A look at where Lou Holtz ranked Tennessee following 8-0 start

Tennessee (8-0, 4-0 SEC) defeated Kentucky (5-3, 2-3 SEC), 44-6, Saturday at Neyland Stadium in Week 9.

The win is Tennessee’s fifth versus a top 25 opponent this season.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule features home games against Ball State (W, 59-10), Akron (W, 63-6), Florida (W, 38-33), Alabama (W, 52-49), UT Martin (W, 65-24), Kentucky and Missouri.

The Vols’ 2022 schedule features road contests at Pittsburgh (W, 34-27 OT) in the second edition of the Johnny Majors Classic, LSU (W, 40-13), Georgia, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.

The FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll was released Sunday following Week 9 games.

Tennessee is ranked No. 2 in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 poll ahead of Week 10.

College Football Hall of Fame head coach Lou Holtz votes in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll.

Next is Holtz’s individual ballot following Week 9.

1. Georgia 2. Tennessee

3. Ohio State 4. Michigan

5. Clemson 6. Alabama

7. TCU 8. Oregon

9. USC 10. UCLA

11. Ole Miss 12. Utah

13. Illinois 14. Kansas State

15. LSU 16. Penn State

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