrd catches TD in corner of end zone (0:27)
Comis runs for 5 yard TD (0:49)
Kelly runs for 12 yard TD (0:34)

Olivia Harlan ESPN Reporter 

Volunteers praying on the field after Vol Walk

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Vols not ruling out LB McDowell's return

Tennessee coach Butch Jones says there's now at least a possibility that linebacker Cortez McDowell could return late in the regular season or in a bowl game.

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Vols coach: RB Kelly is team's 'heart and soul'

John Kelly is the "heart and soul" of Tennessee's team, according to coach Butch Jones, but the 5-foot-9 junior running back who leads the SEC in rushing yards wants the Vols to "get some more W's."

Schedule releases: UT, UGA, UF (1:39)
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Tennessee's McDowell, Jennings out for season

Tennessee Volunteers coach Butch Jones says linebacker Cortez McDowell and wide receiver Jauan Jennings will miss the rest of the season and that safety Todd Kelly Jr. is out indefinitely.


Campus Conversation: Examining Week 3's Biggest Winners And Losers

Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel and Ryan McGee discussed what can be learned from the USC/Texas and Florida/Tennessee thrillers, Mississippi State and Clemson's big wins and more. Plus, a conversation with Mark Schlabach on the state of the SEC and another installment of "Talk Nerdy To Me."

Team Stats

Passing Yards224.871st
Rushing Yards156.577th
Points For30.3Tied-68th
Points Against21.8Tied-48th

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