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Tennessee football schedule for 2022 season

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How do things look for Tennessee in the SEC and College Football Playoff race this year? Let's look at the full Tennessee football schedule for the Volunteers' 2022 season.

2022 Tennessee Vols Football Schedule

Week 1, Sept. 1 vs. Ball State

Week 2, Sept. 10 at Pittsburgh

Week 3, Sept. 17 vs. Akron

Week 4, Sept. 24 vs. Florida

Week 5, Oct. 1 Idle

Week 6, Oct. 8 at LSU

Week 7, Oct. 15 vs. Alabama

Week 8, Oct. 22 vs. UT Martin

Week 9, Oct. 29 vs. Kentucky

Week 10, Nov. 5 at Georgia

Week 11, Nov. 12 vs. Missouri

Week 12, Nov. 19 at South Carolina

Week 13, Nov. 26 at Vanderbilt

Tennessee football schedule analysis

Ball State Cardinals
2021 record: 6-7 (4-4 MAC)
All time series: Never played

Pittsburgh Panthers
2021 record: 11-3 (7-1 ACC)
All time series: Pitt leads, 3-0
Last meeting: Pitt won, 41-34 (2021)

Akron Zips
2021 record: 2-10 (1-7 MAC)
All time series: Tennessee leads, 2-0
Last meeting: Tennessee won, 47-26 (2012)

Florida Gators
2021 record: 6-7 (2-6 SEC)
All time series: Florida leads, 31-20
Last meeting: Florida won, 38-14 (2021)

LSU Tigers
2021 record: 6-7 (3-5 SEC)
All time series: Tennessee leads, 20-10-3
Last meeting: LSU won, 30-10 (2017)

Alabama Crimson Tide
2021 record: 13-2 (7-1 SEC)
All time series: Alabama leads, 58-38-7
Last meeting: Alabama won, 52-24 (2021)

UT Martin Skyhawks
2021 record: 10-3 (5-1 Ohio Valley)
All time series: Tennessee leads, 1-0
Last meeting: Tennessee won, 50-0 (2010)

Kentucky Wildcats
2021 record: 10-3 (5-3 SEC)
All time series: Tennessee leads, 82-26-9
Last meeting: Tennessee won, 45-42 (2021)

Georgia Bulldogs
2021 record: 14-1 (8-0 SEC)
All time series: Georgia leads, 26-23-2
Last meeting: Georgia won, 41-17 (2021)

Missouri Tigers
2021 record: 6-7 (3-5 SEC)
All time series: Tied, 5-5
Last meeting: Tennessee, 62-24 (2021)

South Carolina Gamecocks
2021 record: 7-6 (3-5 SEC)
All time series: Tennessee leads, 28-10-2
Last meeting: Tennessee won, 45-20 (2021)

Vanderbilt Commodores
2021 record: 2-10 (0-8 SEC)
All time series: Tennessee leads, 78-33-5
Last meeting: Tennessee won, 45-21 (2021)

Tennessee football 2021 scores

Week 1, Sept. 2
Bowling Green at Tennessee
Final score: Tennessee 38, Bowling Green 6

Week 2, Sept. 11
Pittsburgh at Tennessee
Final score: Pittsburgh 41, Tennessee 34

Week 3, Sept. 18
Tennessee Tech at Tennessee
Final score: Tennessee 56, Tech 0

Week 4, Sept. 25
Tennessee at No. 11 Florida
Final score: Florida 38, Tennessee 14

Week 5, Oct. 2
Tennessee at Missouri
Final score: Tennessee 62, Missouri 24

Week 6, Oct. 9
South Carolina at Tennessee
Final score: Tennessee 45, South Carolina 20

Week 7, Oct. 16
No. 13 Ole Miss at Tennessee
Final score: Ole Miss 31, Tennessee 26

Week 8, Oct. 23
Tennessee at No. 4 Alabama
Final score: Alabama 52, Tennessee 24

Week 9, Oct. 30
Idle

Week 10, Nov. 6
Tennessee at No. 18 Kentucky
Final score: Tennessee 45, Kentucky 42

Week 11, Nov. 13
No. 1 Georgia at Tennessee
Final score: Georgia 41, Tennessee 17

Week 12, Nov. 20
South Alabama at Tennessee
Final score: Tennessee 60, South Alabama 14

Week 13, Nov. 27
Vanderbilt at Tennessee
Final score: Tennessee 45, Vanderbilt 21

Music City Bowl, Dec. 30
Tennessee vs. Purdue
Final score: Purdue 48, Tennessee 45

College Football Playoff

Dec. 31, 2022 Fiesta Bowl
Dec. 31, 2022 Peach Bowl
Jan. 9, 2023 National Championship

Ohio State won the first College Football Playoff national championship in the 2014-15 season. Alabama has appeared in every CFP except one and has won three national titles. Clemson is a two-time national champion and has appeared in three total championship games.

Here's a list of every national championship game and score in College Football Playoff history.

2014-15 CFB Playoff
No. 4 Ohio State 42, No. 2 Oregon 20

2015-16 CFB Playoff
No. 2 Alabama 45, No. 1 Clemson 40

2016-17 CFB Playoff
No. 2 Clemson 35, No. 1 Alabama 31

2017-18 CFB Playoff
No. 4 Alabama 26, No. 3 Georgia 23

2018-19 CFB Playoff
No. 2 Clemson 44, No. 1 Alabama 16

2019-20 CFB Playoff
No. 1 LSU 42, No. 3 Clemson 25

2020-21 CFB Playoff
No. 1 Alabama 52, No. 3 Ohio State 24

2021-22 CFB Playoff
No. 3 Georgia 33, No. 1 Alabama 18

This is the ninth year that college football has a playoff system, which replaced the former Bowl Championship Series (BCS) ahead of the 2014 season.


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