Where Josh Heupel’s offense ranks nationally ahead of Week 11

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 poll 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.

Following Week 10, Vols Wire looks at Josh Heupel’s offense through nine contests in 2022. Tennessee’s offensive statistics and where the Vols rank nationally following Week 10 are listed below.

Points: 408 (second nationally)

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Points per game average: 45.3 (second nationally)

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Touchdowns: 53 (second nationally)

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Rushing touchdowns: 27 (tied fourth nationally)

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Passing touchdowns: 26 (tied ninth nationally)

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Passing yards: 3,022 (third nationally)

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Rushing yards: 1,691 (38th nationally)

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Total yards: 4,713 (third nationally)

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Yards per game: 523.7 (first nationally)

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