Where Josh Heupel’s offense ranks nationally in 2022

Tennessee defeated Clemson, 31-14, in the Capital One Orange Bowl to conclude its 2022 season on Dec. 30.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular-season schedule featured 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 (W, 66-24).

The Vols’ 2022 schedule featured 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 (L, 63-38) and Vanderbilt (W, 56-0).

Following the conclusion of the 2022 season with Georgia defeating TCU, 65-7, in the College Football Playoff national championship game, Vols Wire looks at Josh Heupel’s offense by the numbers.

Tennessee’s offensive statistics in 2022 are listed below.



599 (second nationally)

Points per game average

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46.1 (first nationally)


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79 (first nationally)

Rushing touchdowns

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40 (third nationally)

Passing touchdowns

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38 (tied-sixth nationally)

Passing yards

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4,239 (seventh nationally)

Rushing yards

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2,593 (24th nationally)

Total yards

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6,832 (fourth nationally)

Yards per game

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525.5 (first nationally)

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