Tennessee was among the nine semifinalists named for the Joe Moore Award – annually given to the best offensive line in the nation.
The Volunteers have some work to do when compared to some of the other semifinalists.
Here is a look at how the Volunteers stand compared to the other semifinalists.
Tennessee has allowed 22 sacks on the season, putting them at No. 72 nationally. They average 2.20 sacks a game. The Vols have lost 110 yards on sacks.
As far as rushing offense goes, the Volunteers rank at No. 28 in yards per game, averaging 195.5 yards.
Air Force Falcons
Air Force has allowed nine sacks on the season, placing them at No. 8 nationally. The Falcons average 0.90 sacks a game and have given up only 21 yards on sacks.
The Falcons average a whopping 334.10 rushing yards per game, putting them at No. 1 nationally.
Georgia has allowed 7 sacks for a loss of 55 yards, placing them at No. 3 nationally. They average 0.70 sacks a game.
The Bulldogs average 192.50 rushing yards a season, putting them at No. 31 nationally.
Illinois Fighting Illini
The Fighting Illini have given up 18 sacks on the season, putting them at No. 51 nationally. Illinois has given up 129 yards on sacks and averages 1.80 sacks per game.
Illinois averages 183.60 yards per game on the ground, putting them at No. 40 nationally.
Ole Miss Rebels
Ole Miss has given up 10 sacks on the year, putting them at No. 13. The Rebels have given up 72 yards on sacks and average one sack a game.
Ole Miss rushed for an average of 259.60 yards per game, ranking them at No. 3.
Michigan has given up 12 sacks, ranking them at No. 21 nationally. The Wolverines have given up 97 yards on sacks and average 1.20 sacks a game.
Michigan averages 251.41 yards per game on the ground, ranking at No. 4 nationally.
Oregon has only given up two sacks on the year, placing them at No. 1 nationally. Oregon has given up five yards and averages 0.20 sacks a game.
The Ducks average 239.40 yards a game on the ground, putting them at No. 9 nationally.
UCLA ranks No. 30 nationally in sacks given up, with 14 sacks. The Bruins have given up 88 yards on sacks, averaging 1.40 sacks a game.
UCLA averages 240.10 yards a game, ranking them at No. 8 nationally.
USC has given up 19 sacks this season, putting them at No. 56. The Trojans have given up 147 yards on sacks and average 1.90 sacks a game.
USC ranks No. 41 nationally in average rushing yards. The Trojans average 182.50 yards per game.