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Vols eye #1 Ranked Tide

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(WMC-TV) -The Tennessee Vols continue their stretch of top 25 opponents this week, traveling to number 1 ranked Alabama Saturday.

Despite taking down the 11th ranked South Carolina last week, the Vols first victory over a ranked opponent in 20 games, Tennessee is a 4-touchdown underdog against the Crimson Tide.

Could be because 'bama has blown by it's last 5 opponents by a combined score of 201-16, and the Vols have lost the last 6 against the Tide.

"There are no weaknesses. They have depth everywhere across the board, from special teams to offense to defense and they're very physical. They play with great effort, they're technically sound. They don't rely on just their abilities," says coach Butch Jones, who's facing the Tide for the first time as the Vols head coach.

The Vols and Tide kickoff 2:30 in Tuscaloosa.

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