strength of schedule

According to a popular analytics site, Football Outsiders, the Vols have the fifth-toughest schedule in all of college football this year.

Tennessee has played some of the toughest schedules in the nation since Butch Jones took over in 2013, but the 2017 slate might offer a bit of a reprieve.

A closer look at UT's strength of schedule in 2016.

The Vols face one of the most difficult schedule's in the country this year while several championship-ready teams face much easier paths.