Vols will be bowling in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl against Indiana

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Vols will face off against Indiana in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla. on January 2 at 7 p.m.

Indiana has lost two of its last three games. The 8-4 Hoosiers have lost to Ohio State, Michigan State, Penn State and Michigan this season.

After a disappointing start, Tennessee ended the season on a hot streak.

Tennessee went 7-5 in the regular season, winning their last five games, which included four SEC conference games.

This will be the Vols first bowl appearance since 2016, when Tennessee defeated Nebraska, 38-24, in the Music City Bowl.

Tennessee had been mentioned as a possible team in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, the Outback Bowl, the Music City Bowl, and even the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

The last appearance in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl was in a win over Iowa, 45-28, in January 2015.

The Vols last played the Outback Bowl back in January 2008 in a 21-17 win over Wisconsin.

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