Pregame: Tennessee at LSU

Pregame: Tennessee at LSU
LSU running back John Emery Jr. carrying the ball (Jacob Reeder/LSU Athletics)

September 26th, 2005.

17 years, one week, and four days ago.

That's how long it's been since Tennessee's last victory over the LSU Tigers in football.

Vols fans will remember it well. The game was played on a Monday night. It was LSU's home opener. That wasn't the plan initially, but the combined effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Gulf Coast caused a reconfiguring to the LSU football schedule. So, the Vols walked into a a more raucous than usual Tiger Stadium for a late afternoon, weekday kickoff.

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