Tennessee Football First Look: Alabama

Tennessee First-look Alabama

Tennessee football visits Alabama on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. Here is your first look at the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Alabama Season So Far

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 Miami (FL) W 44-13 Neutral
09/11 Mercer W 48-14 Home
09/18 Florida W 31-29 Away
09/25 S Mississippi W 63-14 Home
10/02 Mississippi W 42-21 Home
10/09 Texas A&M L 38-41 Away
10/16 Miss State W 49-9 Away
10/23 Tennessee 7:00 pm Home
11/06 LSU 1:00 pm Home
11/13 N Mex State 12:00 pm Home
11/20 Arkansas 12:00 pm Home
11/27 Auburn 12:00 pm Away

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Tennessee Alabama
Points 39.3 45.0
Points Allowed 22.9 20.1
Total YDS 473.0 482.6
Pass YDS 223.9 316.1
Rush YDS 249.1 166.4
Total YDS Allowed 368.0 303.3
Pass YDS Allowed 232.0 210.1

Alabama Injuries and Suspensions

WR] 08/13/2021 – Xavier Williams is out for season (Medical)
[LB] 08/30/2021 – Quandarrius Robinson is out indefinitely (Suspension)
[TE] 10/16/2021 – Kendall Randolph is “?” Saturday vs Tennessee U (Ankle)
[RB] 10/16/2021 – Camar Wheaton is “?” Saturday vs Tennessee U (Knee)
[LB] 10/06/2021 – Drew Sanders is out indefinitely (Hand)
[RB] 10/04/2021 – Jase MccLellan is out for season (Knee)
[LB] 09/04/2021 – Christopher Allen is out indefinitely (Foot)

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Tennessee

This Tennessee team is obviously improved. Rival schools of the Vols probably don’t want to believe that UT has gotten better but they are. Alabama has a 14-game winning streak over the Vols. That streak has been miserable for Tennessee and its fanbase. The Tennessee players need to look at this game like any other. The Alabama players pull their britches on the same way as the Vols. It’s a football game. Go out and give it your best shot and do not worry about the past.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 6:00 PM CT (7:00 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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