USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll: Where Vols are ranked after first loss

Tennessee (8-1, 4-1 SEC) suffered its first loss of the 2022 season Saturday at Georgia.

The Bulldogs defeated Tennessee, 27-13, at Sanford Stadium.

The Vols were ranked No. 1 in the first College Football Playoff top 25 released Nov. 1.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule features 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.

The Vols’ 2022 schedule features 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 and Vanderbilt.

The latest USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll was released Sunday ahead of Week 11. Below is the USA TODAY Sports AFCA Coaches Poll top 25 following Week 10.

Georgia

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Ohio State

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

TCU

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee

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Oregon

Troy Babbitt-USA TODAY Sports

USC

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

LSU

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Ole Miss

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UCLA

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Alabama

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Clemson

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Utah

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North Carolina

Craig Jones /Allsport

Penn State

Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

North Carolina State

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Tulane

Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Texas

Michael C. Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Liberty

AP Photo/Matthew Hinton

Illinois

Michael Allio-USA TODAY Sports

UCF

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas State

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Washington

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Notre Dame

Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

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