Tennessee roared out to a 28-0 lead after one quarter and rolled from there to a 45-20 victory over visiting South Carolina on Saturday.

Quarterback Hendon Hooker passed for 225 yards and 3 touchdowns and added 66 yards and a score on the ground for the Volunteers, who improved to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in SEC play.

After the game, Josh Heupel caught up with the media to discuss his team’s play.

Here’s a look at some of his comments on the game:

On his team’s confidence after 2 dominant performances in a row:

On all of the injuries his team is dealing with at this stage of the season:

On the drop off in performance after the big first half:

On the progress of quarterback Hendon Hooker:

On the influence the up-tempo approach has on the home crowd:

On what he hopes recruits are seeing from the Vols:

On his team sitting at 4-2 halfway through the regular season: