No. 6 Tennessee (10-2, 6-2 SEC) will play No. 7 Clemson (11-2, 8-0 SEC) in the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Kickoff is slated for Friday at 8 p.m. EST. ESPN will televise the matchup.
The game will mark the sixth time that the Vols have played on Dec. 30. Tennessee is 3-2 in its previous games played on this date.
The Vols last played on Dec. 30 following the 2021 season. Tennessee lost to Purdue in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl to Purdue, 48-45, in overtime.
Tennessee first played on this date in 1972 when it appeared in the Astro Bluebonnet Bowl and defeated SEC rival LSU, 24-7, in Houston, Texas.
The Vols defeated Virginia Tech, 45-24, in the 1994 Gator Bowl.
In 2010, the Vols dropped a 30-27 overtime decision to North Carolina in the Music City Bowl.
Tennessee defeated Nebraska, 38-24, in the Music City Bowl in 2016.
Tennessee’s all-time results on Dec. 30
1972: Tennessee 24, LSU 7, Astro Bluebonnet Bowl
1994: Tennessee 45, Virginia Tech 24, Gator Bowl
2010: North Carolina 30, Tennessee 27 (OT), Music City Bowl
2016: Tennessee 38, Nebraska 24, Music City Bowl
2021: Purdue 48, Tennessee 45 (OT), TransPerfect Music City Bowl