Final 2022 USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll ballot: Brady Hoke votes Vols ahead of Alabama

Georgia defeated TCU, 65-7, in the College Football Playoff national championship game.

Following the national championship game, the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll was released.

Tennessee finished No. 6, while Alabama is ranked fifth.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule featured home games against Ball State (W, 59-10), Akron (W, 63-6), Florida (W, 38-33), Alabama (W, 52-49), UT Martin (W, 65-24), Kentucky (W, 44-6) and Missouri (W, 66-24).

The Vols’ 2022 schedule featured road contests at Pittsburgh (W, 34-27 OT) in the second edition of the Johnny Majors ClassicLSU (W, 40-13), Georgia (L, 27-13), South Carolina (L, 63-38) and Vanderbilt (W, 56-0).

Tennessee defeated Clemson, 31-14, in the Capital One Orange Bowl to conclude its 2022 season on Dec. 30.

San Diego State head coach Brady Hoke voted in the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll during the 2022 season. He served as Tennessee’s interim head coach in 2017.

Hoke’s final ballot is listed below.

Georgia

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Final 2022 record: 15-0

For more on Georgia visit UGA Wire

TCU

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 13-2

Michigan

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 13-1

For more on Michigan visit Wolverines Wire

Ohio State

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 11-2

For more on Ohio State visit Buckeyes Wire

Tennessee

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Final 2022 record: 11-2

Alabama

Photo by Dan Harralson, Vols Wire

Final 2022 record: 11-2

For more on Alabama visit Roll Tide Wire

Penn State

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 11-2

For more on Penn State visit Nittany Lions Wire

Utah

Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images

Final 2022 record: 10-4

Kansas State

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-4

Washington

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 11-2

Tulane

Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Final 2022 record: 12-2

USC

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 11-3

For more on USC visit Trojans Wire

Oregon

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-3

For more on Oregon visit Ducks Wire

Clemson

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 11-3

For more on Clemson visit Clemson Wire

LSU

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-4

For more on LSU visit LSU Tigers Wire

Texas

Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 8-5

For more on Texas visit Longhorns Wire

Florida State

Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-3

Oregon State

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-3

Notre Dame

Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 9-4

For more on Notre Dame visit Fighting Irish Wire

Mississippi State

Bryan Lynn-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 9-4

Fresno State

Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-4

Troy

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 12-2

UCLA

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 9-4

Boise State

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-4

Air Force

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Final 2022 record: 10-3

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire