A look at Tennessee’s future opponents outside the conference
Tennessee recently made a few schedule changes for the upcoming football seasons, one for the near future and one for several years. The Vols moved their 2021 season opener against Bowling Green from Saturday, September 4 to a prime-time slot machine on Thursday night with the SEC network broadcasting the 8 p.m. kickoff now on September 2 and also booked a rematch against West Virginia in the Duke’s Mayo Classic. at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte for the 2028 season opener. With these changes in mind, it’s time to take a look at non-conference opponents on Tennessee’s future football schedules.
In his first season under the direction of the head coach Josh Heupel in 2021, the Vols are set to face Bowling Green (September 2), Pittsburgh (September 11), Tennessee Tech (September 18) and South Alabama (November 20) at Neyland Stadium, and the non-conference rosters for the 2022 and 2023 seasons are completed. There are also the second home and home games of the series for each of the next three seasons after 2021. Tennessee also has at least one non-conference scoring game booked for 2026-28.
GoVols247 takes a look at non-conference opponents currently on the books for future Tennessee football schedules.