Eight Vols earn All-SEC honors by Phil Steele

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The 2022 college football season will kick off Aug. 27 with Week 0.

Week 1 is set to kick off Sept. 1.

The Vols will host Ball State at Neyland Stadium in Week 1. Tennessee announced its season opener will be played Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. EDT. SEC Network will televise the season-opening matchup at Neyland Stadium.

Josh Heupel enters his second season as the Vols’ head coach in 2022. Heupel guided Tennessee to a 7-6 record in 2021.

Ahead of the 2022 season, Phil Steele released his All-SEC honors. Eight Vols were recognized by Steele and are listed below.

Phil Steele’s College Football Preview

Jeremy Banks (redshirt junior, linebacker): All-SEC Fourth Team

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Paxton Brooks (senior, punter): All-SEC Third Team

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Jerome Carvin (senior, offensive lineman): All-SEC Fourth Team

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Hendon Hooker (redshirt senior, quarterback): All-SEC Second Team

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Jabari Small (junior, running back): All-SEC Third Team

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Cedric Tillman (redshirt senior, wide receiver): Third-Team All-American, All-SEC First Team

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Darnell Wright (senior, offensive lineman): All-SEC Third Team

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Byron Young (senior, defensive lineman/linebacker): All-SEC Second Team

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