14 Vols set, tie career highs in Week 1 against Ball State

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The 2022 season is Tennessee’s second under head coach Josh Heupel.

Heupel led the Vols to a 7-6 record in 2021 and an appearance in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule features home games against Ball State, Akron, Florida, Alabama, UT Martin, Kentucky and Missouri.

The Vols’ 2022 schedule features road contests at Pittsburgh in the second edition of the Johnny Majors Classic, LSU, Georgia, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.

2022 Tennessee Vols’ football schedule: Vols Wire’s downloadable schedule wallpaper

Tennessee defeated Ball State, 59-10, Thursday in its season-opening contest. 14 Tennessee student-athletes set or tied career highs against Ball State.

Below are Vols who set or tied career highs in Week 1. Statistical information is provided by the University of Tennessee.

Warren Burrell: 8 tackles (tie)

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Christian Charles: 8 tackles

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Bryson Eason: 2 tackles (tie)

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Kamal Hadden: 1 interception (tie)

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Jimmy Holiday: 4 receptions, 62 receiving yards, 53-yard reception, 1 receiving touchdown

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Jalin Hyatt: 1 receiving touchdown (tie)

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Tamarion McDonald: 1 interception (tie)

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Amari McNeill: 1 pass-breakup

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Walker Merrill: 1 receiving touchdown, 16-yard reception (tie)

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Gaston Moore: 17 passing yards

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Elijah Simmons: 1 tackle for a loss (tie)

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Doneiko Slaughter: 1 pass-breakup

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Omari Thomas: 1 pass-breakup (tie)

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Jaylen Wright: 1 rushing touchdown (tie), 33-yard run

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