The Tennessee Volunteers have suffered the last few seasons as the program has tried to get back on track. They have not won a bowl game since 2007.This may be the season where they finally right the ship, as a total of 18 starters return and a couple of players return from injury as well.
There should be a lot of optimism for this team heading into the 2012 season, but the SEC schedule still remains. If the Volunteers are to have a successful season, they will have to do so playing against teams such as South Carolina, Alabama, Florida and the rest of the gang.
As we get closer to the college football season kicking off, here are the easiest and toughest matchups for the Tennessee Volunteers in the 2012 season.