The Tennessee Volunteers moved up this week in the Associated Press poll.

After checking in at No. 25 last week, the Vols jumped up in the polls this week to No. 23.

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Saturday showed us that Tennessee has one of the most dominant running games in college football, but winning the SEC East may come down to how much improvement the defense can make from week to week.

The Vols need a better pass rush and better secondary play Saturday when the Oklahoma Sooners come to town.