A look back at Tennessee’s victory against Kentucky in 2021

Tennessee first fielded a football team in 1891 and the Vols have played in memorable games throughout its history.

Each week, Vols Wire will recap a memorable game against its upcoming opponent.

Vols Wire revisits Tennessee’s, 45-42, victory against Kentucky at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky on Nov. 6, 2021.

The Vols, under first-year head coach Josh Heupel, led, 24-21, at halftime.

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker completed 15-of-20 passing attempts for 316 yards and four touchdowns.

Velus Jones Jr., Cedric Tillman, JaVonta Payton and Jacob Warren scored receiving touchdowns for the Vols.

Jabari Small led Tennessee in rushing yards (55). He scored one rushing touchdown.

Jones Jr. led the Vols in receiving yards (100).

Alontae Taylor returned an interception for a 56-yard touchdown.

AP Photo/Michael Clubb

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire