Kickoff between the Vols and Wildcats is slated for 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
Saturday’s game will mark the 119th meeting between the two schools. The Vols hold an 82-26 advantage in the all-time series. The teams have played to nine ties.
Each week, Vols Wire will look back at a memorable game between Tennessee and its upcoming opponent.
This installment will revisit the Vols’ 59-21 win against Kentucky in 1998.
The Vols led 14-7 in the first quarter. Tennessee outscored Kentucky, 24-0, in the second quarter.
Quarterback Tee Martin recorded two rushing touchdowns and one passing touchdown to Cedrick Wilson. Wilson recorded four receptions and 100 receiving yards.
Martin completed 13-of-20 passing attempts, totaling 189 yards.
Jeff Hall converted three field goals for Tennessee,
Tennessee finished the 1998 season with a 13-0 record and won the SEC and national championship.