Tennessee took care of business Saturday night by defeating the Akron Zips 47-26 at Neyland Stadium.
The score was no indication of how the game actually was played, as the Vols were locked with Akron 23-23 at the half and pulled to within four points of the Vols to start the fourth quarter 30-26.
The Zips (1-3) have only won three games out of their last 28. They were 32-point underdogs to the Vols (3-1) (0-1). With Tennessee in the SEC and Akron in the MAC, to be tied at half was an absolute disgrace to a program like Tennessee’s.
It is, however, just a sample of the state Tennessee football is in at this point in time. With the next four teams on Tennessee’s schedule in the top 25 nationally, the fact that the Zips scored 27 points on Tennessee’s first team defense is an ominous reflection of what lies down the road.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.