The win marked the Cats first victory over a ranked Tennessee squad since 1959 and their first win over a ranked opponent since they defeated No. 12 Penn State in the 2019 Citrus Bowl.
With the victory, UK is now 2-2 on the season. After losing games to Auburn and Ole Miss to open the season, the Cats have now won two games in a row.
Here’s a look at how their monster win over Tennessee has affected their bowl projections.
- 247 Sports: Outback Bowl vs. Iowa Hawkeyes
- ESPN’s Kyle Bonagura: Gator Bowl vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
- ESPN’s Mark Schlabach: Music City Bowl vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers
- CBS Sports: Liberty Bowl vs. Texas Longhorns
- College Football News: Outback Bowl vs. Michigan Wolverines
- A Sea of Blue’s Aaron Gershon: Gator Bowl vs. North Carolina Tar Heels