Tennessee defeated Kentucky 17-13 in Lexington on Saturday.
After starting off slowly, the Vols found a rhythm at the end of the first half and dominated Eastern New Mexico in the second.
Tennessee kept it close against the top-ranked Crimson Tide, but Alabama capitalized on Vol penalties in the second half and pulled away to secure the win.
Three takeaways from Tennessee’s first SEC win of the season, including Tennessee’s dominant defensive performance.
Georgia came into Neyland and dominated Tennessee for the final three quarters, but Tennessee may have found the answers to its offensive questions in true freshman quarterback Brian Maurer.
Tennessee struggled with both turnovers and penalties in their 34-3 loss to Florida.