Schedule strength: 23rd of 112
Sept. 5 at Syracuse
Tee Martin debuts in the bedlam of the Carrier Dome. At least he'll face an Orangemen defense that is young too.
Sept. 19 vs. Florida
The Gators have beaten the Vols five straight times and have psyched them out the way Alabama used to. (It took nine years for Tennessee to turn that one around.)
Oct. 3 at Auburn
Once one of the SEC's top rivalries, then a casualty of the league's expansion to 12 teams, this matchup resumes after a six-year regular-season hiatus.