Tennessee football unveils 2020 schedule



Tennessee football released its complete 2020 schedule on Wednesday with marquee matchups against Southeastern Conference rivals Florida and Alabama highlighting the seven-game home slate.

The Volunteers will also travel to Norman, Okla., for an early-season non-conference showdown with the Oklahoma Sooners on Sept. 12.

The SEC released complete schedules for all 14 conference schools on Wednesday.

Tennessee opens the season at home on Sept. 5 against Charlotte before its trip to Oklahoma. Following its tilt with the Sooners, UT will welcome Furman to Neyland Stadium on Sept. 19 before opening SEC play against Florida in Knoxville on Sept. 26.

The Big Orange concludes its three-game homestand on Oct. 3 when Missouri visits Neyland Stadium.

The Vols hit the road to take on South Carolina on Oct. 10 before returning home to play rival Alabama on Oct. 24. Tennessee will have an extra week to prepare for the Crimson Tide with a bye slated between the two contests.

UT goes back on the road to take on SEC western division foe Arkansas on Oct. 31, which will be the program’s first trip to Fayetteville since 2011.

The Vols’ November slate consists of three SEC eastern division opponents in Kentucky, Georgia and Vanderbilt. Tennessee hosts the Wildcats on Nov. 7 before a quick trip down to Athens to play the Bulldogs on Nov. 14.

The Orange and White step of out conference play to host Troy on Nov. 21 before wrapping up the regular season with a trip to Nashville for a showdown against in-state rival Vanderbilt on Nov. 28.

The SEC Championship Game will be played on Dec. 5 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.


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