Game By Game Look At Vols’ 2014 Schedule

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Oct 5, 2013; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones during the second half against the Georgia Bulldogs at Neyland Stadium. Georgia won in overtime 34 to 31. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

6-6 might not seem like much improvement from 2013 for the Vols, but when you consider Tennessee is replacing their entire offensive line, 6-6 isn’t too bad.

The Vols major goal for 2014 — as it was in 2013 — is to make a bowl game.

Even though we’ve projected the Vols to win six games next season (not including a possible bowl game), the potential is certainly there to win more than six games.

Of course the potential is also there for Tennessee to win less than six games.

Matchups against Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Ole Miss and Missouri could certainly go either way.

The 2014 season is hard to predict. The Vols have a lot of talented newcomers such as Jalen Hurd, Dontavius Blair. Von Pearson and others that will will make a positive impact, but it’s impossible to tell how much of an impact they’ll make until they actually take the field in game.

The Vols — as we’ve mentioned many times in the past year — are trending up, but Vol fans might have to endure one more so-so season before they can truly expect to contend for a conference championship.