Josh Heupel and the Tennessee Volunteers may have lost to Alabama 52-24 in Tuscaloosa on Saturday night, but there were some positives for the Vols.

They only trailed 24-17 entering the fourth quarter before the wheels fell off a bit and we got the lopsided final score.

But, fans and media members are still high on Heupel and the work he’s done at Tennessee this year. Many flocked to Twitter to praise the first-year Vol head coach after the performance in Tuscaloosa.

Here’s a sampling of some of the reaction to Saturday night’s game:

Can Heupel turn the Vols into SEC East contenders? We’ll see how this team fares down the stretch, but there are some positive things happening on Rocky Top.